20 year old, New York based pop artist Rachel Grae has emerged as one of the year’s fastest growing talents. Her honest songwriting is the equivalent to a page ripped from her diary and addresses psychological, cerebral, and emotional responses to life’s events, all delivered by her powerhouse vocals.
With 3.3M monthly listeners on Spotify and 1M+ fans across social media, Rachel has delivered 100M streams to date.
Rachel has been working with the likes of Låpsley, Rachel Furner (Little Mix, Craig David), Janeava, Ed Holloway (Lewis Capaldi, James Bay), Kaity Rae (Girli, The Shires), Natti Shiner (Fickle Friends), Joe Kearns (Ellie Goulding), Sam Merrifeld (Calum Scott, Gorgon City), Nick Atkinson (Lewis Capaldi), Ollie Green (Rita Ora, Cian Ducrot), Geena Fontanella (Lauren Spencer-Smith), Adam Yaron, Dave Labrel (Lukas Graham, Fall Out Boy), Dave Gibson (Bruno Mars, James Arthur), Justin Gamella (Build A Bitch – Bella Poarch), Oren Yoel (Miley Cyrus)
Described as a “melting pot of the Arctic Monkeys, Post Malone, Dominic Fike and Ed Sheeran” Mackenzy Mackay has caught the attention of fans across the globe, gaining wide acclaim for his sultry, playful songwriting style. Mackenzy sonically categorises his music as Alt Pop/Rap & Indie Singer-Songwriter but doesn’t confine himself to any of these genres, and continues to experiment with new sounds.
Before moving to London, Mackenzy spent two years in New Zealand soaking up all that life had to offer. His travels helped shape and form new experiences which heavily influences his music now. Taking the leap in 2022 and beginning to share his music with the world on his socials, Mackenzy blew up in a short period of time, gaining over 700K followers to date. Establishing a loyal fanbase over the last year, his highly anticipated release Venus is predicted to become his highest streaming release to date hitting 120k+ day 1 streams after gaining over 13M+ views across socials.
Mackenzy worked with the likes of Stefflon Don and Artan, and after such a buzz around his new music, he received invitations to support some of the best, including Loyle Carner, RAYE and Caity Baiser!
LA based Cate Downey, is known for her combination of addictive melodies and lyrical emotional intensity. Cate studied songwriting at The Lillehammer Institute of Music Production and Industries under the direction of Grammy-winning production duo Stargate. She has since gone on to make a massive name for herself within the songwriting world. Signed to Mike Caren’s APG Publishing in 2022, Cate has massive cuts on projects like Ashley Kutcher (Emotionless), Audien (Wish It Was You), Lexi Jayde (Drunk Text Me), TXT (Trust Fund Baby), Sara Kay (Watching TV) & Sam Felt (Enough To Drink).
Having featured on a Billboard Dance Number 1 single with Audien, and inumerous accolades on her songwriting side, Cate is now looking to go all in on her artist project. 2023 is set to be a massive year for Cate, she has already began developing her original music with writer/producers such as Henrik Michelson & Jessie Murph.
Tiktok has been a support in boosting Cate’s profile even further. Using the platform to test ideas and demos, she has rapidly gained a hardcore following who are obsessed with her hard hitting lyrics. This is evident with multiple videos going viral, and users begging for releases to happen. Notable accolades on the platform include Olivia Rodrigo, Lauren Spencer-Smith & 24k Golden to name a few.
Starting from a young age the Germany-based singer/songwriter Hannah Truckenmüller alias Hanniou started writing songs on her own and performing them to small audienes. In September 2020 she released her debut single Angel as the first song she fully wanted to introduce herself with to the music industry and also her radio debut with. Hanniou’s storytelling music is described as captivating, relatable and a must-have on all playlists that will either get you in the feels or make you want to dance all night long!
Hanniou’s project has been going from strength to strength with notable collaborators including Lewis Capldi.
ASTON’s shot to fame through her record “Next Level” which was picked up for placement in ‘Fast and Furious: Hobbs and Shaw’ two years later, the song was reworked by K-pop group Aespa, and its instant popularity proves her writing’s ability to transcend language.
ASTON has had a number of co-writes with the likes of Jordie Ireland, Ricki-Lee, and Cosmo’s Midnight have all found massive success.
Now in 2023, focussing on her own artist project, ASTON is releasing the ‘bad bitch anthems’ of pop, leveraging her 1.2M+ fans.
gavn! is a singer-songwriter born in Southern California and raised outside of Seattle, defining his own lane across the west coast and beyond. The pop sensation has spent eight years on the journey as an independent artist. With a background in musical theater paired with classical vocal training, he has developed and perfected a rich vibrato over his raspy baritone voice. He sings from the heart, talking about topics that are universal to us all. gavn! is has had a huge 2023, with the release of “hit the dirt” and “South Dakota”, and performing at Grant Owen’s WFNM. gavn!’s frequent collaborators include Carobae, James Droll, Brett Truitt, Nick Bailey, Katie Cecil, and Chris Ganoudis.
Liang Lawrence is a singer-songwriter based in the UK. Liang enjoys making music with heavy influences from Indie & Acoustic pop. Liang draws inspiration from the likes of Holly Humberstone, Phoebe Bridgers, beabadoobee & Sam Fender to name a few. Liang has built a following on TikTok, where you can often find her posting performance videos of her original songs. She has over 113K followers & 2.9M likes on the platform.
Liang has written with the likes of Jamie Biles (Holly Humberstone, Delilah Montagu), Jules Konieczny (Tom Grennan, Alfie Jukes) & Corey Sanders (Calum Scott, The Chainsmokers, Kodaline). She is currently in the process of writing and finishing her EP “things i needed to hear” which will be released in 2023.
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