Grace Carter interviewed at BBC Sound of 2019 live showcase at Maida Vale Studios on January 31st 2019 by editor Marco Gandolfi.

At BBC Maida Vale tonight, BBC Music’s Sound of Music 2019 Live saw Ellie Goulding (Winner of BBC Music’s Sound Of 2010 Winner), Octavian (Winner of BBC Music’s Sound of 2019), Mahalia, Dermot Kennedy, Grace Carter and Sea Girls broadcast live on BBC Radio 1’s Annie Mac’s show.

BBC Music Sound Of Live is an intimate gig featuring live performances from artists on the Sound Of 2019 longlist who the BBC and a panel of influential industry experts have tipped for success in the coming year, as well as BBC Music Sound of 2010 winner Ellie Goulding.

Celebrating its 17th anniversary, the BBC Music Sound Of list has a track history of predicting who are going to be the next big thing because it is chosen by some of the most influential people at the heart of their respective musical genres. This year’s selected panel of 136 experts included representatives from the likes of VICE, i-D, Mixmag; and from the biggest music festivals including Glastonbury, Eurosonic and Reading & Leeds. The panel also featured DJs including Clara Amfo, Zoe Ball and DJ Target.