The winner for Final Verse


Music is a great way of expressing how you feel through lyrics. 

After an overwhelming response of more than 1000entries, it was Merki’s Final Verse that won Devlin and the other judges over, ticking all the boxes of meaningful lyrics, smooth flow and a great performance.

Watch the final video featuring Merki here!
Alsobig congratulations to the three runners-up who will all be receiving signed Devlin merchandise:




A massive thank you to everyone who entered.





Prize information

Be filmed and recorded in a professional recording studio in London //Appear in the official music video for Teardrops with Devlin // Feature onSBTV’s YouTube page // Be covered in leading music mag RWD // Have your lyrics heard by talent scouts from major record labels // Meet Devlin, one of the country’s most talented grime artists // Meet Devlin’s A&R Ben Scarr (Island Records). 

Final Verse YouTube

You can view all entries on the ChildLine Final Verse YouTube channel. From there you can spread the word and share it with your friends.


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Music is a great way of expressing how you feel through lyrics.
It’s also a good way of getting things off your chest and can help you cope better with difficult emotions. However, if you are having a tough time and you just want to speak to somebody, you can. Whatever your worry, it’s better out than in.
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Win Devlin’s trainers!

Thank you to those of you who took the time to fill in the survey about Final Verse, the information you provided will be used by ChildLine to ensure we are helping young people as best we can.

The winner will be selected at random from all of the survey entries, and the winner of Devlin’s signed adidas trainers will be notified on Wednesday 10th August.