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Rag'n'Bone Man

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Rag'n'Bone Man
Rag'n'Bone Man performing in June 2017
Rag'n'Bone Man performing in June 2017
Background information
Birth nameRory Charles Graham
Also known as
  • Rag ‘n’ Bonez
  • Moon
Born (1985-01-29) 29 January 1985 (age 39)
Uckfield, East Sussex, England
  • Singer
  • songwriter
  • rapper
Years active2010–present

Rory Charles Graham (born 29 January 1985), better known as Rag'n'Bone Man, is a British singer and songwriter.[6] He is known for having a deep baritone voice. His first hit single was "Human". It was released in 2016, and his first album of the same name was released in 2017. At the 2017 Brit Awards, he was named British Breakthrough Act and won the Critics' Choice Award.[7]

Awards[change | change source]

Year Awards Category Work Result
2017 Brit Awards[8] Critics' Choice Award Himself Won
British Breakthrough Act Won
Echo Awards International Newcomer Won
International Male Artist Won
MTV Europe Awards Best New Act Nominated
Best Push Act Nominated
NRJ Music Awards International Breakthrough of the Year Won
2018 Brit Awards British Male Solo Artist Nominated
British Album of the Year Human Nominated
British Single of the Year "Human" Won
Denmark GAFFA Awards Best Foreign New Act Himself Nominated

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Rag 'n' Bone Man | Biography & History". AllMusic.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Beaumont, Mark (15 February 2017). "Rag'n'Bone Man review – retro-soul spirituals with lounge rap interludes". The Guardian.
  3. Reed, Ryan (11 January 2019). "Hear Calvin Harris' Brassy New Song With Rag'n'Bone Man, 'Giant'". Rolling Stone.
  4. "Columbia Records on Facebook". Columbia Records. 19 December 2016. Retrieved 21 December 2016.
  5. "BRITs 2017 Critics' Choice Shortlist: Dua Lipa, Anne-Marie, Rag'n'Bone Man Make the Cut". Billboard. 2 December 2016. Retrieved 21 December 2016.
  6. Graham, Rory Charles. "ASCAP Ace Search". American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP). Retrieved 29 April 2017.
  7. "HITS Daily Double : Rumor Mill – SONY MUSIC U.K.'S TIPS FOR 2016". Hitsdailydouble.com. Retrieved 23 December 2016.
  8. Hann, Michael (8 December 2016). "Rag'n'Bone Man wins 2017 Brits critics' choice award". The Guardian. Retrieved 18 February 2017.