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NextGen Spotlight: Bailey P

Meet Bailey P, a fast-rising producer from West Yorkshire who just released the music video for his single 'Slaps Like', supported by the Youth Music NextGen Fund.

NextGen Spotlight: Meduulla

Get to know Youth Music NextGen Fund artist Meduulla, a Mancunian rapper whose slick lyrical flow is paving her path into the music scene.

NextGen Spotlight: Sharifa

Youth Music NextGen Fund artist Sharifa discusses his latest single, creative process, and recent music residency.

NextGen Spotlight: Richard Carter

Richard Carter discusses his Youth Music Awards opening performance, creative inspirations, making music for film, and his advice on how other young artists can get themselves heard.

Youth Music Awards 2023 Winners: EVA

Meet EVA, winner of the Rising Star Award (Artist) sponsored by Dr. Martens, Music Video Award sponsored by YouTube and Live Performance Award sponsored by Ticketmaster.

NextGen Community Event: YES Manchester

Our second in-person NextGen Community event took place in Manchester, with a panel discussion, DJ set, and live performances from Hot Minute, Meduulla, B!TEZ and Superlative.

NextGen Spotlight: Wolf Peaches

Meet Youth Music NextGen Fund artist, Wolf Peaches, a queer pop/folk artist based in Sheffield creating politically-fuelled, reflective songs.

Youth Music NextGen Community Event: Manchester

Are you aged 18-30, based in Manchester, and looking to connect with other young creatives? Join us for an exciting evening to meet like-minded people starting out in music, network, and find new collaborators.

Magic Acorns - Germination Project

Supported via Youth Music's Trailblazer Fund, Germination was a professional development project from Magic Acorns for early childhood educators, emerging artists and musicians.

Youth Music’s Elijah guest edits Resident Advisor

Youth Music Associate, Elijah, recently became the first ever Guest Editor of Resident Advisor magazine. Elijah has built a reputation for demystifying the music industries over the past year and the content secured him a four-feature series last month.

Announcing our New Partnership with Turtle Bay

To kick off our new partnership with Turtle Bay, ten emerging creatives met with DJ and Capital Xtra Presenter, Shayna Marie, and Elijah, Youth Music NextGen Fund Project Lead and Founder of Butterz label. The group discussed building better networks in music, over delicious Caribbean inspired food at Turtle Bay in Brixton.

In conversation with CubsNoCap

Gloucester-based artist CubsNoCap discusses The Music Works’ UPSURGE programme, dropping his track Phoney, and the Gloucester music scene.

Meet the music industry mentors supporting young professionals

Youth Music and Music Ally have joined forces to bring you the Music Ally Creative Entrepreneurship Programme - a certified remote learning programme for DIY artists and aspiring industry professionals to develop their understanding of the music business.