2019 Emerging Talent Competition finalists announced - listen now!


April 2, 2019

After whittling down thousands of entries, we’re very pleased to announce the finalists for our EMERGING TALENT COMPETITION 2019, which is supported by PRS for Music and PRS Foundation.

The acts are: Che Lingo, iiola, LIINES, Marie White, Roma Palace, Shunaji, Swimming Girls and YAMAYA. You can hear their entries on the playlist above.

The winners of the free-to-enter competition will also be awarded a £5,000 Talent Development prize from PRS Foundation to help take their songwriting and performing to the next level. Two runners-up will also each be awarded a £2,500 PRS Foundation Talent Development prize.

The eight acts were selected by Glastonbury judges from the longlist of 90 artists which was compiled by 30 of the UK’s best online music writers, who chose their selections from thousands of entries.

This year’s invite-only final will take place on Saturday 27 April, 2019.

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