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Loyle Carner abandons BBC Radio 1 Live Lounge after he’s told his covers ‘aren’t big enough hits’

Loyle Carner was forced to abandon his Live Lounge performance (Picture: FeatureflashSHM/REX/Shutterstock)

Loyle Carner has pulled a shock move and abandoned his plans to play Radio 1’s live lounge with just hours to spare.

The rapper was due to perform his covers on the show on Thursday 15 February, but was forced to pull out after bosses said his covers were no good.

He picked tracks from Kanye, Kendrick Lamar and the Fugees, but was apparently told they weren’t ‘big enough hits’ for him to go through with the performance.

Loyle tweeted the news: ‘Sadly I won’t be in the live lounge today. Even though I wrote 3 covers. Kendrick Lamar – Feel,… Read the full story

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