GOING to gigs and concert events will certainly be again on the agenda in 2021.
And there’s nothing fairly like discovering a brand new artist. JACQUI SWIFT picks SFTW’s prime ten suggestions for 2021 – who’re all set to be big hits.
Child Queen has been been likened to a cross between Matty Healy and Charli XCX
SINCE her debut EP was launched in November there’s been a buzz across the South African-born, London-based multi- instrumentalist and singer Bella Latham.
She adopted the identify Child Queen after shifting to London as a young person and being impressed to jot down concerning the lifetime of Instagram influencers and vogue events she discovered herself in.
She’s been likened to a cross between Matty Healy and Charli XCX, and electro-pop tracks like Web Faith and Buzzkill showcase her sincere and straight-talking lyrics.
The Snuts cite Primal Scream, Arctic Monkeys and The View as inspirations
THE West Lothian four-piece scored a prime 15 album chart place with their Mixtape EP.
The band, fronted by Jack Cochrane on vocals and guitar, met in school and are Joe McGillveray (guitar), Callum Wilson (bass) and Jordan “Joko” Mackay (drums).
They cite Primal Scream, Arctic Monkeys and The View as inspirations and have already supported The Libertines and pal Lewis Capaldi on tour.
Anticipate large issues when their debut album WL is launched in March.
In addition they bought out Glasgow’s legendary Barrowlands venue in June.
Lola Lennox began enjoying piano aged seven and writing songs at 15
HER first official single Again At Fallacious was executively produced by her well-known mum, Annie Lennox, however the highlight is now on Lola in her personal proper.
The Royal Academy of Music graduate began enjoying piano aged seven and writing songs at 15.
She’s simply launched new single La La Love Me and has a debut EP due in March.
Lola has hung out within the studio over the previous yr with the likes of Eg White (Florence & The Machine, Sam Smith) and former Semisonic singer Dan Wilson, who co-wrote Somebody Like You with Adele.
It’s going to be a giant yr for Lola.
Cassia put out their debut album Reproduction in 2019 and launched their irresistible observe Do It Proper earlier this yr
MANCHESTER trio Cassia are Rob Ellis (guitar and vocals), Lou Cotterill (bass and vocals) and Jacob Leff (drums and vocals).
They put out their debut album Reproduction in 2019 and launched their irresistible observe Do It Proper earlier this yr.
They promise to begin “the largest social gathering ever” after they’re capable of return to touring, and have already graced Studying and Leeds Festivals, All Factors East, Truck Pageant, Y Not, TRNSMT, Kendal Calling, Electrical Picnic and SXSW.
Sam Fischer went to highschool with Delta Goodrem and almost turned a tennis professional earlier than music stole his coronary heart
AUSSIE-born Sam already has a CV to boast about, having written for Keith City, Jessie J, Demi Lovato and Ciara.
He’s additionally toured with Lewis Capaldi and was on account of help Niall Horan earlier than the pandemic struck.
The LA-based singer has had a success with This Metropolis and launched Homework in the summertime.
He’s friends with Meghan Trainor, went to highschool with Delta Goodrem and almost turned a tennis professional earlier than music stole his coronary heart.
Jessie Jo Stark’s finest pal is Bella Hadid and Cher is her godmother
THE daughter of Richard and Laurie Stark – house owners of posh jewellers Chrome Hearts – Jesse Jo isn’t any stranger to fame; her finest pal is Bella Hadid and Cher is her godmother.
She’s opened for Weapons n’ Roses, Sunflower Bean, Jane’s Habit and The Vaccines.
The LA-born singer was raised on Fleetwood Mac, The Conflict, Britney Spears and David Bowie whereas Steve Jones from the Intercourse Pistols produced her first EP, Down Your Drain.
She has lately collaborated with Vivienne Westwood.
Charlotte Jane has already toured with Jess Glynne, Dennis Lloyd, Image This and JC Stewart
THE Hull native has already performed the Studying and Leeds festivals and has toured with Jess Glynne, Dennis Lloyd, Image This and JC Stewart whereas her latest single Get It Proper has earned reward from Spotify, Apple and Deezer.
The observe was co-written with Dayyon Alexander (Ella Mai, Demi Lovato) and Jeff Shum (John Legend, Camila Cabello) and Paolo Nutini and Ed Sheeran are large followers.
Tekno, aka Augustine Miles Kelechi, can be Billie Eilish’s favorite artist
YOU’LL know the Nigerian Afropop singer from his work with Drake and after he featured on Beyonce’s Black is King album.
Tekno, aka Augustine Miles Kelechi, can be Billie Eilish’s favorite artist. She informed Self-importance Truthful: “There isn’t one track that I don’t like that he has put out.”
Tekno began releasing music seven years in the past and Duro and Pana have been the tracks that obtained him seen.
He’s simply put out debut album Previous Romance
Gracey is a large star on TikTok the place her track Alone In My Room (Gone) went viral
SHE’S somebody chances are you’ll already know for the reason that Brighton-born singer (aka Grace Barker) has written songs for Jonas Blue, Rita Ora, Raye and Olly Murs.
Don’t Want Love, her observe with 220 KID, was a Prime 10 hit in April and he or she’s been an enormous star on TikTok the place her track Alone In My Room (Gone) went viral.
The singer grew up idolising Gwen Stefani and Katy Perry, and was noticed by Xenomania songwriter Brian Higgins (Cher, Women Aloud).
Wesley Joseph has written, directed and scored the Bafta-backed movie Pandomony
MULTI-TALENTED Wesley is a songwriter, producer and film-maker from Birmingham.
He was a member of hip-hop collective OG Horse with Jorja Smith, and counts Sleaford Mods as big followers.
He has put out tracks together with Imaginary Pals, Martyrs and Ghostin’ and he has written, directed and scored the Bafta-backed movie Pandomony.
11. Berwyn – London rapper who has labored with Headie One and who you may need seen on Later . . . With Jools Holland in June when he carried out a particular model of Glory to help the Black Lives Matter motion.
12. Holly Humberstone – noticed after supporting Lewis Capaldi, this Grantham singer can be set for nice issues.
13. Alfie Templeman – teenage multi-instrumentalist and producer you may know from Happiness In Liquid Type, a observe he made with Justin Younger from The Vaccines.
14. Luz – Irish singer songwriter who has been given the thumbs up by Dua Lipa.
Emily Burns started writing songs as a receptionist at Abbey Highway studios
15. Tiggs Da Writer – rapper, singer, songwriter and producer from South London, through Tanzania.
16. Alewya – self-taught producer, singer-songwriter and artist impressed by her African roots and UK membership tradition.
17. Emily Burns – Scottish-born singer songwriter who started writing songs as a receptionist at Abbey Highway studios.
Cautious Clay has collaborated with the likes of Billie Eilish, John Mayer, John Legend and Taylor Swift
18. Noisy – managed by the identical individuals as Convey Me The Horizon, this digital trio are set to help Yungblud and You Me At Six on tour in 2021.
19. Cautious Clay – aka Joshua Karpeh, Clay is a singer, songwriter, producer and multi-instrumentalist who has collaborated with the likes of Billie Eilish, John Mayer, John Legend and Taylor Swift.
20. Blood Wizard – new undertaking from Cai Burns, frontman of the Nottingham punk band Kagoule.
21. Lady In Crimson – Norwegian indie singer, aka Marie Ulven Ringheim, who makes bed room pop about love and her struggles with psychological well being
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