Stefflon Don Announced As Apple Music's January 2018 'Up Next' Artist
New documentary short film and exclusive Beats 1 interview to feature multitalented rapper, singer and songwriter January 17th ONLY on Apple Music
Apple Music is excited to announce Stefflon Don as the new 'Up Next' artist for January 2018. The dancehall/rap artist joins the Apple Music 'Up Next' class of artists on the heels of her UK Top 10 single "Hurtin' Me feat. French Montana," latest single "Ding-A-Ling feat. Skepta" and a feature on Jax Jones & Demi Lovato's worldwide smash "Instruction." On January 17th, Apple Music will premiere a new documentary short film, as well as an exclusive sit-down interview with Beats 1 anchor Julie Adenuga. Later tonight, Stefflon Don will also make her U.S. national television debut on The Late Late Show with James Corden.
"Conversations with Steff are always exciting and hilarious. She doesn't do a lot of interviews, and I learn more about her every time we talk," said Beats 1 anchor Julie Adenuga. "She's extremely talented, and has the ability to make any style of music she likes without losing the magic of who she is."
Stefflon Don adds, "I am really excited to be the new 'Up Next' Artist. Julie, Zane, Ebro and everyone at Beats 1 have been there with me from the start, and it's great to be the first British artist to get this support from Apple Music. Can't wait for you all to hear what I have coming this year! Its gonna be a mad Ting!"
Beats 1 interview with Julie Adenuga below
Up Next with Stefflon Don Apple Music trailer HERE
Trailer embed HERE
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Stefflon Don Apple Music Essentials HERE
About Stefflon Don:
After closing an already incredible 2017 with an appearance alongside Future and J. Balvin on the remix of MC Fioti's "Bum Bum Tam Tam" as well as news that her top 10 single "Hurtin' Me" went gold, Stefflon Don closed out an already exceptional year that saw the breakout star announce her debut headline tour, perform live on Alan Carr's 'New Year Spectacular', BBC's new 'Sounds Like Friday Night', Capital FM's Jingle Bell Ball and live from the red carpet at the MTV EMA's. In addition, the East London artist picked up a BRITs Critic's Choice nomination, a win for Best Female Artist at the 2017 MOBOs and released new single 'Ding-A-Ling', which sees her spit her fierce trademark flow alongside grime legend Skepta. Already a fan favourite, the track is quickly adding considerable numbers to her 100m streams-and-counting.
About Apple Music's 'Up Next' Program:
Up Next is Apple Music's monthly program geared towards identifying, showcasing and elevating rising star talent. Each month, Apple Music's editorial team selects one artist to promote, utilizing the full force of the platform to raise awareness of the artist to its growing global audience of music fans. The program includes a short, documentary film introducing the artist, a live session as well as an interview with one of our Beats 1 anchors. Additionally, Apple Music has partnered with The Late Late Show With James Corden to give further exposure to our Up Next artist with a live on-air performance that serves as the kick off the promotion. As the newest member of Apple Music's Up Next roster, Stefflon Don joins some of today's most exciting and promising artists including 6LACK, Khlalid, Sigrid, Mr. Eazi, Daniel Caesar, Billie Eilish, Sabrina Claudio and most recently, Amy Shark.
Get to know them all HERE
January 17, 2018 12:25pm ET by Satellite 414