BBC Sound Of 2015 Longlist Announced



The BBC Sound Of 2015 longlist has been released.

The 15 new artists yet to release their debut albums and tipped for big things next year include The Great Escape 2014 musicOMH stage headliner James Bay. He was recently nominated for the BRITs Critics Choice award, along with fellow Sound Of 2015 nominees George The Poet and Years & Years.

Also featured in this year’s list are Kwabs (pictured), Rae Morris and Wolf Alice. The Top 5 shortlist will be announced at the beginning of January.

The full longlist looks like this:

  • George The Poet
  • James Bay
  • Kwabs
  • Lapsley
  • Novelist
  • Rae Morris
  • Raury
  • Shamir
  • Shura
  • Slaves
  • SOAK
  • Stormzy
  • Sunset Sons
  • Wolf Alice
  • Years & Years

For more on the BBC Sound Of 2015 and previous years, see the BBC’s website.

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