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.

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BBC Sound of 2018 Longlist
Alma
Billie Eilish
IAMDDB
Jade Bird
Khalid
Lewis Capaldi
Not3s
Nilufer Yanya
Pale Waves
Rex Orange County
Sigrid
Sam Fender
Superorganism
Tom Walker
Yaeji
Yxng Bane