WALES | 2022 PARTICIPANT | TEAM 7
Rebecca Hurn is a global award winning singer-songwriter from South Wales. Winner of ‘Best Song’ at the Cardiff Music Awards for globally acclaimed debut single ‘Waves’ and most recently awarded ‘Best Songwriter’ at the UK Songwriters Competition with newest single ‘Panic’, which was most recently a featured track on national radio, BBC Radio 6.
Rebecca was the only unsigned artist to headline The Isle Of Wight festival in 2021, sharing the same stage as household names such as Kaiser Chiefs, Snow Patrol and similar artist Maisie Peters.
Rebecca is currently funded and supported by PRS The Open Fund for her debut album due early 2023. Rebecca is also supported overseas by the New York Songwriters Circle, who awarded Rebecca with their Circle Of One fund for being their favourite performer and included her in their ‘5 of the best in the last decade’ showcase. Rebecca has played at renowned venues in New York, such as ‘Pianos’ and ‘The Bitter End’, home to Lady Gaga’s early success.
Awarded ‘Best Songwriter’ in New York City’s Independent Music Awards in 2019. Rebecca is only one of three UK artists to receive this award in the event’s 20 year history. The others being Passenger with ‘Let Her Go’ in 2013 and Sam Sallon in 2014.
Rebecca is currently 1 of 3 artists representing Wales in the Global Music Match 2022, selected by Focus Wales. Rebecca’s most recent Cardiff headline show at Tiny Rebel was a sell out. Rebeccas success in Wales is portrayed in her frequent radio plays across BBC Radio Wales as being part of the BBC A-List Playlist, where she was described as ‘a national treasure’.