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KGRL's Top 10 Artists To Watch Out For In 2008

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Earlier this week, KGRL, "...a [Southern California-based] non-profit non-commercial internet radio station that plays the freshest and the best ALL QUALITY female artist / fronted acts in a wide variety of genres," presented their List of Influential CDs of 2007, which included local residents Inara George (The Bird and the Bee), Charlotte Martin (MySpace), Sara Bareilles (MySpace), and Carina Round (MySpace).

Their list of Top 10 Artists To Watch Out For In 2007 featured, in reverse order, Emi Meyer (MySpace), Schuyler Fisk (MySpace), Susan Cagle (MySpace), Bravestate (MySpace), Betty Curse (MySpace), the aforementioned Sara Bareilles, Courtney Jaye (MySpace), Lucy Woodward (MySpace), the aforementioned The Bird And The Bee (MySpace), and Nerina Pallot (MySpace).

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So who's on KGRL's lookout list for 2008? As compiled by the station's manager, Mysty, it continues the tradition of including at least one artist from Southern California:

KGRL's Top 10 Artists To Watch Out For In 2008: 10. Bree Sharp (

With two critically acclaimed releases under her belt, alternative/pop-rock singer/songwriter Bree Sharp isn't a new comer in the music scene. Fans however, are longing for new materials. After a seemingly endless barrage of troubles, Bree is finally releasing the long-awaited new record, Robots In Love... Or is she? It was slated to be out in 2007 but being independent relies heavily on proper timing. Our guess is that 2008 will finally see the release of the record... we're crossing our fingers for you Bree.

The rest of the list after the jump.