Shortlist Artist of the Year 2018 announced

By The Gigstarter Team on 16-10-2018

This year, it was even more challenging for the international jury to make a shortlist for the Artist of the Year. With a record number of over 300 Gigstarter artists participating the creation of an ultimate shortlist of 25 artists and 20 DJs was extremely difficult. Now the shortlist with talented artists from all over Europe is ready. Vote for your favorite act on their profile and the top 3 will participate at the final on December 8th in Sugar Factory Amsterdam!

Take a look at the shortlist and vote!


The bands who are joining the shortlist are:

Belgium: Baltimore, Cozin, Buckwood Mojo, Winston Wutu
France: Stoned Therapists, The Red Folks, Vinceman, Badaue, Lord Ruby, The Soulphoenixs, Nina Attal
Netherlands: Roads to Roam, Djocy Santos, Leticia Bal, Junior Ras P and Dr Justice and the Smooth Operators
Spain: Jetstream, Besos Robados and Cuarta Avenida

AcesRockband Aces during the final in 2016!

Solo acts

The solo acts that are joining the shortlist are:

Belgium: Eddie Lives
Netherlands: Raoul Michel, Kiki Mettler and Giek_1
UK: Vincent O'Brien and Rowland Jones

Mike DJ Mike Gerritsen, Gigstarter DJ of the Year 2017


The DJ with the most votes will play at the final:

Belgium: DJ Odssey, DJ Eye-Xpress and DJ Michael Angelo
France: DJ Mask, DJ FM
Italy: DJ Cirillo JR., DJ Mitch B
Netherlands: Joe Bailar, Groeftherapie, DJ Batucada 43, DJ Pedro Estrella and DJ Nick Ende, DJ Maik & Anton, Onegg, DJ Taluco
Spain: Isi Brain, DJ Jimmy Trias, DJ Frank Gomez, DJ Tranbert, DJ J8 aka Solow

Check out the acts and vote on their profiles!

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