Vote For Detroit’s Tiny Desk Winners

WDET Tiny Desk Detroit Voting

Detroit music is like nothing else. From Motown to techno, punk rock to hip-hop, Detroit artists have impacted music around the world.

WDET is looking for Detroit’s next generation of artists making waves within the music scene. Over 100 Metro Detroit musicians entered NPR’s national Tiny Desk Contest, which you can watch all of them here.

WDET’s panel of judges picked the top 25. Now it’s your turn to pick your favorites!

Watch the videos below and vote for the best Tiny Desk entrant. You get one vote a day. Voting ends at 11:59 p.m. ET on July 2, 2023.

The top five entrants with the most votes are invited to perform at WDET’s Sounds Like Detroit concert August 11 at New Center Park. Tickets to Sounds Like Detroit are on sale now at The fifth and sixth highest will get to perform at the iconic Concert of Colors Festival in Detroit this July (date TBD).

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Voting has now closed. Winners will be announced at a later date.

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Watch the Tiny Desk Detroit videos

Apropos – “Spiritual Surgery”

Drey Skonie & The Klouds – “Better Days”

Thornetta Davis – “That Don’t Appease Me”

Kisma Jordan – “Fighting”

Carmel Liburdi – “The World”

Kingfisher – “Your New Place”

Jahz – “On My Way”

Corazon Szell – “Short But Sweet”

Kenny Watson – “This Feeling”

Cesar Aquino – “Could You Be The One”

Lily Grace – “On & On”

Eric Ripper – “Ain’t For Me”

Chirp – “Solo”

Feimstro & The Farts – “Yako”

Cabaret Boreale – “I’m Not Your Dog”

Scuttlebuggs – “Calling It Quits”

HWT – “Tibet”

Emabilly – “Do What You Do”

The Whiskey Charmers – “Western Skies”

Martez – “Waiting”

Lua Salomé – “Lady of the Stars”

Nadim Azzam – “Get the Money”

IAMTHERAPY – “Stay in the D”

Lilly MacPhee – “Thank You For Breaking My Heart”

Pregnant Teenage Hospital – “Housetring”