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        At just 19 years of age, Dave has quickly established himself as one of the UK's most exciting new talents. While yet to release his debut album, he has already been tipped by the BRIT Awards as their youngest nominee of 2018, following his public-voted win at the 2017 MOBOs for Best Newcomer. His award show nods follow the success of his second EP 'Game Over', which peaked at #2 on iTunes and included the smash hit 'No Words' that entered the year as the highest charting independent single for six consecutive weeks.

        Similarly to Dave's debut EP 'Six Paths', 'Game Over' showcases the intelligent wordplay and socio-political commentary that he has become synonymous with, balanced alongside infectious melodic hits featuring production from the likes of Fraser T Smith (Adele, Sam Smith, Stormzy) and Steel Banglez (Mist, Krept and Konan.)

        The palpable sense of excitement around Dave has earned him famous fans from Hans Zimmer to Drake, with the latter remixing the London rapper's breakthrough track 'Wanna Know' in 2016. Subsequently, last year saw Dave selling out two back-to-back London shows in less than five minutes, before embarking on sold-out tours across both the UK and Australia. Such demand was proved well-earned with both The Times and The Guardian awarding his London headline show 5 Stars.

        This year sees Dave embark on a US Tour, where he has already been hotly tipped by XXL and listed by Billboard as "primed to take over America in 2018", before releasing his much-anticipated debut album.

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  • 13 Aug, 2018

    Rize Festival 2018

    The Rize Festival takes place next weekend in Chelmsford, Essex & features a whole host of Primary Talent International artists.

    Friday 17th August
    ...Plan B
    ...Circa Waves
    ...Dave
    ...Tom Grennan
    ...Jacob Banks
    ...Brand New Friend

    Saturday 18th August
    ...Maximo Park
    ...The Manor
    ...Bad Sounds
    ...Kawala
    ...Majestic
    ...Jaguar Skills
    ...Spring King
    ...Ten Tonnes

    www.rizefestival.co.uk

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  • 10 Aug, 2018

    AIM Independent Music Awards 2018

    The AIM Independent Music Awards have announced their list of nominees, for this year's awards, which include many artists from the Primary Talent International artist roster.
    The awards event will be held at The Brewery in Clerkenwell, London on 4th September.

    Best Independent Track of the Year
    ...Dave - 'Question Time'
    ...Wolf Alice - 'Don't Delete The Kisses'

    Best International Breakthrough Artist
    ...Cigarettes After Sex

    Best Live Act
    ...DMA'S

    PPL Award Most Played New Independent Act
    ...Dave

    www.musicindie.com/aim-independent-music-awards-2018-nominations-announced/

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  • 03 Jun, 2018

    Stormzy & Dave: Ivor Novello Award Winners

    The Ivor Novello Awards were held in Grosvenor House, London and award winners featured:

    Best Album: Stormzy 'Gang Signs & Prayer'
    Best Contemporary Song: Dave 'Question Time'

    www.theguardian.com/music/2018/may/31/ivor-novello-awards-dave-stormzy-ed-sheeran-elbow

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  • 25 Apr, 2018

    Stormzy & Dave: Ivor Novello Awards

    Both Stormzy & Dave have been nominated in this year's Ivor Novello Awards, the winners will be announced on 31st May.

    Best Contemporary Song
    ...Stormzy: 'Don't Cry For Me'
    ...Dave: 'Question Time'

    Best Album
    ...Stormzy: 'Gang Signs & Prayer'

    www.theguardian.com/music/2018/apr/24/stormzy-and-ed-sheeran-up-for-two-ivor-novello-awards-2018

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  • 13 Apr, 2018

    Lovebox 2018

    The Lovebox festival, takes place in Gunnersbury Park, London on 13th / 14th July & features several Primary Talent & Decked Out artists.

    ...Dave
    ...Jacob Banks
    ...Green Velvet
    ...Mike Skinner & Murkage
    ...Jamz Supernova
    ...Steel Banglez
    ...Star.One

    www.loveboxfestival.com

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  • 21 Feb, 2018

    Brit Awards 2018

    The Brit Awards 2018 will take place tonight at the O2 Arena, London from 19.30. News feature in The Independent.
    Primary Talent International artists that have been nominated include:

    BRITISH BREAKTHROUGH ARTISTS
    ...Dave
    ...J Hus
    ...Loyle Carner

    BRITISH MALE SOLO
    ...Loyle Carner
    ...Stormzy

    MASTERCARD BRITISH ALBUM OF THE YEAR
    ...J Hus - 'Common Sense'
    ...Stormzy - 'Gang Signs & Prayer'

    BRITISH SINGLE
    ...J Hus - 'Did You See'

    BRITISH GROUP
    ...Wolf Alice

    BRITISH FEMALE SOLO
    ...Kate Tempest

    www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/music/news/brit-awards-2018-nominations-full-list-ed-sheeran-dua-lipa-paloma-faith-stormzy-latest-updates-a8217451.html

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  • 14 Feb, 2018

    Lovebox Festival 2018

    Lovebox will take place in Gunnersbury Park, London from 13th to 14th July and features these Primary Talent & Decked Out artists.

    ...Dave
    ...Jacob Banks
    ...Green Velvet
    ...Mike Skinner & Murkage
    ...Jamz Supernova
    ...Star.One

    www.loveboxfestival.com

  • 05 Feb, 2018

    Parklife 2018

    The Parklife festival in Heaton Park, Manchester from 9th-10th June will feature a host of Primary Talent & Decked Out artists:

    ...Justice
    ...J Hus
    ...MK
    ...Dave
    ...Green Velvet
    ...Kim Ann Foxman
    ...Jamz Supernova

    www.parklife.uk.com

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  • 17 Jan, 2018

    V05 NME Awards 2018 - The Nominations

    The V05 NME Awards will be presented at an event at the O2 Academy Brixton, in London on Wednesday 14th February. A great many artists from the Primary Talent International roster have been nominated this year, as follows:

    BEST BRITISH BAND
    ...Alt-J
    ...Wolf Alice
    ...The 1975

    BEST BRITISH SOLO ARTIST
    ...Stormzy
    ...Loyle Carner

    BEST INTERNATIONAL SOLO ARTIST
    ...Lana del Rey

    BEST NEW ARTIST
    ...J Hus
    ...The Magic Gang

    BEST ALBUM
    ...J Hus - 'Common Sense'
    ...Wolf Alice - 'Visions Of A Life'
    ...Loyle Carner - 'Yesterdays Gone'

    BEST TRACK
    ...The Horrors - 'Something To Remember Me By'

    BEST LIVE ARTIST
    ...Stormzy

    BEST MIXTAPE
    ...Dave - 'Game Over'
    ...Avelino - 'No Bullshit'

    BEST VIDEO
    ...Pale Waves - 'Television Romance'

    MUSIC MOMENT OF THE YEAR
    ...Noel Gallagher: Plays 'Don't Look Back In Anger' @ Manchester Arena

    BEST FESTIVAL HEADLINER
    ...The 1975
    ...Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds

    HERO OF THE YEAR
    ...Ellie Rowsell (Wolf Alice)

    www.nme.com/news/music/vo5-nme-awards-2018-nominations-vote-2220352

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  • 15 Jan, 2018

    Brit Awards 2018 Nominees

    Nominees for the Brit Awards 2018 have been shortlisted, the winners will be announced at the O2 Arena, London on 21st February.

    BRITISH BREAKTHROUGH ARTISTS
    ...Dave
    ...J Hus
    ...Loyle Carner

    BRITISH MALE SOLO
    ...Loyle Carner
    ...Stormzy

    MASTERCARD BRITISH ALBUM OF THE YEAR
    ...J Hus - 'Common Sense'
    ...Stormzy - 'Gang Signs & Prayer'

    BRITISH SINGLE
    ...J Hus - 'Did You See'

    BRITISH GROUP
    ...Wolf Alice

    BRITISH FEMALE SOLO
    ...Kate Tempest

    www.brits.co.uk/nominees

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