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New Talent at Glastonbury

The eight finalists in Glastonbury Festival’s Emerging Talent Competition 2015.

They were chosen from thousands of new bands and singer-songwriters and will all perform at the Glastonbury Festival. The eight performers range in style from hip-hop and electro-pop to Afrobeat and folk, and include two lead singers of Ghanaian descent.

The overall winner of the Emerging Talent Competition 2015 is Declan McKenna. His winning song, Brazil, has a distinctly global outlook and a maturity which is extraordinary given that he is just 16 years old. He had to take time out from revising for his school GCSE exams to speak to Global Beats. The programme is presented by BBC Radio 1's Huw Stephens who is known for championing new artists.

(Photo: Courtesy of Declan McKenna)

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Wed 1 Jul 2015 08:05GMT

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