Artist 


Stormzy
   
Number of songs: 9 | Total weeks on charts: 54
Appearing in a total number of: 15 charts | Total period running: 177 days
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Biography

Michael Omari (born 26 July 1993), better known by his stage name Stormzy, is an British MC who makes both grime and rap music. Stormzy won Best Grime Act at the 2014 MOBO Awards and was named as an artist to look out for in the BBC's influential Sound of 2015 list. Stormzy describes himself as "a child of grime" influenced by the likes of Wiley and Skepta, but also cites R&B singers such as Frank Ocean and Lauryn Hill as influences on his sound. Stormzy began MCing at the age of 11 and would go to his local youth club to clash older MCs.

After garnering attention on the UK underground music scene via his Wicked Skengman series of freestyles over classic grime beats, Stormzy released his debut EP Dreamers Disease independently in July 2014. On 22 October, Stormzy won Best Grime Act at the MOBO awards. Later that month he became the first unsigned rapper to appear on Later with Jools Holland performing the song "Not That Deep" from his Dreamers Disease EP. In November 2014 Stormzy collaborated with rapper Chip and Shalo on the track "I'm Fine", also appearing in a video for the song. The track is part of Chip's upcoming Believe & Achieve project.

On 7 January 2015 Stormzy came number 3 in the BBC Introducing top 5 on Radio 1. In March 2015 he released the single "Know Me From", which entered the UK Singles Chart at number 49. In September 2015, he released his final instalment to his online "WickedSkengMan" freestyle series with "WickedSkengMan 4" onto iTunes, along with a studio version of his "Shut Up" freestyle that has accumulated 6.9 million views. "WickedSkengMan 4" instantly rose in the iTunes chart to number 3 and remained in the top 20 during its week of release. On September 18, 2015, it entered the UK Singles Chart at number 18, becoming Stormzy's first top 40 entry.
Sources: Last.fm, Wikipedia


Stormzy in the news
MOBO Award Winners 2017: Stormzy Dominates As Girlfriend Maya Jama Cheers On Triple Win (01/12/2017) Camila Cabello Dominates The UK Singles Chart For Another Week At No 1 With 'Havana' (13/11/2017)
Camila Cabello's Havana Keeps No 1 Spot On UK Singles Chart (06/11/2017) Krept & Konan Enter Top 10 Of The Official UK Album Chart Twice (28/10/2017)
Ed Sheeran, Stormzy, Love Island, Ariana Grande, Beauty & The Beast Win BBC Radio 1's Teen Awards (23/10/2017) Sony/ATV And Stellar Songs Sign Diztortion To Worldwide Deal (10/10/2017)
Taylor Swift, Kendrick Lamar & Dua Lipa Leads 2017 MTV Europe Music Awards Nominations (05/10/2017) JP Cooper Releases New Song "Wait"; Debut Album "Raised Under Grey Skies" Out October 6th (28/08/2017)
"Despacito" Enters The History Books As It Returns To Top Of The UK Singles Chart! (29/07/2017) Lana Del Rey's Lust For Life Earns Her A Third UK No 1 Album (29/07/2017)
Mercury Prize 2017 Shortlist: Ed Sheeran, Stormzy & The xx Lead Nominations (27/07/2017) DJ Khaled Ends Despacito's Reign At The Top With His 2nd UK No 1 On The UK Singles Chart (24/07/2017)
BET Networks Announces Official Nominees For The 2017 "BET Awards" (15/05/2017) Linkin Park Announce One More Light World Tour With Special Guest Machine Gun Kelly (03/05/2017)
Jay Z, J. Cole, The Chainsmokers Headline 2017 "Budweiser Made In America" Festival (02/05/2017)
Songs by Stormzy
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