Slow's high: Slowthai is the most-tipped new act for 2019

Slow's high: Slowthai is the most-tipped new act for 2019

Slowthai is the most-tipped new act of 2019, according to Music Week research.

The Northampton rapper comes out on top of our analysis of new music tips lists from the BBC Sound Of 2019, The Independent, Red Bull, Vevo, DIY, MTV, The Guardian, Ticketmaster, Radio X, The Evening Standard, Capital Xtra, Highsnobiety, Metro, Dork, The Line Of Best Fit, BBC Radio 1Xtra, YouTube Music and NME.

With one point for a place on a list, the full Top 5 is as follows:

1. Slowthai (12 points)
2. Flohio, Grace Carter, Octavian, Sam Fender (7 points)
3. Jade Bird, King Princess (6 points)
4. Sea Girls, Unknown T (5 points)
5. Koffee, L Devine, Mahalia, Westerman, Whenyoung (4 points)

Check out our 2017 and 2018 breakdowns here and here.

The new issue of Music Week is dedicated to a big celebration of emerging artists, with Good Solider Songs’ Freya Ridings and Polydor singer Grace Carter starring on the cover.

Our list of 19 new acts set to light up the year also includes Loski, Amyl And The Sniffers, Mahalia, Slowthai, Lil Berete, Madison Beer, L Devine and Fontaines DC.

Subscribers can read extensive interviews with Ridings and Carter online.

Also this week, we’ve rounded up the industry’s predictions of who’ll make it big this year: part one, part two, part three.

Read our recent new music editorial here.

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