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8 – 12 Jan 2018
Sound Of 2018
Sound of 2018 - Meet the Top Five
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Meet the top five acts ready to take 2018 by storm...
Here's everything you need to know about the Sound of 2018 winner!
2nd Rex Orange County
19-year-old Alex O’Connor is 2nd in this year's shortlist.
Meet the Manchester talent fusing soulful vocals with trap beats.
The rising RnB star writes adeptly about belonging, love, loneliness and loss.
5th Pale Waves
The inseparable Manchester four-piece are in our top 5!
Sound of 2018 Live: Highlights
Watch all the action from Sound of 2018 Live, summed up in 67 seconds!
Sound of: Previous Winners
2017's winner: Ray BLK
Find out more about the Catford RnB star and winner of 2017's list
2016's winner: Jack Garratt
The brilliantly talented multi-instrumentalist topped 2016's list
2015's winner: Years & Years
The synth-pop trio and 2015 victors have gone on to huge things
2014's winner: Sam Smith
What a few years it's been for the winner of 2014's list...
2013's winner: Haim
The LA sisters have since released two huge, storming records
2012's winner: Michael Kiwanuka
His soul-steeped sound has gone from strength to strength since 2012
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