BBC Sound Of 2021 longlist announced

The BBC Music Sound Of 2021 longlist has been announced, highlighting ten new artists hotly tipped for big success next year.

Chosen by a panel of 160 industry experts and alumni artists – including Billie Eilish, Stormzy, Jorja Smith, Wolf Alice, AJ Tracey, Yungblud, Foals and Charli XCX – the top ten acts are:

Alfie Templeman
Bree Runway
Girl In Red
Greentea Peng
Holly Humberstone
The Lathums
Pa Salieu

The top five ranking acts will be revealed on Radio 1 from 3-7 Jan. Last year’s top five was Inhaler, Joy Crookes, Yungblud, Easy Life and, in first place, Celeste. Other previous winners include Sam Smith, Years & Years, Haim, Michael Kiwanuka and Adele.