BBC Music Sound Of 2020 Longlist Revealed


BBC Music Sound Of 2020 has revealed its long list of artists who are tipped for success next year. The long list has been chosen by a panel of 170 global industry experts and alumni, including Billie Eilish, Lewis Capaldi and Chvrches.

All entrants were asked to name their three favorite new acts, from any country and genre of music, signed or unsigned, but who could not have been the lead artist on a UK Top 10 single or album before 21 October. of 2019.

Last year, rapper Octavian topped the list, which also included King Princess, Rosalia and slowthai. Past winners of the annual Sound of survey include 50 Cent (2003), Adele (2008), Haim (2013) and Sigrid (2018).

The Sound Of 2020 longlist contains several female artists representing the rise of British R&B, and fewer UK grime and rap artists who have come to the fore in recent years. The full list in alphabetical order is below, a The introductory playlist of the nominees is here.and the Sound of 2020 winner will be announced on Thursday, January 9, 2020.

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