ONES TO WATCH FOR 2015: OOFJ, RAURY, JAMES BAY, HOLY ESQUE, SHURA, LAURA WELSH, VÉRITÉ, POLYNA, MOXIIE, SNOH AALEGRA, KYAN, FANTASMA, ROYCE WOOD JUNIOR, LEO KALYAN, ANTIX, OSCA, RAYE, BLOOMS, NICO CARA, JIM VALENTINE, WHINNIE WILLIAMS, LAURA DOGGETT, DAISY VICTORIA, STATS, JASIA.
LA-based electronic duo OOFJ, the exciting project of real-life couple Jenno Bjørnkjær and Katherine Mills-Rymer.
18 yr old East Atlanta artist/songwriter/producer Raury continues creating mind-blowing tunes.
James Bay is an extraordinary artist, his hugely anticipated debut album, ‘Chaos And The Calm’ is out now.
Glaswegian exciting four-piece Holy Esque and their unavoidable and hypnotic music.
London based performer, producer and video editor Shura.
Thrillingly maverick pop force Laura Welsh.
Norwegian 18 year old singer/songwriter Aurora Aksnes, introduces herself with ‘Under Stars’, an ambitious & experimental dark pop number.
New York based excitingly promising pop princess VÉRITÉ.
Originally from a small ‘dark town’ in Siberia (a Plutonium mining town)…East London-based intriguing 25 year-old singer/songwriter/performer Polyna, delivers her first big ice-cold art-pop tune.
Excitingly talented New York-based Haitian alt-pop singer/songwriter Moxiie.
Sultry Swedish-born, LA-based singer/songwriter Snoh Aalegra.
Cleverly merging socially aware lyrics with future-soul, thrilling self-taught singer/songwriter/producer Kyan.
Fanstasma, the South African collective, fronted by Spoek Mathambo and DJ Spoko + Andre Geldenhuys, Bhekisenzo Cele, Mike Buchanan.
South London-based genuinely promising electronic soul producer/songwriter/(falsetto) singer, Royce Wood Junior.
Intriguing and enigmatic new artist Leo Kalyan.
Exciting British hip-hop artist Antix.
South East London’s Osca.
Croydon’s accomplished Electro R&B princess, Raye (17 years old Rachel Keen).
Irish born, London based artist Blooms (Louise Cunnane) and her sultry, dark RnB.
Nico Cara, the highly promising 19 year old singer/songwriter from Richmond, North Yorkshire.
Glasgow’s new garage-guitar band Jim Valentine.
Sultry British songstress Whinnie Williams, with her alluring 90s pop and French chanteuse-obsessed persona.
Bath(England)-based exciting new singer/songwriter Laura Doggett.
Thrilling new singer/songwriter Daisy Victoria.
Intelligently ambitious art-pop London six-piece Stats.
At only 23, Jasia lived in Jamaica, the US, and Australia. He makes rather impressive orchestral dream-pop tunes.
By Fabrizio Belluschi ©FAMEMAGAZINE.co.uk