Snappy R&B duo Snakehips ponder their crazy year, which has culminated in them winning the coveted Best Contemporary Song Award at the Ivor Novello Awards 2016...

Anita Awbi
  • By Anita Awbi
  • 3 Jun 2016
  • min read
If Disclosure got together with the Avalanches and Sun Glitters, their glitchy sunshine R&B might sound a little like production wizkids Snakehips.

Oliver Lee and James Carter are the brains and beats behind the chart-busting moniker and, since their inception in 2014, they’ve remixed a swathe of going concerns from Banks and The Weeknd to Bondax and Wild Belle.

In October 2015, they released the single All My Friends, featuring American vocalist Tinashe and Chance the Rapper. It’s since gone top five in the UK and bagged them the Best Contemporary Song accolade at the 2016 Ivor Novello Awards.

We were on hand at the ceremony to learn more about their award-winning hit and find out what the rest of 2016 has in store for them…