Gallant to Kick Off 'Next Up' Series With Intimate L.A. Showcase


Win tickets to the private May 25 showcase, presented by Billboard and W Hotels

Fresh off his headline-grabbing sets at April's Coachella festival, buzzed-about R&B newcomer Gallant has been announced as the first artist in Billboard & W Hotel'Next Up: New Artists New Music series. 

Gallant, who's been described as an "incredible meteoric talent" by chart-topper and collaborator Seal, hit no. 5 on Billboard's Emerging Artist chart with three songs -- "Weight in Gold," "Skipping Stones" and "Bourbon" -- all from his acclaimed debut album Ology, released in April.

On May 25, Gallant will perform an intimate showcase at W Hotel's Los Angles - West Beverly Hills location. Billboard is offering a small number of fans a chance to attend this private event and get an intimate look at one of music's brightest new talents. To enter, submit you information via the form below.

Billboard and W Hotels announced the Next Up program in April. The series will focus on four musicians that have reached the top 10 of the Emerging Artist Chart, which monitors the most shared songs on Twitter in the U.S. by up-and-coming artists. 

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