The opening weeks of the musical year are generally accompanied by polls, polls and more polls.
Thus far, we've already had the BRIT Critics Choice and the BBC Sound Of... list, with MTV Brand New also unveiling their tips for 2014. However MTV Brand New doesn't just name the best in new talent - it also aims to showcase them via a series of live shows.
Two dates have been confirmed, with a number of big hitters being rolled out for your delectation. Taking place at the Islington Assembly Hall in London, the date on January 29th boasts performances from Katy B, Ella Eyre and George Ezra.
Speaking about the show, Katy B said: "I'm so excited to be doing a Brand New session for MTV at The Islington Assembly Hall, I'll be playing an exclusive set to really make the most of the intimate space."
The following night (January 30th) the line up is dominated by Sam Smith, Joel Compass and neo-soul sensation Kwabs.
29 London Islington Assembly Hall
30 London Islington Assembly Hall