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27 November 2017

BBC’s Sound of 2018 List is Here!

Photo From BBC.co.uk

 

Every year since 2003, the BBC Music has rounded up a list of music artists that have the potential to be the new hitmaker of the year. BBC Music’s Sound of 2018 long list has been posted and is generating a lot of hype for these up-and-coming artists. Influencers in the music industry put together the long list of innovative artists and then vote for who they think will make the most impact in the upcoming year. BBC Music’s Sound of list builds a great amount of excitement from avid music fans and industry figures alike.

This year the list includes two notable firsts:

The youngest ever nominee has been announced on Sound of 2018, at just fifteen years old.

Previous Sound of nominees, Elle Goulding, Stormzy, Years & Years, as well as last year’s winner, Ray BLK, have joined the panel of 173 voters from the music industry.

With no further ado, the Sound of 2018 Longlist Nominees are….

Alma

 

Billie Eilish

 

IAMDDB

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p05nz6dr/player

 

Jade Bird

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p05lppm4/player

 

Khalid

 

Lewis Capaldi

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p05p9zp6/player

 

Nilüfer Yanya

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p051r68r/player

 

Not3s

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p05msgf8/player

 

Pale Waves

 

Rex Orange County

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p05nz720/player

 

Sam Fender

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p05pb08s/player

 

Sigrid

 

Superorganism

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p05jqsts/player

 

Tom Walker

 

Yaeji

 

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