James Bay wins 2015 Critics' Choice award

  • James Bay, the singer and songwriter, has won the Brits Critics' Choice award, beating the other contenders Years and Years and George The Poet, according to media reports.

    The prize only applies to new performers, who are set to release their first album the following year.

    The formal handing over of the trophy will take place on February 25.

    Describing himself as “pretty speechless” on hearing the news, Bay said he “never thought I'd actually be getting an award myself.”

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