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BBC’s Sound of 2018 longlist

Nilufer Yanya
Nilufer Yanya at Mercury Lounge earlier this month (more by Sachyn Mital)

BBC has revealed the longlist for the Sound of 2018, a list of “the most exciting rising stars” as picked by several “music experts” and former nominees. The list includes Nilufer Yanya (who recently made her US debut), Yaeji, Superorganism, Sigrid, Rex Orange County, Khalid (who’s already pretty huge in the US), and more. See the full list of 16 artists below. The top five will be revealed in January, with one artist revealed each day starting January 8.

BBC Sound of 2018 Longlist
Billie Eilish
Jade Bird
Lewis Capaldi
Nilufer Yanya
Pale Waves
Rex Orange County
Sam Fender
Tom Walker
Yxng Bane

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