LIMF Academy Presents (December ’19)

Yaw Owusu


Liverpool International Music Festival takes place in our beloved Sefton Park each summer. With a variety of stages, it plays host to artists from all over the genre spectrum, from big names to local favourites. This year LIMF brought the party to our park on 20-21st July, with headliners Nile Rogers and Disco Classical, plus main stage appearances from our very own LUNA and iamkyami.

As part of LIMF, the LIMF Academy developed an award-winning talent development programme, The Academy gives Merseyside’s most promising emerging talent the opportunity to grow and develop their craft as an artist/band. The selected artists are mentored for the year and given opportunities such as London showcases, industry masterclasses and other performances opportunities. The Top 3 ‘Most Ready’ artists are also granted some funding, as well as the opportunity to perform on the LIMF Main stage. 

For his final show of the year, Yaw Owusu rounds up his top tracks of 2019 from LIMF Academy current students and alumni.


SSJ – Kosha
XamVolo – In Love and War
PizzaGirl – Ball’s Gonna Keep On Rollin
Podge – Such A Steal
Kyami – Super Special
New Junior – Flaws
Tee – E17
Amique – Lights On
Michael Aldag – Entitled
Deliah – Coda (The Beginning)
Raheem Alameen – Cellular
Little Grace – Silence
Sub Blue – Take A Minute
UNESCO – Wait Up For You


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