Congratulations to Merseyside psych-pop four-piece She Drew The Gun were announced on the weekend as the winners of the 2016 Emerging Talent Competition in association with the PRS for Music and PRS for Music Foundation.
The band wins a slot on one of the Festival’s main stages, plus a £5,000 Talent Development prize from the PRS Foundation.
The judges – who included Michael and Emily Eavis, Glastonbury stage bookers and music business professionals – awarded second place to Glasgow’s party-starting R&B pop act Bossy Love, with third place going to London-based folk singer Hattie Whitehead. Both acts receive a £2,500 Talent Development prize from the PRS Foundation.
While announcing the winners, Michael Eavis also revealed that all eight acts on a night of impressive performances will be given slots at this year’s Festival.