Vaccines, Mona and James Blake among acts on BBC Sound Of 2011 longlist

Annual survey also names Yuck and Warpaint on 15-strong list

Vaccines, Mona and James Blake among acts on BBC Sound Of 2011 longlist

Photo: jo mccaughey/NME

Mona, The Vaccines and Yuck are among the acts named in the BBC's yearly list of artists tipped to break through in the following year.

The acts feature in the Sound of 2011 Longlist along with Warpaint and Anna Calvi.

The annual poll is voted for by over 160 music journalists, commentators and tastemakers, and was won last year by Ellie Goulding.

The longlist is:

James Blake
Anna Calvi
Daley
Esben & the Witch
Jessie J
Clare Maguire
Mona
The Naked & Famous
Nero
Jai Paul
The Vaccines
Warpaint
Jamie Woon
Wretch 32
Yuck


The winning act and a top five will be announced early in January. See Bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment for more details.

The Vaccines are set to head out on the Shockwaves NME Awards Tour 2011 in February with Crystal Castles, Magnetic Man and Everything Everything.

Read More On This Artist

Video: From The Studio: Mona - 'Listen To Your Love'

More News
Coldplay, Ed Sheeran, One Direction & more to play inaugural BBC Music Awards
Death Cab For Cutie say their new album will 'win back' fans
The Flaming Lips' Wayne Coyne discusses Kesha's Dr Luke abuse claims
U2 say their free album was 'a bottle of milk in people's fridge that they weren't...
New York festival CMJ hit by Ebola scare
Foo Fighters preview Washington DC episode of 'Sonic Highways' - watch
Cold War Kids push new album release to March 2015
Chvrches share anime inspired 'Under The Tide' video - watch
Neil Young set for first ever art exhibition in California
Taylor Swift unveils '1989' tracklisting
50 Cent, Sufjan Stevens and Salt-N-Pepa join line-up for LGBT benefit concert in New York
Family of murdered teenager Alice Gross request donations be made to Youth Music charity
Professor Green to play in soundproof glass cube at shopping centre
Pussy Riot's Nadya Tolokonnikova and Masha Alekhina to visit UK Parliament
Rapper ILoveMakkonnen attacked by audience member during a performance in New York - watch
The UK's 'smallest vinyl record shop' opens in a garden in Peterborough
FKA Twigs announces biggest UK headline show to date
Nicki Minaj falls asleep four times while being asked about her bum
Noel Gallagher reveals 'In The Heat Of The Moment' video – watch
Will Butler of Arcade Fire scores new documentary about Barack Obama impersonator
Enter Shikari reveal new song 'The Last Garrison' – listen
Government pledge a further £3m to crackdown on illegal downloading in the UK

More News

Comments

Please login to add your comment.

Latest Tickets - Booking Now
 
Know Your NME
 

 
NME Store & Framed Prints
Inside NME.COM