Over the years we’ve witnessed some incredible artists in their infancy, eagerly anticipating that moment when they start to skyrocket. In this feature, we set out some of the artists we’re currently working with who also possess that ‘certain something’, so you can enjoy tomorrow’s big names today…
Today’s Future Icon is Maisie Johnson
Maisie Johnson is an 18 year old country/folk singer – songwriter from south west London. Having known that she wanted to be a performer since she can remember, she started writing songs and teaching herself to play guitar at age 12 and started performing aged 14. She has since also taught herself to play the mandolin, banjo, ukulele and charango. ‘The Beginning, a live EP of original songs recorded at the Basement Door in Richmond with her sister Alice, was released in July 2016. After going solo and joining forces with percussionist Sam Thyr in January 2017, Maisie released a new EP, ‘Sixteen’, on December 1st 2017 which peaked at #3 on the UK iTunes Country album chart on the day of its release.
WANT TO HEAR MORE? Maisie Johnson is taking part in RISING, our brand new series of live-streamed events, which aims to support and raise money for War Child UK to assist their work during the Covid-19 crisis.
HOT VOX have raised thousands of pounds for War Child through live gigs and events over the past two years. Now we’re taking RISING online, and with the help of our immensely talented roster of artists, we hope to raise even more vital funds for this valuable cause.
Tune in to see Maisie Johnson streaming live on Friday 5th June at 7.30pm