No stranger to the spotlight, Lucy Spraggan is one of the UK’s most exciting and talented young, female singer songwriters today. Despite shooting to fame after only a short time on the primetime TV show X Factor, she found herself hitting the headlines and becoming a household name as a feisty, female champion for the LGBTQ community. However, Lucy has successfully retained respect from fans and critics alike as so much more than another reality celebrity. An accomplished musician, whose songs ooze with her personality and lyrical content full of humour, Lucy’s jaunty melodies will drop into your ears and bring a smile to your lips as you find yourself happily humming along at any hour of the day.
You’d have to be a relative newcomer to Essentially Pop to not have read our posts about Peppermint Heaven. The duo, comprising Juno and Spark, are a bundle of contradictions: they come from Chicago, they’re based in LA, but their sound is anything but representative of either city: rather it is a very pleasant trip down memory lane to the 80s and the sound of UK synth pop.
Hilary Roberts is taking a break from her busy awards’ season calendar to drop a fun and empowering new video, just in time for Valentine’s Day – ‘Good Man’! Not content with gracing some of the most star-studded events this season (including hanging out with Steven Tyler at the MusIcare Awards), Hilary is following up a year of Billboard success with her first single and video of the new decade.
As the days get shorter and the evenings grow colder, it’s that cosy time of year when cuddling up to the person that you love sounds like the perfect plan – especially when that person is yourself. Pop fusion duo, President Street, have your musical accompaniment for those autumnal evenings covered with the new lyric video for self-love autumnal anthem, ‘I Found Me’.