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BBC’s Sound of 2017 longlist revealed

Anderson.Paak & The Free Radicals at Weekend 2 of ACL Festival 2016
Anderson Paak at ACL (more by Tim Griffin)

The BBC Sound of 2017 longlist has been revealed. The list — which was put together by 170 UK and International tastemakers selected by the BBC and aims to “[showcase] the most exciting rising stars” — includes Anderson .Paak, who, at least in America, has already had a pretty major breakthrough. BBC News points out that “building on the success of grime acts Stormzy, Kano and Skepta,” British hip hop dominates the list. They say “newcomers like Ray Blk and [Stormzy’s cousin] Nadia Rose are being tipped for success in the BBC’s annual list.” Check out the full list below.

2016’s winner was Jack Garratt.

BBC’s Sound of 2017 Longlist
AJ Tracey
Anderson .Paak
Cabbage
Dave
Declan McKenna
Jorja Smith
Maggie Rogers
Nadia Rose
Rag’n’Bone Man
Ray BLK
RAYE
Stefflon Don
The Amazons
The Japanese House
Tom Grennan

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