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MTV UK has today revealed the top ten brightest music artists who have been selected in the highly anticipated MTV PUSH UK & IRE 2024 campaign. In January it will be up to the public to vote for their number one. 

MTV PUSH UK & IRE supports emerging artists who MTV believes will breakthrough in 2024. On the 15th January 2024, the acts will battle it out in a public vote on Instagram with the all-conquering winner announced on 30th January.  

The nominees this year are: 

ANTSLIVE - @antslive
CHARLOTTE PLANK - @charlotteplankmusic
ELMIENE - @elmiene
HENRY MOODIE - @henrymoodie
JAZZY - @Jazzyofficial__
LOVEJOY - @Lovejoyonline
NO GUIDNCE
- @noguidnce
ONLY THE POETS - @onlythepoets
STRANDZ - @officialstrandz
THE LAST DINNER PARTY - @thelastdinnerparty

MTV has a long history of supporting and advocating new music talent with past alumni of its MTV Push UK & IRE campaigns, including winners FLO, AJ Tracey, Anne-Marie, Bad Boy Chiller Crew, Krept & Konan, Lewis Capaldi, Mabel, Nathan Dawe, The Vamps, YUNGBLUD, alongside finalists Charli XCX, Lady Gaga, Sam Smith, Years & Years and more. 

Anna Karatziva, Head of Talent & Music UK & IRE Paramount/MTV, commented: ~
“We are thrilled to announce our MTV Push UK & IRE 2024 nominees, celebrating and championing up-and-coming talent in all genres, it’s one of our favourite campaigns of the year. We have loved working with all the nominees, they are all exceptionally talented. We have some great content coming across our platforms and we can’t wait to see who our audience crown as winner in January.”

MTV Push UK & IRE 2023 winner FLO added:  

“Winning MTV Push UK & IRE 2023 kickstarted such a special year for us and we are so grateful! Make sure you all get behind your favourite artists, it’s a tough line up this year! Good luck to everyone”

The spectacular up and coming artists are set to be some of the most exciting acts of 2024, with each being showcased by MTV with exclusive content being premiered across our channels and social platforms throughout January. 

#MTVPUSH 
MTV PUSH UK & IRE 2023 SHORTLIST  

ARTIST QUOTES:
 
ANTSLIVE

'I'm gassed truly. Used to grow up watching MTV so this is just mad to me.' 

CHARLOTTE PLANK

“I am beyond grateful to be included in this years MTV Push UK & IRE class of 24, placed amongst and following in the footsteps of such amazing talent and inspirations of mine. Having grown up with MTV, it’s such a surreal, dream come true to be selected as one their 10 upcoming artists they’re backing!”

ELMIENE

“Yo thank you for including me in MTV Push UK & IRE 2024. Now I just need to get an MTV Cribs episode, I need to show off my new collection of takeout boxes.”

HENRY MOODIE

“MTV is huge!! So grateful that they are backing me! I've been watching MTV since I was a tiny kid, now working with them is so surreal.”

JAZZY

"I’m so honoured to have made the MTV Push UK & IRE 2024 list. I grew up watching all my fav music videos on MTV so it’s amazing to be a part of this"

LOVE JOY

“We're super excited to be featured on MTV Push UK & IRE 2024. Being recognised by MTV is an honour and hopefully new & old fans will be as excited for 2024 as we are.”

NO GUIDNCE

“THANK YOU, MTV! Feeling super grateful to be picked as an MTV Push UK & IRE nominee. It’s been a crazy year for us and we’re really just getting started. We look forward to seeing where we can take No Guidnce heading into 2024.”

ONLY THE POETS

“We’re buzzing for the opportunity. We all grew up finding new music through MTV, so we’re incredibly grateful to be involved with the channel that brought new music to our homes and inspired us to begin making music in the first place.”

STRANDZ

“Feeling grateful to be recognised here, for all the work the team put in this year and all the love my supporters have been showing, I think it's exactly the energy we need going into this new year”

THE LAST DINNER PARTY

“We’re so thrilled and grateful to be one of the MTV Push UK & IRE artists for 2024! We can’t wait to perform and share our music, and to have recognition from such an important channel is a huge honour”

 

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