The Josephine Artists Prize 2024

The Prix Joséphine des Artistes returns for its third edition. After November Ultra's Bedroom Walls in 2022 and Tuerie's Papillon Monarque in 2023, which French production will win this year's prize?

The Prix Joséphine des Artistes, a prize awarded by artists to artists, rewards the most daring musical works.

Drawing their inspiration from the Mercury Prize, Frédéric Junqua and Christophe Palatre wanted to highlight the diversity of French production and encourage the discovery of new musical horizons. Read the interview with the prize founders.

The selection committee, made up of journalists, has studied the 310 applications, and chosen 40 based on the project’s quality and artistic daring. IDOL is proud to announce these 8 artists who have made the selection, and whom we support on a daily basis.

  • Nini by Bonnie Banane on Péché Mignon – Grand Musique Management
  • Jbal Rrsas by Deena Abdelwahed on InFiné
  • Night and Day by Dub Shepherds on Bat Records – Baco Distribution
  • C’est à moi ça by Gwendoline on Born Bad Records
  • Stress Killer by Léon Phal on Heavenly Sweetness
  • Speed It Up by LORD$ on Tricatel
  • quatro by SuperParka on Grand Musique Management
  • When all you want to do is be the fire part of fire by UTO on InFiné

Upcoming dates:

June 22: announcement of the composition of the artists’ jury
June 24: announcement of the Top 10 albums of the year
September 26: Concert broadcasted on FIP radio from Studio 104 at the Maison de la Radio et de la Musique, with live performances by the 10 artists and the announcement of the winner.

Going further

IDOL Insights: meet InFiné. Read the article
IDOL Insights: meet Born Bad Records. Read the article

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