It seems like the United Kingdom is a great factory of worldwide superstars. There are plenty of very famous and rich Hollywood stars who came to California from the old island. Another endless list of talented British people is wrapped around the music world and such stars from the great four of Beatles, Adele, Amy Winehouse, Sam Smith to Ed Sheeran, Hozier, Dua Lipa, Elle Goulding, or crazy popular bands such as One Direction, Shame, The Struts, Idles, Westlife, and many others originally raised in the UK. However, the young generation is not sleeping, and a new bunch of very talented musicians now are building their paths into worldwide fame. Here are a few of the most promising young British performers who can already be added to your Spotify playlist.
She is the self-taught pianist and singer-songwriter with a voice that is nothing but a gift from heaven. Grace Carter is focused on the genre of pop music, as well as, providing songs of the heartbreaking love ballad style. She already went on tour with Dua Lipa that was a huge step in her musical career. As a result, Grace Carter received a very good place on the Sound Of 2019 list provided by the BBC. Last year, she released the debut album that was a great success. The highlight songs you can check are “Silence”, “Amnesia”, and “Fired Up”.
Another British sensation in terms of heartbreaking, sad love songs is Sam Fender. His song “Hypersonic Missiles” has already conquered the sympathies of the British audience and won the position of No.1 in the UK. He was interested in music and songwriting since young age, also Sam is always declaring that his all-time idol is Bruce Springsteen. The songs of Fender include all spectrum of topics from social problems to unhappy love and they are accompanied by an acoustic guitar. Among the most popular songs of this 23-years musician are “Dead Boys” and “Will We Talk”.
It is amazing that the young generation is interested not just in pop style, but they are choosing the path in such classic styles as jazz also. Kit Downes is a young master of piano and pipe organs, as well as, the winner of many jazz festivals including the top-class Newport Jazz Festival. He was awarded by a Mercury Music Prize and graduated at the prestigious Purcell School of Music and the Royal Academy of Music. Kit Downes already recorded a few albums, collaborated with other significant jazz performers, and now he is working on another album that might represent the experimental jazz. Of course, he is not showing on the top positions of the mainstream British radios but to hear the live performance of Downes would be a magical experience for every jazz lover.
An absolute sensation of the UK is 26 years old singer and songwriter Celeste who is representing pop, R&B, and jazz styles. The debut song was released in 2017, and her popularity is growing since then. She was awarded by the Brits’ Rising Star Award and released a collection of hits, and her debut album is going to be released very soon. The highlight songs you might like are “The Milk and Honey” and “Strange”.