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BBC Sound Of 2022 longlist announced

By | Published on Monday 6 December 2021

Sound of 2022

The longlist for this year’s BBC Sound Of poll – now officially known as BBC Radio 1’s Sound Of poll, by the way – has been announced, with artists including PinkPantheress, Central Cee, Wet Leg and Yard Act making the cut. The top five will be revealed in the new year, with the overall winner unveiled on 6 Jan.

“This year’s Sound Of list will go down as one of the greats; a rich and diverse representation of genres, a great year for British and female artists”, says Chris Price, Head Of Music for Radio 1. “I’m [also] delighted to report that all ten acts have had significant support from Radio 1, many of them as alumni of our own Brit List”.

The full list is:

Baby Queen

Central Cee


Lola Young

Mimi Webb


Priya Ragu


Wet Leg

Yard Act

Find out more about all ten artists and the poll itself on the BBC website.