Saturday June 9

Nilüfer Yanya

With her inclusion on this year’s BBC Sound Of list, the 22-year-old Nilüfer Yanya is without question one of the rising pop phenoms of 2018. Yanya grew up in West London and has Turkish, Irish and Barbadian blood flowing through her veins. Within her unpolished, minimalist R&B strummers you can truly feel that vibrant inner city bustle, homing in on influences from the likes of Nina Simone, Amy Winehouse, Jeff Buckley and Pixies. With her deep resonant voice and incredible stage presence, Nilüfer Yanya will make Best Kept Secret live up to its name once again.