Lana Del Rey, King Charles and Charli XCX are among the artists who have been included on MTV‘s ‘Brand New For 2012’ shortlist.
The shortlist consists of nine artists which MTV UK and Ireland have named as their tips to achieve success in 2012. The list will have one unsigned artist added to it on January 8 after an online competition. The overall winner of the award will be announced on February 1.
Also named on the shortlist are Angel, Clement Marfo And The Frontline, Conor Maynard, Lianne La Havas, Michael Kiwanuka and Chase and Status collaborator Delilah. Seven of the nine acts nominated are London-based artists.
The shortlist for MTV UK and Ireland’s ‘Brand New For 2012’ is as follows:
Clement Marfo And The Frontline
Lana Del Rey
Lianne La Havas