British-Jamaican singer Celeste has been crowned as BBC Music’s Sound of 2020, beating out the likes of Yungblud, Easy Life, Inhaler, Arlo Parks, Beabadoobee and more.
Voted on by a panel of experts from across the music industry, BBC’s Sound of has previously seen the likes of Sigrid, Years and Years, HAIM, Sam Smith, Adele, 50 Cent and Michael Kiwanuka pick up the prize.
Speaking about her win, Celeste said: “2019 was an incredible year for me and I could never have predicted half of the things that happened. Some of my favourite memories have been the live shows. From performing ‘Strange’ for the very first time at the Lexington for BBC Introducing, going live with Annie Mac from Maida Vale, to Jools Holland. I’m so grateful for every opportunity I’ve had so far and am looking forward to what 2020 will bring.”
With a UK tour on the cards, including a headline show at London’s Shepherd’s bush, 2020 is sure to see Celeste reach new highs. For more info on tour dates head over to Celeste’s website.