Fifteen of music’s most exciting rising stars have been named on the longlist for the BBC’s Sound of 2011.
The list was compiled using recommendations from more than 160 influential UK tastemakers, who were asked to name their favourite new acts.
The Sound of 2011 winner and top five will be unveiled in January.
SOUND OF 2011: THE LONGLIST
- James Blake
- Anna Calvi
- Esben & the Witch
- Jessie J
- Clare Maguire
- The Naked & Famous
- Jai Paul
- The Vaccines
- Jamie Woon
- Wretch 32
Who do you think is favourite to win…..?
You can check out some highlight performances from last nights Sport Relief fundraising event.
The wonderful Cheryl Cole looked Beautiful in her first TV appearance since the split with Ashley Cole and gave a great performance too.
The night also gave JLS and Lemar the chance to perform their new song “What About Love”. Impressive too!