Arts Council England have confirmed a further £1 Million of support for the Momentum Music Fund delivered by PRS for Music Foundation. The funding allows PRS for Music Foundation, the UK’s leading charitable funder of new music and talent development across all genres, to continue running Momentum for another two years.
Since 2013 the fund has invested in over 120 diverse artists including, Years & Years, breakthrough electronic artist Låpsley and the critically acclaimed Ghostpoet. Offering artists support at a crucial stage in their careers,
Spotify will continue to be the official digital partner of the Momentum Music Fund for the next two years providing an additional funding contribution, promotional opportunities and the close relationship between Momentum artist and the Spotify team, will continue to extend Momentum’simpact.
In addition to this PRS Music Foundation, Arts Council England and Spotify have announced that the latest list of artists to receive the coveted career boosting Momentum Music funding. From Mercury Prize nominee ESKA and Hull’s punk–rock LIFE, to the electronic duo Eli & Fur and singer-songwriter Azekel (pictured) who has collaborated with Bristol trip hop group Massive Attack.
To see the full list of artists receiving the Momentum funding go here.
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