The Drake YolanDa Award is a talent development grant which aims to financially support talented emerging artists who are creating great music, actively performing and want to pursue a career in music.
In 2020, 10 emerging artists will be awarded £3000 each to support them in areas including; touring, artistic development, recording new music, music videos, marketing, branding and purchasing new equipment.
WHO IS ELIGIBLE TO APPLY?
This award is open to emerging artists across any genre of music (classical musicians not eligible) aged 16 – 30.
Applicants can be singers, rappers, instrumentalists and groups.
You must be resident in the UK.
We are looking for independent artists that need support and do not currently have backing from major record labels, publishers and more.
STAGES OF APPLICATION & AWARD
All applicants will need to be available for all dates below in order to be eligible for grant consideration.