January Featured Artists of The Month

Kicking off  2021, we’re featuring five of our favourite new releases to add to your playlist. Check out these tracks from previous competition winners Birdy, The Lottery Winners and Hatty Keane, plus new music from our current Open Mic UK 2020 artists.

Featured Artists for January

Featured Artists for  January

Birdy – Surrender

Discovered aged 12, Birdy is now signed to Warner Music and has forged a massively successful career, with 1.6 billion streams worldwide. Now, five years after her last record, Birdie is releasing her fourth studio album, ‘Young Hearts’ in April featuring the nostalgic and evocative single ‘Surrender’ – which you can preorder it here.

Follow Birdy on Instagram, Facebook, Spotify & YouTube.

Lottery Winners  ft. Frank Turney – Start Again

Indie band The Lottery Winners have come a long way since winning Future Music’s Live & Unsigned in 2010. They’ve supported Tom Jones and McFly on tour and released their debut, self-titled album at the start of 2020. Now they’re teaming up with English punk and folk singer-songwriter Frank Turner for the joyful track, ‘Start Again’.

Follow The Lottery Winners on Instagram, Facebook, Spotify & YouTube.

Alice Ray – Lost In The Dark

London based singer-songwriter Alice Ray wowed the judges in Audition Show Seven and we love this original song ‘Lost In The Dark’ from her upcoming debut EP.

Follow Alice Ray on Instagram, Facebook, Spotify & YouTube.

Hatty Keane – Springfield Rd

Hatty Keane won Open Mic UK in 2011 and, that same year, she signed BGM Entertainment. The London based artist released her EP Nostalgia last summer, which is an eclectic offering of soul, jazz, hip hop inspired songs. Hatty released the album’s latest single ‘Springfield Rd’ along with an animated video last month.

Follow Hatty Keane on Instagram, Facebook, Spotify & YouTube.

Dimmy And The Bad Heart – White Lies

The duo Dimmy And The Bad Heart have already topped the charts in Greece, and are now turning heads in the UK. You can catch their performance in Audition Show Five and listen to their catchy indie-pop single ‘White Lies’ below.

Follow Dimmy And The Bad Heart on Instagram, Facebook, Spotify & YouTube.

Want us to feature your music next? Leave a link in the comments and we’ll check it out.


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Demi McMahon
4 months ago

Hello,This is ” Baby Steps” A song by ( Me) -Demi McMahon ft. Fabulous Queens🌈.
This song is about people taking small steps to get to where they want to be in life. The video is based on also Drag Queens & LGBT speaking out, as I support them and know of people who have had abuse because of who they love or who they are,and it shouldn’t be like this at any day and age but ESPECIALLY in this day and age.so this is about people talking and speaking out!.


4 months ago
Reply to  Demi McMahon

Nice 🙂

Demi Mcmahon
Demi Mcmahon
4 months ago
Reply to  Tommy

Thankyou so much Tommy.Hope you are doing well.x

Stellar Martin
4 months ago

Please check out my latest song 🙂 https://open.spotify.com/artist/10MLilNa5TUAaTwJwLy

4 months ago

Hey! I’m Annabell, please check out my single ‘Feel It’ on Spotify: https://spoti.fi/3cqgYV2

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Jord Gibson
4 months ago

‘ Eighteen ‘ – An original song 🌙☁️✨

Dave Eastman
4 months ago

‘Lockdown’ by Say Yes, Do Nothing


Recorded DIY at home while under London COVID19 lockdown.
We were contestents in 2018 and won the Future Music prize!

Untold poet
4 months ago

Would love to be considered for the February issue. BBC Introducing Essex ‘SOUND OF 2021’ Artist. Untold Poet is a UK, Essex-born Spoken word/Rap Artist. Untold Poet’s matured beats and fine-tuned flows are arguably the most exciting sound to bridge the gap between RnB, rap and poetic rhythm. With subtle influences of Drake, Kano, The Streets and Bon Iver, the energy is laced with forward-thinking wit and unexpected, honest emotion. Crowned ‘Sound of 2021’ by BBC Introducing Essex and tipped for big things in the coming year, Untold Poet’s resilience through 2020 has shown, and been noticed, proving he has… Read more »

4 months ago

We would love for you to feature our music.
Check out Wilswood Buoys – Save The Queen
A great song to have a pint too.


Charlotte Pathe
4 months ago
Izzie Derry
4 months ago
With What Eyes
4 months ago

Hey! We are With What Eyes. Check out our latest single Snake. The track is about digital pervasiveness and the vacuity of a virtual life. It sensitively explores the very human concern about our increasing dependence upon a screen. Pensive verses burst into a euphoric chorus in an uplifting and empowering mood shift. With a chorus as catchy as it is angsty its a great song to vent and sing along to. Hope you enjoy! x


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Jodie Spooner
4 months ago

I would love for you feature my single Shine Down On Me x

Hugo Hartley
4 months ago

I wrote my song, ‘Lay Down’ to commemorate my best friend that tragically died by suicide in 2012. The lyric video is a collaboration between myself and PAPYRUS Prevention Of Youth Suicide with any proceeds going to their charity. https://youtu.be/iTdCRNTJqCo

4 months ago

Hi I am 18 from Scotland wrote this song .
, it prescribed my life at that time

Duke Davis
4 months ago

Late Night Shower (Affair) by Duke Davis is a song that talks about love and affairs, with soothing melodies and rhythm. Also talks about equality how you should put yourself first before any body else. “baby don’t put me in your first place cause you know I can’t put you in my first place i put me and me in my first place and you should put you and you in your first place…. I’ma part of whatever comes next with me ain’t no bad day just me and my bae we keep killin em everyday…” as the second verse… Read more »

Kadi Louise
4 months ago


Carley Varley
4 months ago

I entered OMUK in 2018. Since then I’ve release an EP and my latest single which came out in 2020. Due to covid I haven’t been able to record since then but I’d love to be considered to be shared ☺️
My song ‘Won’t Say Sorry’ is about being annoyed at a friend.
My song ‘Honest Conflict’ is about rumours.
My song ‘Found’ is about falling in love.
My song ‘Since You Left’ (most recent) is about not having the closure needed.
I hope you like the songs ☺️

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