AMAZON MUSIC UK today (November 25) revealed the exciting rising stars in music that they tip for big things in 2020, in their annual ‘Ones to Watch’, compiled by the streaming service’s expert programming team.
The list features a breadth of names that Amazon Music in the UK predict great things from over the next year – from artists that have started to make waves and will go onto become superstars in 2020 – to newer, emerging talent.
To accompany the list, Amazon Music have specially curated a ‘Ones to Watch 2020’ playlist – the hottest acts that Amazon Music recommend people listen out for in the year ahead include Celeste, Jay1, Koffee, K-Trap, Hamzaa, JC Stewart, DigDat, Joy Crookes, SL, Arlo Parks, Maisie Peters, The Pale White and Rema.
Other artists to feature, listed in no particular order are: beabadoobee, Black Country, New Road, M Huncho, Sam Tompkins, Squid, TSHA and YEBBA. Listen to Amazon Music’s ‘Ones to Watch 2020’ playlist here or simply ask, “Alexa, play the Ones to Watch 2020 playlist” via the Amazon Music app for iOS and Android and on Alexa-enabled devices. Listeners can access the ‘Ones to Watch 2020’ playlist on Amazon Music Unlimited and the recently announced lossless streaming tier, Amazon Music HD.
Speaking on being featured in the list, Celeste says: “I’m so honoured to be the top pick for Amazon Music’s Ones To Watch list for 2020, so many amazing artists and musicians on the list so it’s really cool to be a part of it, and I really appreciate the support. Excited for next year, to keep making music and playing shows and this sort of recognition really means so much to me.”
Jay1 comments: “It’s been such a mad year for me man – Your Mrs & Mocking It went silver, sold out my first ever tour, released my debut mixtape and Amazon has supported me for the entire journey. Happy to be amongst some serious talent and ready for a big 2020.”
K-Trap adds: “I appreciate Amazon looking into me and choosing me for Ones to Watch in Artists to feature on Amazon Music’s ‘Ones to Watch’ in previous years include:
See Amazon Music’s ‘Ones to Watch 2020’ playlist below:
· Celeste – Strange
· Jay1 – 4AM In Coventry
· Koffee – Toast
· K-Trap – Exit
· Maisie Peters – This Is On You
· Hamzaa – Write It Down
· SL – Gigantalous
· Arlo Parks – Sophie
· JC Stewart – Pick Up Your Phone
· The Pale White – Swim For Your Life
· Rema – Bad Commando
· DigDat – New Dior [feat. D-Block Europe]
· Joy Crookes – Early [feat. Jafaris]
· M Huncho – One Summer
· YEBBA – Where Do You Go?
· Squid – Houseplants
· TSHA – Moon
· Sam Tompkins – Faded [feat. Jaykae]
· beabadoobee – She Plays Bass
· Black Country, New Road – Sunglasses