PIRI & TOMMY LIVE PERFORMANCE:
"ON & ON"
Vevo, the world’s leading music video network, today released the complete list for its highly-anticipated Vevo “DSCVR Artists to Watch” 2023 campaign. Starting Monday, November 28th, Vevo’s DSCVR ATW will showcase high-quality live performance video content from the class of 2023, with two unique performances from each artist, shot exclusively for Vevo.
Born out of Vevo’s taste-maker series and brand DSCVR, “DSCVR Artists To Watch” is now in its 9th year. With a record-breaking 550 submissions, the current list consists of 20 global artists whom Vevo has tipped to break through to the mainstream.
Vevo’s DSCVR ATW program is one of the most highly anticipated and competitive lists in the emerging music space, as the artists and bands that make it receive critical exposure and promotion that help propel their careers. ATW artists and bands will be marketed and featured in Vevo’s expert music video programming via playlists and editorial features across Vevo’s network, including YouTube and connected TV platforms, such as Roku, Samsung TV Plus, and Apple TV.
Vevo’s Artists to Watch content will also see the official launch of a brand-new DSCVR set. The new set was designed to help artists express themselves in new and interesting ways through visually striking elements like new entry points, columns, corridors, archways, and windows.
Vevo has a long history of supporting and introducing emerging artists to new global audiences. Its DSCVR ATW program champions emerging artists through live performance content, with alumni including now-household names, such as Billie Eilish, Pop Smoke, Sam Smith, Lewis Capaldi, Jorja Smith, Arlo Parks, Guaynaa, and more.
“We are so proud to announce our annual taste-making program, DSCVR Artists to Watch. This series is the brainchild of our in-house team of music lovers who are always so driven to have the opportunity to shine a spotlight on the best up-and-coming acts,” says JP Evangelista, SVP of Content, Programming & Marketing, Vevo. “Through our marketing and promotional efforts, large distribution network, and stellar production team, Vevo is able to support artists of all genres and at all stages of their careers. Through close collaboration with both artists and their teams, we work to make sure that every part of this campaign serves them.”
Vevo’s 2023 DSCVR “Artists to Watch” are:
Amelia Moore (Capitol)
Armani White (Def Jam)
Ayra Starr (Mavin Records / Platoon)
Carol Biazin (UMG Brazil)
Ethel Cain (AWAL)
FLO (Island Records)
flowerovlove (The Orchard)
GloRilla (Interscope Records)
Ice Spice (Capitol)
K Trap (Thousand8 Music / Virgin Music)
Lauren Spencer Smith (Island Records)
Nonso Amadi (UMG Canada / Def Jam)
Oxlade (Sony Music France, Epic)
Pajel (Epic / Proud Records / Dope / SME)
piri & tommy (Polydor Records)
Ptazeta (Interscope Records)
Ramón Vega (Sony Music Latin)
Tananai (Capitol Records Italy)
Wesley Joseph (Secretly Canadian)
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ABOUT PIRI & TOMMY:
Having met over DM and been thrown together in a student-house bubble during lockdown, piri & tommy have since amassed co-signs ranging from Charli XCX, Bella Hadid and Bimini to Rebecca Black and PinkPantheress, as well as reaching number 1 on Tiktok and seeing their first live shows end in stage invasions. Assimilating everything from the DIY Dance explosion online to their generation’s relationship with nostalgia – both, as exploded by the pandemic – the duo mix genre-wide influences from Kaytranada and Disclosure to Doja Cat and Red Velvet. Lyrically exploring everything from that awkward crush (‘soft spot’) to that first summer of freedom (‘on & on’), as well as that transition into something more more meaningful (‘say it’, ‘words’), froge.mp3 is the no-filter story of piri & tommy so far…but it’s also just the start of their story to come.
Vevo is the world's leading music video network, connecting an ever-growing global audience to high-quality music video content for more than a decade. Founded by Universal Music Group and Sony Music Entertainment in 2009, Vevo offers fans worldwide a vast array of premium content to choose from, showcasing official music videos alongside a constantly developing lineup of live performances and innovative original programming. From top superstars to rising new talents, Vevo brings incomparable cross-promotional support to artists across the musical spectrum, at every stage of their careers.
Vevo has consistently evolved over the past decade to lead within today's ever-changing media landscape, embracing partnerships with a number of leading distribution platforms to deliver extraordinary content within ad-supported environments. With more than 25B views across television, desktop and mobile devices each month, Vevo brings music videos to the world – when, where, and how fans want them.
Vevo is available on YouTube, Samsung, Samsung TV Plus, Amazon Fire TV, Amazon Echo Show, PlutoTV, Apple TV, Roku, Comcast (Xfinity X1 and Xfinity Flex), VIZIO, Sky (NowTV and SkyQ), Foxxum, XITE, NetRange, Redbox, T-Mobile Play, Virgin Media, Xumo, Telstra, Foxtel, Fetch, Rogers, Shaw, Local Now, Google TV, Android TV, Cox, ViX, and Vewd.
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THE CAGE, a music magazine by CAGE RIOT