The 7 Top UK Artists You Need To Listen

Many artists (singers and rappers alike) have been known to come from the west, The United States in particular. However, in the recent past, their British counterparts have come up really strong in bringing out their prowess in the music industry.

Dua Lipa
There is a countless number of artists from the United Kingdom but those that have revolutionized the industry and are a definite must listen to include the following:

Michael Dapaah
Born in early 1991, this English comedian, rapper and actor is known best for depicting the fictitious rapper Big Shaq. He is also known as Roadman Shaq or MC Quakez. After appearing on Charlie Sloth’s radio show on BBC, he saw rapid growth and gained public attention. The comedic rap ‘Man’s not hot’ became viral with the studio track being released in September 2017. The video of the song was released 26 of October 2017 by the rapper himself. The video featured other artists like DJ Khaled who refers to him as a legend, Broederliefde a rap-group from Dutch and Lil Yatchy.

Stefflon Don
Stephanie Victoria Allen, was born on Fourteenth December 1991. She is a British singer and rapper from Hackney in London. Her Single ‘Hurtin Me’ released in 2017 and which featured French Montana, brought her to the public limelight and was number seven on the Singles Chart UK. She first surfaced in 2015 after doing a cover of Wretch 32’s song ‘six words’. Later on, she was featured on several tracks between 2016 and 2017. In August of 2018, she released her second mixtape ‘secure’. In 2018 she was also nominated for the BET Awards under the category of “Best International Act”

Dua Lipa
She was born on the 22nd of August 1995 and is an English songwriter and singer. She began doing her music at the young age of 14, when she mostly did covers of songs done by other singers. Her first single was released after signing with the Warner Music Group in 2015. By the year 2016, Dua Lipa had released three singles and even got to do her first tour in Europe and the UK. She has worked with other artists and her songs have been doing well on the Billboard charts. She has earned several awards like SCTV awards as a young and promising international artist and two British awards.

Anne-Marie Rose Nicholson
She is known as Ann-Marie professionally and was born in April 1991. She is a songwriter and a singer. Her single ‘Rockabye’ was number one in the UK singles Chart among others like “Alarm”, ‘Ciao Adios” and “Friends” that topped the chart too. In 2016 she won the MTV brand new award and later in 2017 her song “Rockabye” won the Best Global Track award. In 2018 her “friends” single won two awards.

Ed Sheeran (Edward Christopher Sheeran)
This guitarist, singer, and songwriter was born in the year 1991 on February 17th. In 2011 he released his debut album “plus” that topped both the Australian and UK charts. In the US it reached number five. He has won several awards that include the Brit’s “Best British male solo artist” and “British Breakthrough Act”.

Sir Elton Hercules John
He was born in 1974 and is a pianist, singer, and composer. He has sold more than 300 million copies of his records making him one of the bestselling artists in the world. He has more than 50 top hots and his “candle in the wind” tribute is still one of the best-selling Single in UK and US history. His awards include five Brit awards and Grammies.

Adele Laurie Blue Adkins
This songwriter and singer was born on 5th May 1988. She got a recording contract from XL recordings in 2006 and later in 2007 received the Brit Award ‘Critic Choice’ on the BBC sound in 2008. She has since then won lots of Grammy awards and Brit awards and has done a lot of tours within the UK and the US. Her voice has obtained great approval from critics leaving a little doubt that she is definitely a rare singer.