tiny desk contest

Tiny Desk Contest Top Shelf is a livestream series featuring the very best 2021 Contest entries, picked by our judges. Episodes air live on NPR Music’s YouTube channel, every Thursday at 3 p.m. ET / 12 p.m. PT. You can learn more – and sign up to get weekly reminders when our episodes are going live — at topshelf2021.nprpresents.org.

This week’s episode features Phoebe Bridgers.

Stay tuned — we'll be announcing the 2021 Tiny Desk Contest winner soon.

Stay Tuned For The Winner

We’re watching every single entry right now and will announce the winner here soon!

The winner will play a Tiny Desk concert at NPR in Washington, D.C. and be interviewed on NPR's All Things Considered.

Watch The Entries

Here's where you can watch videos from the musicians who've entered the 2021 Tiny Desk Contest. Find your band's entry, or just have a look around at what everyone's been creating. 

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