Aka one-woman pop-indie-blues-rock singer Florence Welch, a modern-day Kate Bush with the grit of PJ Harvey. Her debut release, the Brit award-winning 'Lungs', notched up a staggering 65 consecutive weeks in the UK Top 40 album charts, while her follow-up Ceremonials debuted at no.1. She also scored a no.2 hit by teaming up with Dizzee Rascal on her memorable cover of The Source/Candi Staton's 'You Got The Love', re-titled 'You Got The Dirtee Love'!
Singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, Taylor Swift, is a global superstar, multi GRAMMY winner and the youngest winner in history of the music industry's highest honour, the GRAMMY Award for Album of the Year.
Taylor is the only artist in music history to have an album (2010's Speak Now, 2012's RED and 2014's 1989) hit the 1 million plus first-week sales figure three times in the US. She is the first artist since the Beatles (and the only female artist in history) to log six or more weeks at #1 in the U.S. with three consecutive studio albums.
She’s a household name whose insanely catchy yet deeply personal self-penned songs transcend music genres, and a savvy businesswoman who has built a childhood dream into an empire.
The Californian hardcore three-piece formed by brothers Jared and Shannon Leto, joined by Tomo Milicevic. They have won numerous awards and accolades, including six Kerrang! awards, eight from MTV Europe Music and they won Billboard's 'Modern Rock Artist of the Year' back in 2007. The band also have a place in the Guinness World Records by achieving the 'Longest Concert Tour By A Rock Band', playing a total of 309 concert shows in just over two years! And five albums in, the band show no signs of ever slowing down.
British-Albanian mezzo-soprano RnB queen Rita Ora has been around for a while, but came to full prominence in 2012 when she provided the vocals for DJ Fresh's 'Hot Right Now', which topped the UK singles chart. Rita followed this with her own string of no.1 singles; 'R.I.P', 'How We Do (Party)' and 'I Will Never Let You Down'.
Still keen on recording collaborations outside of her solo work, Rita has also teamed up with the likes of Charli XCX, Avicii and Iggy Azalea, amongst others. Outside of her music, Rita is a regular face for cosmetics and a former mentor and judge of TV talent show The Voice.
Camila Cabello is a Cuban-born American singer who rose to fame as a member of the girl group Fifth Harmony, formed during the second season of The X Factor in 2012.
Cabello began to establish herself as a solo artist with the release of several collaborations, including 'Bad Things' with Machine Gun Kelly, which entered at number four on the US Billboard Hot 100.
After leaving Fifth Harmony in December 2016, she released the solo single 'Crying in the Club' to a modest performance. Refocusing her sound to Latin-influenced music, her eponymous debut studio album Camila (2018) debuted at number one on the US Billboard 200, supported by its lead single 'Havana', which reached number one in a number of countries including the UK and the US.
Shawn Peter Raul Mendes is a young Canadian soulful pop singer. He has seen rising mainstream success as a singer-songwriter and touring artist, achieving a number 1 album on the US Billboard 200 with his full debut 'Handwritten' in 2015, selling far more copies there than in his native Canada!
Irish singer-songwriter from One Direction, Niall's career began with an audition on 2010's X Factor. Not just a singing and dancing boyband member, Niall is a talented guitarist and co-wrote some of 1D's biggest hits, including 'Story Of My Life' and 'Night Changes'. He signed a solo deal with the legendary Capitol Records in 2016, and released his debut single 'This Town'.
Singer, songwriter, dancer, and actor Jason Derulo belongs to a new breed of multi-hyphenate artists who know no creative boundaries. He is now established as one of the world's biggest pop stars having sold over 30 million singles globally. Taking Michael Jackson as his biggest influence, along with comparisons to Usher and Flo Rida, Derulo's music is a hybrid of pop with R&B and hip-hop influences.
An American singer, songwriter and actress who rose to fame as a child actress on the Disney Channel. Within a few short years, Demi Lovato went from Disney starlet to a pop star with many hit singles to her credit, later obtaining a judge position on the US version of Simon Cowell's popular talent search show The X Factor, and becoming a spokesperson for mental-health issues.
James Bay is an artist and songwriter from Hitchin. Only in his early twenties, he has already grasped a mature gravelled vocal. His influences include Corrine Bailey Rae, Bill Withers, Adele and James Taylor. Relying on his creative strengths as a guitarist and songwriter, Bay weaves together lyrical guitar work with pop-hook melodies, for a fresh take on the Rock/Pop genre. He’s been called “a folksier Ed Sheeran”, but also has a lot in common with fellow acoustic songwriter George Ezra.
Smart electronic emo from Las Vegas, Panic! At The Disco have a knack for mixing the old and the new, the futuristic and the nostalgic. Whilst known for their brand of emo-rock, the band's current overall aesthetic is influenced by dance music, electronica and hip-hop, while still maintaining a little of their emo roots.
Christine & The Queens is Nantes-born Héloïse Letissier. Moving to London to study in 2010, Letissier found herself drawn to the art and theatre underworld of Soho, where she met the drag queens of Madame JoJo’s who inadvertently helped birth Christine & The Queens. Her work combines music, performance, art videos, drawings and photography.
Young East London rapper incorporating Afrobeat and reggae rhythms. Born Momodou Jallow and brought up in grime’s ground zero, Stratford, by his single parent mother, he started rapping in primary school after hearing 50 Cent. His singles 'Lean' & Bop' and 'Dem Boy Paigon' have racked up more than 6 million streams apiece on YouTube and SoundCloud
Famed for her work with artists such as SBTRKT, Sampha and Joker, Jessie's own sensuous, sinuous soul has broken through to the mainstream, thanks to the one-two punch of her singles 'Running' and '110%'. A heady, intoxicating brew of R&B, hip hop, dance and pop.
Stephanie Allen aka Stefflon Don is an MC with inventive rhymes and wordplay. The east Londoner first started making waves in 2015 with her versions of Wretch 32’s Six Words and Section Boyz’s Lock Arff. Since then she’s been in high demand, appearing on tracks by the likes of Lethal Bizzle, Sneakbo and Angel.
A child actress who had her breakthrough role at age 13 in the Coen Brothers' True Grit, a performance that earned her an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress, Hailee Steinfeld is also a charting pop singer whose vocal talent was featured in the film musical Pitch Perfect 2.
Timucin Kwong Wah Lam, known professionally as Jax Jones, is an English DJ, record producer, songwriter and remixer. He is best known for his 2017 single, You Don't Know Me, featuring RAYE which peaked at number three on the UK Singles Chart, Instruction, featuring Demi Lovato and Stefflon Don and Breathe featuring Ina Wroldsen. He also featured on Duke Dumont's single, I Got U, which peaked at number one on the UK Singles Chart in 2014.
Born in Scotland but raised in Manchester on his father's record collection, Tom was drawn to artists like Ray Charles, The Police and Bob Marley, which still influence his music today. Tom combines hip-hop beats, traditional songwriting and electronic elements with a voice that has the soulful grit of Paolo Nutini and the reggae lilt of Finley Quaye.
As he steadily builds a loyal following, Tom has already garnered support from the likes of Annie Mac, MistaJam, BBC Introducing, SBTV, Pigeons & Planes & Clash Music.