The Ivors honour excellence in British music writing and are widely accepted as the top awards in UK songwriting. Tinie won the prize along with his ‘Pass Out’ co-writers Timothy McKenzie and Marc Williams.
The honour comes hot on the heels of the news that Tinie’s debut American single release, ‘Written In The Stars’, is now a massive hit Stateside. It is currently at number nine in the main singles chart and has just been certified platinum for sales of over a million, making him the first UK rapper ever to achieve platinum sales in America for a debut single. Go Tinie!
Tinie’s debut album, ‘Disc-Overy’ was released in the US this week. And here’s a reminder of that brilliant single and current US top 10 hit ‘Written In The Stars’: