“Who Runs the World…?”
IN THIS PHOTO: Liv Dawson
Incredible Female Artists to Watch in 2018 (Part I)
I guess, if you are a Beyoncé fan, the question…
IN THIS PHOTO: ADI/PHOTO CREDIT: Kristin DeLeo Chalmers
posed in the headline would be rather obvious – and complete with an exclamatory chorus. The past few weeks have seen a lot of female figures (from the world of entertainment) come forward and document their experience of harassment and assault. That might sound like a depressing way to launch a feature of female artists but I find there are issues in music that will rear their ugly heads – an industry that is no less safe and dependable as acting/T.V. What worries me is how, already, female artists are being overlooked and passed by.
This might not be new to many people’s ears but it is something we need to challenge and rectify. I am always keen to support female artists because, to me, they are more interesting, deep and original. I will do the second part of this feature - and a coupel more - but I have seen a few great artists, I feel, will be big propositions in 2018.
Here is the first instalment of names worth following in the coming year…
Location: Surrey, U.K.
Genres: Pop; Soul; Alternative; Dance