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Kate Tempest and Moses Boyd among latest Momentum artists

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Kate Tempest, Moses Boyd and Laura Groves are among the latest acts to funded by the Momentum Music Fund.

PRS for Music Foundation together with Arts Council England and Spotify announced the latest round of recipients with 19 artists receiving backing.

Other artists include Mount Kimbie, Splurgeboys and solo songwriter and drummer Georgia.

Vanessa Reed, PRS for Music Foundation chief executive, said: ‘We’re excited to have been able to support 19 exceptional artists in this latest round, highlighting the brilliant mix of talent across England at the moment, from Birmingham’s Scorpz, West Yorkshire’s Laura Groves through to Brighton’s Yonaka, and artists who are already receiving industry recognition such as Mercury nominated Kate Tempest and Guardian’s Ones to Watch 2015 Georgia.

‘I look forward to seeing the impact Momentum support will have on each of these artists’ careers over the coming months.’

Since 2013 the Momentum Music fund has supported over 159 artists, 80 new albums and more than 100 UK tours totaling over 650 UK live dates. This year’s recent impact report analysing the last three years of the fund revealed that every £1 invested by Momentum has generated £7.46 for the UK music industry.

The next deadline for applications to the Momentum Music Fund is 15 November 2016.

The latest list of artists is:

Bassboy – recording and promotion
Bad Sounds – marketing, promotion, and tour support
Blaenavon – UK tour
Georgia – UK tour
Kate Tempest – UK tour and marketing
Kero Kero Bonito – album release
Laura Groves – recording
Leo Kalyan – marketing and UK tour
Love Ssega – recording and marketing
Moses Boyd – recording and marketing
Mount Kimbie – AV development and marketing
Scorpz – recording and marketing
ShaoDow – marketing and promotion
Splurgeboys – UK tour and marketing
Tigercub – UK tour
Tusks – writing, recording and producing release
Two Another – production, recording and release launch
Vessel – recording, UK tour and marketing
Yonaka – UK tour



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