Griff has beat out Rina Sawayama and Pa Salieu to win the BRITs Rising Star award.
Voted for by a panel of industry professionals, including artists, critics, producers, songwriters and more, the news arrives ahead of the full award ceremony, which will take place on Tuesday 11th May.
Previous winners include Adele, Florence + The Machine, Sam Smith, Rag ‘N’ Bone Man, Ellie Goulding, and last year’s winner, Celeste.
Griff has also announced a new mixtape, ‘One Foot In Front Of The Other’, which will be released on 11th June, and a UK tour. Catch her live at the following:
20 Dublin, Academy Green Room
22 Glasgow, King Tuts
23 Manchester, Deaf Institute
25 Birmingham, O2 Academy 3
27 London, Heaven
The EP’s tracklisting reads:
‘Shade Of Yellow’
‘One Foot In Front Of The Other’