Breakthrough 2022

Breakthrough 2022

Now live music is back, get ready to discover the best new music artists ready to hit the stage in 2022. Ticketmaster is here to help you find your new favourite artists with our curated list of the biggest breakthrough acts set to make it big this year.

Our 2022 guide introduces our top picks of the hottest breakthrough musicians for those looking to find the best new artists to see live in 2022.

Every year, Ticketmaster hand pick a selection of the hottest new live acts to follow, including new bands, artists and singer-songwriters. Previous years have championed the likes of Grammy-nominated Slowthai, NME Under The Radar Award winners Pale Waves, triple MOBO nominee Kojey Radical and Mercury Prize-winner Arlo Parks.

Meet Ticketmaster’s Breakthrough 2022 top picks and discover the artists you need to see live the year:

Breakthrough 2022

ArrDee

Brighton’s resident cheeky chappy whose hectic bars are brimming with lyrical wit.

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Central Cee

the party-starting West London rapper hyping up the drill scene with punchy one-liners and melodic sampled beats.

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ENNY

The South London rapper deconstructing social stigmas with much-needed hard-hitting bars.

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Lola Young

The South London singer-songwriter penning neo-jazz ballads with an irresistible velvet sheen.

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Mimi Webb

The vocal powerhouse soundtracking her vulnerabilities with heart-breaking balladic pop.

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Tems

The Nigerian storyteller championing West African alté through her fusion of neo soul and Afro-R&B.

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Wet Leg

The effortlessly cool Isle of Wight duo pairing Mean Girls throwbacks with a barrage of ear worming indie-punk fun.

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