Former City of Edinburgh Music School student Bonnie Kemplay was selected from over ten thousand entries to be named this year’s winner of BBC Radio 1’s Live Lounge Introducing talent search. Bonnie graduated from the music school in 2019 and is currently a student at The Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester. Bonnie will record a single and Radio 1 live session as part of her prize. Previous Live Lounge competitors include: Ed Sheeran, Jake Bugg, Florence and the Machine, George Ezra, James Bay and Ellie Goulding
Bonnie will perform an original track, along with a surprise cover, in the Live Lounge from midday, Thursday 29 April on Clara Amfo’s Radio 1 show (Mon-Thurs, 10.30am-1pm) It will also be broadcast on all local BBC Music Introducing shows in England, plus BBC Music Introducing in Scotland will broadcast a Live Lounge Introducing special on Friday 30 April from 8-10pm.