5 Gigs you should see this week: 15th -22nd May

This year has gone so quickly its hard to believe that we are in the middle of May. We have another week full of great live music from an eclectic mix of artists.

YUNA, 16th May @ KOKO London

Yuna is a Malaysian singer-songwriter who began on MySpace and now collaborates with Pharrell Williams and Usher. She released her third album, Chapters, in 2016. Her voice is smooth as honey and you can see her in KOKO on the 16th.

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BEBE REXHA, 18th May @ KOKO

If you haven't heard of her specifically, you will have heard Bebe's voice, I promise. She featured on 'Hey Mama,' David Guetta's big chart hit, and she actually wrote the chorus too. She's the blasting voice on Martin Garrix' 'In The Name Of Love,' and her own singles 'I Got You,' 'No Broken Hearts' ft. Nicki Minaj, and 'Bad Bitch' ft. Ty Dolla Sign have also taken the pop charts by storm. She can work with any rapper she wants, from Nicki to G-Eazy, and is a smashing songwriter.

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GAVIN DEGRAW, 20th May @ o2 Shepherd's Bush Empire

Gavin DeGraw burst onto the scene when his song 'I Don't Want To Be' was used as the American TV show 'One Tree Hill's theme tune, and he hasn't slowed down since. He has worked with Ryan Tedder of OneRepublic and Colbie Caillat, showcasing the very best of pop rock and acoustic. He recently released a catchy country-rock song: 'She Sets the City on Fire,' and is currently touring Europe.

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KT TUNSTALL, 22nd May @ The Barbican

KT has been a UK favourite since around 2004, when she performed 'Black Horse and the Cherry Tree' on Jools Holland, and released the album 'Eye to the Telescope.' 'Black Horse' was one of the most successful singles and most radio-played songs of 2005 in the United Kingdom, and she broke America when her single 'Suddenly I See' was used in the opening credits of the film 'The Devil Wears Prada.' Since then, she has been a shining light of folk music for the UK and she comes back this summer from the US to play shows for us, back home.

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