VEVO announce 20-strong Ones to Watch List for 2017

VEVO UK and US are tipping the likes of Raye, Nadia Rose and The Big Moon for 2017 success.

VEVO have compiled a global list of their hot prospects for success in the music industry in 2017.

The online video platform's UK and US teams have both selected 10 acts that they think will breakthrough next year, with hotly tipped acts like Raye, Jorja Smith, AJ Tracey and Nadia Rose featuring amongst their line-up. Those four future stars are also part of the BBC's Sound of 2017 list, a rundown that also forecasts who will be the next big thing.

To commemorate the dscvr Ones to Watch List 2017, VEVO have for the first time released a physical and electronic magazine detailing all of the 20 acts, a publication featuring interviews, images and features focused on the new talent.

Previous Ones to Watch artists from years gone by include James Bay, George Ezra, Wolf Alice and Years & Years, all of whom have gone on to achieve huge success here in the UK and further afield.

The full list of dscvr Ones to Watch 2017 is as follows:

070 Shake

AJ Tracey

Big Jesus

The Big Moon



Jorja Smith

Kiah Victoria


Maggie Rogers

The Magic Gang

Nadia Rose






Tkay Maidza

Will Joseph Cook

Young M.A.