The list invites and highlights exciting, invigorating and innovative rising artists since 2003. It gives us all a glimpse of what music holds for us in the future. So far, the list has predicted many star acts in the world today! Previous winners include ADELE, SAM SMITH, ELLIE GOLDING and YEARS&YEARS. The longlist candidates are handpicked by a group of experts in the music industry.
So, who’s on the longlist this year?
We’ll like to congratulate all these talented artists for making it. Here at CHUCKIEVISION we know this is a great opportunity for artists that will open many more doors to their career.
Here is the longlist of the 15 acts for BBC Music Sound Of 2017.
AJ TRACEY: Lucid wordplay over minimal beats
ANDEERSON .PAAK: Dr Dre protégé who’s making his own way
CABBAGE: Pithy, political post-punk
DAVE: Plaintive rapper with classical training
DECLAN MCKENNA: Smart, socially-conscious indie pop
JORJA SMITH: Conscious soul and vintage RnB
MAGGIE ROGERS: Graceful songwriting, influenced by folk and dance
NADIA ROSE: Funky rhymes and witty wordplay from Stormzy’s cousin
RAG’N’BONE MAN: Raw, bluesy soul
RAY BLK: Soulful RnB vibes and real rhymes
RAYE: Electro beats, pop melodies and RnB tinged-vocals
STEFFLON DON: Rap with wicked, dancehall-inspired wordplay
THE AMAZONS: Explosive rock riffs and melodic anthems
THE JAPANESE HOUSE: Layered synth-pop and dreamy melancholia
TOM GRENNAN: Raw, emotive vocals on top of acoustic guitar melodies
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