Gryffin Named 'Next Up' Artist, Plans Intimate Washington D.C. Showcase

Gryffin photographed in 2016
Courtesy Photo 


Win tickets to the artist's private Oct. 26 showcase, presented by Billboard and W Hotels

Following the news of his forthcoming "Whole Heart Live Tour," titled after his recent genre-bending single alongside Bipolar Sunshine, Los Angeles-based multi-instrumentalist and producer Gryffin -- born Dan Griffith -- has been announced as the 4th artist in Billboard and W Hotel's Next Up: New Artists New Music series. 

Gryffin's quick ascent began earlier this year following the release of his debut single "Heading Home," featuring Josef Salvat, which hit No. 5 on Billboard's Emerging Artist Chart and No. 1 on Spotify's Global Viral chart. The fast-rising artist has also appeared at such festivals as Electric Forest, VELD, Bumbershoot, CRSSD, and Billboard's Hot 100 Music Festival

On Oct. 26, Gryffin will perform an intimate showcase at W's Washington D.C. 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 your information via the form below. 

Billboard and W Hotels kicked off the Next Up program in May with a showcase with alt-R&B newcomer Gallant in Los Angeles. Next Up 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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