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Full nominations for the BBC Sound of 2016 unveiled
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Full nominations for the BBC Sound of 2016 unveiled

The BBC Sound of 2016 nominations have been revealed. 

The award, which was won by Years & Years in 2015, has been won by the likes of Adele, Sam Smith, Ellie Goulding and HAIM in the past and is compiled from suggestions from 140 music industry experts, including DJs, critics, broadcasters and bloggers. 

Jack Garratt, Alessia Cara and Rat Boy are among the artists shortlisted for next year's award. The top five will be revealed at the beginning of January, with the 2016 winner announced on January 8.

 

The full shortlist for BBC Sound of 2016 is as follows:

Alessia Cara
Billie Marten
Blossoms
Dua Lipa
Frances
Izzy Bizu
Jack Garratt
J Hus
Loyle Carner
Mabel
Mura Masa
NAO
Rat Boy
Section Boyz
WSTRN

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