Lianne La Havas confirmed for the BBC Sound of 2012 list


          Confirmed for the BBC Sound Of 2012 list

          Announced as MTV Brand New for 2012 finalist + HMV Next Big Thing

 To round off an exceptional 2011, Lianne La Havas has been confirmed as one of fifteen new artists for the BBC Sound Of 2012 list: 

Additionally, Lianne has been announced as one of MTV’s hot tips for 2012 as well as being added to the prestigious line up of HMV’s Next Big Thing Festival.

In the last 4 years MTV Brand New has identified international stars as well as the cream of UK talent. Each year it is then up to the public, to check out the list, vote for their favourite and crown one lucky act the MTV Brand New winner.

Full details on how to vote for LIANNE LA HAVAS to win MTV’s best Brand New Artist for 2012 here:

Lianne is also being tipped by HMV to do big things in 2012 after just being announced on their Next Big Thing festival line up in February, full details here:

Lianne La Havas will perform at the acclaimed live music festival on the 8th February in London at The Borderline. The festival returns even bigger, following last year’s event which saw 140 breakthrough artists perform live, including the likes of Little Dragon, The Pierces and James Blake.

After selling out her one month residency at London’s The Social in less than four hours, Lianne La Havas has mirrored the feat by selling out her headline show at London’s The Scala over three months in advance.

Lianne has just announceed four new live shows in March – including a first Dublin gig – that will precede the Scala date.


8th March – Brighton – Coalition - 
9th March – Oxford – 02 Academy 2 - 
10th March – Dublin – Sugar Club -  
12th March – Birmingham – Glee Club -

13th March – The Scala – London **SOLD OUT**

Lianne’s recent beguiling performance on Later…with Jools Holland, not only won over those at home but also the other acts that performed, as Lianne has been confirmed for the coveted support slot on Bon Iver’s December US tour.

Lianne’s debut EP ‘Lost and Found’ is out now on Labour of Love Records.


6th December - Massey Hall - Toronto 
7th December - Massey Hall – Toronto
9th December  - UIC Pavilion - Chicago 
10th December - Orpheum Theatre - Madison 
12th December  - Zorn Arena -  Eau Claire
13th December - Zorn Arena -  Eau Claire  


17th January- The Social- London **SOLD OUT**
24th January- The Social- London **SOLD OUT**
31st January- The Social- London **SOLD OUT**
7th February- The Social- London **SOLD OUT**

Tickets for Lianne La Havas Sugar Club date are on sale now priced €13 including booking fee


December 5, 2011 9:33am ET by MCD   Comments (0)

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