On Monday 30th January, Radio 1's Annie Mac hosted the first ever Sound of 2018 Live at Maida Vale. Sound of 2018 winner Sigrid was joined by fellow longlist acts Rex Orange County, Not3s and Yxng Bane. Former Sound Of royalty capped off the party, with Mabel joining Not3s for a standout performance, before 2015 winners Years & Years closed the show. Check out some amazing, must-see photos from the night below.


Manchester four-piece Pale Waves opened the night with their noir-wave pop

The quartet came 5th in Sound of 2018 - here they are posing backstage

Next up, Sound of 2018 winner Sigrid!

Since winning, the Norwegian star has hit the UK Singles Chart Top 40 with Strangers

She performed four stunning tracks, including Strangers and Don't Kill My Vibe

Here's the supremely-talented Yxng Bane looking sharp before his set

The east London rapper played a mash-up of his Vroom and Bestie tracks

19 year-old wonderkid Rex Orange County was next on stage

The multi-instrumentalist (real name Alex O'Connor) finished 2nd in Sound of 2018

The fast-rising Not3s had a surprise up his sleeve...

Special guest Mabel joined Not3s for a performance of their smooth My Lover single

Last and definitely not least, Years & Years closed the show!

Frontman Olly Alexander strutted his stuff for the trio's first show of 2018

They exclusively performed brand new (!) track DNA, plus smash hit King

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