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A Dubliner Has Been Included In YouTube's 'Ones To Watch' List For 2019

By James Fenton

November 13, 2018 at 5:30pm


The profile of Dublin singer-songwriter Dermot Kennedy has been slowly rising throughout 2018, and it appears that next year is the one where he'll make a major breakthrough in the world of music.

Not long after announcing a European tour which includes two nights at Dublin's Olympia Theatre next year, Kennedy has been included in YouTube's inaugural 'Ones To Watch' list for 2019. To be fair, if he's good enough for Taylor Swift, he's good enough for the rest of us. He joins nine other artists in the UK and Ireland category and the full list can be seen below.

  • Mahalia
  • Octavian
  • Grace Carter
  • Kojey Radical
  • Sam Fender
  • Slowthai
  • L Devine
  • Dermot Kennedy
  • Samm Henshaw
  • Jade Bird

In recent times, Dermot's songs have been to exposed to increased radio airplay but if you're still yet to be charmed by his powerful voice and impressive musical talents then you can get a taster of what he's all about below.

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