Lativan act, Carnival Youth, has won big at the European Border Breakers Awards (EBBA) by scooping the Public Choice Award. The results were revealed during a ceremony at Eurosonic Noorderslag festival in the Netherlands.
The band’s album, No Clouds Allowed mixes indie folk, sharp lyrics and melancholic melodies. Carnival Youth are currently working on their second album so stay tuned for more amazing tunes.
The EBBA show featured performances from other winners, Álvaro Soler (ES), Aurora (NO), Kovacs (NL), Oscar and The Wolf (BE), Seinabo Sey (SE) and SOAK (IE).
The full winners’ list of the 2016 EBBA is below:
Álvaro Solar (Spain)
Carnival Youth (Latvia)
Christine and the Queens (France)
Kovacs (The Netherlands)
Oscar and The Wolf (Belgium)
Robin Schulz (Germany)
Seinabo Sey (Sweden)
Years & Years (United Kingdom)
Past winners of the award include Adele, Milky Chance, Stromae, Emeli Sandé, Gabriel Rios, Hozier, Melanie De Biasio, Of Monsters and Men, Woodkid, Mumford & Sons, Caro Emerald, Lykke Li, Disclosure, Katie Melua, John Newman, The Ting Tings, C2C, Tokio Hotel, The Script, Zaz, Nico & Vinz, Saybia, Damien Rice, KT Tunstall, Alphabeat, Milow and Afrojack.