Gold Coast singer/songwriter Amy Shark has been announced as Apple Music’s Up Next Artist, the first Australian artist to receive the feature!
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, utilising the full force of the platform to raise awareness of the artist to its growing global audience of music fans. This month, the program will feature her exclusive interview with Beats 1’s Zane Lowe (pictured above with Amy), as well as Amy’s brand new Apple Music documentary short film – check out the trailer HERE.
Additionally, Apple Music has partnered with The Late Late Show With James Corden with a live on-air performance by Amy airing in Australia tonight, November 16th at 11.30pm on ELEVEN. As the newest member of Apple Music’s Up Next roster, Amy Shark joins some of today’s most exciting and promising artists including 6LACK, Khalid, Sigrid, Mr. Eazi, Daniel Caesar, Billie Ellishand most recently, Sabrina Claudio. Get to know them all HERE.
“I’m honoured to be a part of Apple Music’s Up Next campaign, I’ve followed it from the beginning and love the content they put together and the insight they give into up-and-coming artists so I’m beyond grateful to be featured alongside people like Khalid and 6lack. Plus I get to perform on The Late Late Show with James Corden!” – Amy Shark
Back in Australia after a whirlwind European tour and two huge supports in North America with Vance Joy & Bleachers respectively, Amy will hit the red carpet of the 2017 ARIA Awards with 6 nominations. Amy will be joining an incredible line up of Australian artists on the night performing alongside A.B. Original, Dan Sultan, Daryl Braithwaite, Gang Of Youths, Jessica Mauboy, Paul Kelly, Peking Duk and Pnau. Amy shared her excitement, “There’s no other way I’d rather end this incredible year than with a performance at the ARIAs. There’s been so many exciting things going on in my life recently but coming home to this will be a very special moment.”