Northern Ireland Music Prize
Single of the Year
Winner – Kitt Philippa ‘Human’
Kitt Philippa has won, by public vote, the 2018 ‘Single of the Year’ at the Northern Ireland Music Prize for their single ‘Human’.
‘Human’ is a powerful plea to be kind and to look after each other – delivered with poise and purpose through a delicate and uplifting electronic lens. ‘Human’ was released earlier this year and has been championed by Mary Anne Hobbs, Tom Robinson, Phil Taggart, Today FM, RTE 2FM, Nialler 9, Hotpress, The Line of Best Fit….
Kitt Philippa was presented with the award, by previous NI Music Prize winner SOAK, at the Ulster Hall Belfast on Thursday 14th November 2018. In an emotional acceptance speech Kitt addressed the recurring theme of the night – mental health. “My family, and those very close to me, have been and are vital. These years have not been easy. Taking care of my mental health is a journey and it’s ongoing. that’s okay.”
2018 has signaled a triumphant return to form for Kitt Philippa – their current single ‘Grace’ is #PlayIrishArtist of the week on Today FM [available now on all major online platforms] and they will play live on the following dates;
26th Nov – Oh Yeah Centre [Belfast] w/ SOAK
27th Nov – The Grand Social [Dublin] w/ SOAK
01st Dec – Other Voices [Dingle]
10th Dec – The Empire [Belfast] w/ Villagers