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: