Sound Of first launched in 2003 with the aim to showcase the most exciting and innovative rising stars.
16 years on and the list continues to give a glimpse into the future of music and predict some of the biggest stars in the world.
The acts that appear on the Sound Of list are all hand-picked by a panel of impartial music industry experts from around the world. This year - we’ve added some familiar faces.
The 2018 Sound Of Longlist was revealed on Monday 27th November 2017.
The Top 5 will be revealed on BBC Radio 1 from Monday 8th January 2018.