MTV Presents... Spanking New Music Week
Warning! Your life will be rubbish if you miss it...
This years Spanking New Music Week line-up is already looking tasty as a new-music pie, with Matt Willis, The Feeling, Dirty Pretty Things and Sway confirmed.
It all kicks off in Newcastle on March 20. And if youre in any doubt just how hot itll be, lets have a reminder of some of the stars who got their big break at last years SNMW...
Gloomy-but-tuneful Birmingham foursome Editors were propelled to chart success after playing SNMW. Their singles, Bullets and Munich, both went top 10.
Since her Spanking New appearance, New Dido-type Jem has become a fully-fledged pop A-lister " Madonna recorded one of her songs and shes made a guest appearance in The OC. Her album Finally Woken was huge both here and in the US.
After a blistering Spanking New start, East Londons Roll Deep crew went on to invade the charts with their catchy grime anthems The Avenue and Shake A Leg.
Also on last years bill were M.I.A, whose album, Arular, made the Mercury Music Prize shortlist and Mystery Jets went on to top the NME chart.
So wholl be the big names from this years SNMW? Well, with ex-Libertine Carl Barats new band, Dirty Pretty Things, former Busted member Matt Willis and pop-and-proud band of the moment The Feeling all here, youd better catch them while you can.
Click on the link on the right to find out more and win tickets to one of the events in either Newcastle, Dublin or Birmingham...