Winter Concert 2020

British Songwriter & Producer Prize 2019

Winners Concert   2019


The Drake YolanDa Award has been created by James JP Drake and YolanDa Brown, to support emerging artists across the UK on their musical journey. 

We will award artists who express a commitment to their careers, demonstrate creative excellence and a drive to succeed. The award is intended to further recipients' artistic practice, encourage career sustainability, and best equip them to make their own artistic choices.

We have decided to create an opportunity to hear from the artists in person. So the shortlisted applicants will have an opportunity to speak about their projects, as well as perform their music live to an expert panel.

The Drake YolanDa Award is provided by the Drake Calleja Trust (Registered Charity No: 1164114)

2020 Applications Deadlines have now been extended!!! 

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2020 Applications for the Drake YolanDa Award have now been extended as a result of COVID -19 and the uncertainty surrounding it.

We do not currently have rescheduled dates for our 2020 Shortlist Day and Award Delivery Concert, but if you have applied already you will be notified in due course.

New Dates to be announced soon:

Shortlist Day - Drake YolanDa Award 2020 

Award Delivery Concert - Drake YolanDa Award 2020 

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