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Ticketmaster announces nominees for best live act

2018 Brit award winners Stormzy and Dua Lipa among those nominated for this year's Nordoff Robbins O2 Silver Clef awards

By Molly Long on 04 Jun 2018

Best Live Act awards

Best Live Act awards

image © Ticketmaster

Nordoff Robbins, the UK’s leading music therapy charity, and Ticketmaster have teamed up once again to reveal this year’s shortlist for best live act at the O2 Silver Clef Awards.

The 11 nominees are a diverse mix, representing multiple music genres, nationalities and generations. British talent dominates the list, with both of this year’s double Brit award winning acts, Dua Lipa and Stormzy, making the cut.

The list represents the best and most impactful talent the UK has played host to over the last year. Those who have made it onto this year’s list join the likes of Justin Bieber, Little Mix and Sir Paul McCartney – all recognised for their engaging, memorable performances.

“It is always so exciting to see who the public choose as their best live act; the group or person whose music has had a real impact on their lives.”

Julie Whelan, CEO of the charity says: “At Nordoff Robbins we know the power of music – how it resonates with us all on a very personal level.

“It is always so exciting to see who the public choose as their best live act; the group or person whose music has had a real impact on their lives.”

To announce this years winners, Ticketmaster has enlisted the help of singer and social media star Samantha Harvey. The Youtuber has created a mash-up of songs from the nominees in a bid to get fans voting for their favourite acts.

The public has the chance to vote their favourite artists into the top spot via the Ticketmaster website. Fans can also show their support for their favourite acts by tweeting their hashtags to @NordoffRobbins1. A full list of the nominees and their hashtags can be found below:

Adele #BLAAdele

Dua Lipa #BLADuaLipa

Ed Sheeran #BLAEdSheeran

Fall Out Boy #BLAFallOutBoy

Foo Fighters #BLAFooFighters

Harry Styles #BLAHarryStyles

Iron Maiden #BLAIronMaiden

Jeff Lynne’s ELO #BLAJeffLynnesElo

Stormzy #BLAStormzy




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