Lizzie's Lowdown on the Ones to Watch in 2020


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Celeste has already bagged herself the 2020 BRITs Rising Star Award.

The Soulful singer signed to Polydor Records following 2017’s ‘The Milk & The Honey’ EP for Lily Allen’s Bank Holiday label.

Listen to recent single 'Strange':


Aitch’s debut EP 'Aitch2O' reached number 3 in the UK album charts and breakthrough single ‘Taste (Make It Shake)’ shot to number 2.

The popular Manchester rapper also gave us one of the hottest tunes of the year, 'Buss Down', featuring ZieZie.

Listen to 'Taste (Make It Shake)':


Dublin band Inhaler have picked up quite the following over the past 12 months.

The four-piece - which is fronted by U2 legend Bono's son Elijah Hewson - pack out every venue they perform in.

In 2020, the lads - who supported Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds this year - will embark on a headline UK tour.

Listen to 'Ice Cream Sundae':


Rihanna turned us onto Koffee with her stanning of the rising reggae rap sensation.

'Rapture' even earned the 19-year-old star her first Grammy nomination for Best Reggae Album, and the title track is one of our favourites of 2019.

The 'Toast' rapper supported Harry Styles this year, and has also penned tracks with Rihanna for her long-awaited follow-up to 2016's 'Anti'.


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British metallers The Raven Age have had an incredible year, touring the US and Europe with the likes of Iron Maiden, Killswitch Engage, Alter Bridge and Shinedown.

The band released their second studio album 'Conspiracy' to acclaim in March, and played The O2 in London this month.

The five-piece also hosted their own Noctem Mortis-themed gig at The Dome in Tufnell Park, on Friday 13th, putting on an intimate theatrical experience for their die-hard fans.

Watch this space!

Listen to 'The Face That Launched a Thousand Ships':


Essex four-piece Sun Arcana released their best singles to date this year, including 'Hard To Be Around' and 'Sleep Talking' from their EP 'Just Another Dream Away'.

The band celebrated their first sold-out headline show at The Grace in Islington, London, earlier this month, and have vowed to keep up the "momentum" in 2020.

Read our recent interview with the band's guitarist Harry Acreman here.

Listen to 'What If You Can't Accept Me?':