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

To find out more information or profiles of these artists, please visit this Website

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