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TicketWeb Ones To Watch 2017

We’ve once again stuck our head above the parapet and picked 12 brand new artists we think are going to make waves in 2017. The selection process involved looking at how many of you have searched for them on TicketWeb this year and how many tickets they’ve sold. We think they’re all absolutely brilliant, and importantly, they are all tremendous live. Meet our ones to watch 2017.


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Who are they?
The Herefordshire born indie stripling songwriter has a taste for the polemic. Zane Lowe and Annie Mac are big supporters.
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For fans of: Jamie T, Jake Bugg, George Ezra

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Who are they?
The 22-year old Croydon resident is about to take the world of rap by storm. She’s Stormzy’s cousin but make no mistake, she’s on the list purely on merit. Won a MOBO award for her excellent “Skwod” video.
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For fans of: Stormzy, Lady Leshurr, JME

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Who are they?
Born and raised in Buckinghamshire, Amber Bain AKA The Japenese House makes vocoder-drenched chilled-out indie. She’s just about to head out on label mates The 1975’s arena tour.
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For fans of: Bon Iver, Oh Wonder, LANY

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Who are they?

The effortlessly cool 22-year-old electro-soul Peckhamite wowed everyone in attendance at her first ever headline show earlier this year.
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For fans of: Everything But The Girl, Kelis

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Who are they?
Amandah Wilkinson (Operator Please) and John Baille Jnr (Dananananaykroyd) comprise Glasgow based RnB/pop super-group Bossy Love. They’re the kind of band that can soundtrack an entire night out.
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For fans of: BROODS, Grimes, CHVRCHES

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Who are they?

The Irish-born, London-dwelling Bonzai describes her music as “rave dipped r&b garnished in trance and peppered with hip-hop”. We can’t put it better than that.
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For fans of: Mura Masa. Banks, MØ

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Who are they?

L.A. based trio spearheaded by front-woman Cecilia Della Peruti producing rockin’ indie pop with a nod to 70’s rock nobility.
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For fans of:  Haim, Warpaint, Best Coast

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Who are they?

Yungen’s ability to switch from fiery grime on tracks like “PUNK”, to emotive RnB  on tunes such as “Take My Number” make him one of the most versatile and exciting acts in the UK.
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For fans of: The Weeknd, Wiley, J.Cole

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Who are they?
The soulful Chase & Status collaborator wowed Wireless Festival in the Summer performing with the duo on their main stage headline slot.
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For fans of: Hozier, Ben Howard, James Bay

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Who are they?
The young North Londoner whose voice has the soul of someone three times his age. Before signing to Atlantic the singer/songwriter was a promising table tennis champion, expertly demonstrated in his video for “Everybody Needs Love.”
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For fans of: Jack Garrett, Sam Smith, MNEK,

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Who are they?

The quirky self-assured Norwegian pop star-in-the-making unashamedly lists Abba as one of her biggest influences. Her breakout single “Backbeat” has been streamed over 25 million times on Spotify.
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For fans of: Charli XCX, Taylor Swift, Tove Lo

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Who are they:
The last few months for Rag ‘n’ Bone Man have been life-changing. The blues singer
has seen tickets for his November tour fly out and after an X-Factor contestant covered his track “Human” on a live show, the original has been flying up the streaming charts.
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For Fans Of: Hozier, Jamie N Commons, Vance Joy

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