Friday, December 7, 2018

Vevo’s Artists To Watch 2019: Easy Life, Sam Fender, Jade Bird & Brandon Lay | Music Business Worldwide

MBW’s round-up of Vevo’s 20 Artists To Watch 2019 concludes with…

Easy Life (pictured main)

Label: Island

Management: Ollie Slaney

Carl Young, Senior Manager, Music & Talent, says: “Easy Life are blending styles and genres in a way that is really making them stand out.

“Their ability to create song, taking inspiration from their home town is masterful and their unique sound meant that we were really excited to get to work with these 5 friends from Leicester. I can’t wait to see what they have instore for us in 2019.”

Sam Fender

Label: Polydor

Management: OD Management

Claudia de Wolff, VP Content & Progamming, EU says:“Sam Fender has been steadily performing and perfecting his craft for some time, but 2019 is going to be big for him.

“His haunting vocals and creative songwriting means that he is on his way to becoming a new kind of star.”

Jade Bird

Label: Glassnote

Management: UROK

JP Evangelista, Head of Content, Programming & Marketing, says: “Jade Bird is a true talent, having worked with her for some time our ATW list was the perfect way for us to celebrate and support her into 2019. She’s instantly memorable and her voice is infectious.

“Her creativity is getting her noticed and she is gathering fans from all over the world and we can’t wait to bring her fans these exclusive performances.”

Brandon Lay

Label: UMG Nashville

Management: Morris Higham

David McTiernan, Director of Music & Talent says: “No surprise that Brandon Lay is getting so much attention from country fans.

“He’s been working his way up for a bit, but after opening slots from a slew of artists including Dierks Bentley and Brantley Gilbert, he totally won us over and we know the 2019 is going to be an even bigger year.”

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