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BBC Sound Of 2021 longlist announced

By | Published on Tuesday 8 December 2020

BBC Sound Of 2021

The BBC Music Sound Of 2021 longlist has been announced, highlighting ten new artists tipped for success next year.

Chosen by a panel of 160 industry experts and alumni artists – including Billie Eilish, Stormzy, Jorja Smith, Wolf Alice, AJ Tracey, Yungblud, Foals and Charli XCX – the top ten acts are:

Alfie Templeman


Bree Runway


Girl In Red

Greentea Peng


Holly Humberstone

The Lathums

Pa Salieu

The top five ranking acts will be revealed on Radio 1 from 3-7 Jan. Last year’s top five was Inhaler, Joy Crookes, Yungblud, Easy Life and, in first place, Celeste. Other previous winners include Sam Smith, Years & Years, Haim, Michael Kiwanuka and Adele.

Find out more about all the longlisted acts on the Sound Of 2021 website here.

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