Meet the NME , the essential new artists set to take over and the next decade. Your new favourite artist is waiting Every year we launch The NME , our gigantic list of all the best new artists on the planets both big and small. This edition has been both the easiest and most difficult one to put together. Every artist absolutely belongs on this list though.
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In February , four young lads from a port town called Liverpool flew to America from the U. We listed 15 of our favorite new British acts below, in alphabetical order, that have us giddy with anticipation for their potential success this year in America and beyond. After self-releasing his debut mixtape, Badkid , last year, Bakar has impressed audiences with his fervent, genre-bending sound. Bakar draws on the attitude of punk, utilizes a poetic, hip-hop vocal delivery and takes cues from the diverse sonics of alternative hip-hop, soul, indie rock and spoken-word. He initially made a name for himself on SoundCloud—recording his vocals over guitar riffs from acts like King Krule and Bombay Bicycle Club. Last year, I spent a significant amount of time trying to track down a decent live recording of a London band called Black Midi. Finally in April, there was a studio performance uploaded to YouTube, and their breakneck noise rock blew me away.
Ever since The Beatles invaded America in , breaking the US market has always been the goal for any aspiring musical artist due in part to its influence and sheer size of music-lovers. With the recent crossover success of Scottish singer-songwriter Lewis Capaldi landing the No. Let us know in the comments section, below. Despite his impassioned growls, Walker can just as easily pull off a Sam Smith-inspired falsetto. Like his patron saint Bruce Springsteen , the year-old singer-songwriter infuses working-class tales with emotional intelligence and eschews typical lovelorn ballads for decidedly woke pub rock hits. Mabel is already a household name among the best UK musicians of the moment she nabbed her first Billboard Hot hit in , but her bouncy dancehall sound is sure to storm the US charts in the coming year.