The European Border Breakers Awards (‘EBBA’), the European music awards for emerging artists, took place yesterday evening at the Eurosonic Noorderslag festival in the Dutch city of Groningen. 10 talented musicians from all over Europe were awarded. Among them, the EBBA public choice award went to the Italian singer Dua Lipa. She thanked her fans on Twitter : «Thank you my loves for voting for me! I’m here because of you and appreciate all that you do!”
The ceremony, broadcasted on European TV channels, is a real opportunity for developing artists to get more famous. It has been a launching pad for artists such as Adele, Christine and the Queens, Woodkid, Disclosure, Milky Chance, Selah Sue, Aurora, Damien Rice, Agnes Obel, Stromae, Caro Emerald and much more.