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Rina Sawayama is British: British-Japanese Breakout Star is Deemed Ineligible for 2 Top British Awards

Here are the bullet points: Rina Sawayama was born in Japan and then moved to the UK as a child, and has been living there for 25 years. Rina is signed to a UK record label and the album is recorded and mixed in the UK. You need a British passport to qualify for the Mercury Prize and the Brit Awards, the 2 biggest music awards in the UK.