Adele tops new music talent poll

Foals, Glasvegas and The Ting Tings also make the cut

Fast-rising singer Adele has been voted top of the BBC’s new music talent list for 2008.

The poll saw 150 music critics, including NME journalists, voting for new acts they tip to succeed in 2008, with the teenage Londoner proving the most popular choice.

Several NME favourites, including as Glasvegas, Foals and Vampire Weekend also featured highly in the list.

The top ten was:

1. Adele

2. Duffy (above)

3. The Ting Tings

4. Glasvegas

5. Foals

6. Vampire Weekend

7. Joe Lean and the Jing Jang Jong

8. Black Kids


10. Santogold

What do you think of the list? Post your comments below.

Meanwhile get next week’s issue of NME for the annual New Noise new music preview issue, featuring the best new talent lining up to make a splash in in 2008.

The issue will be on UK newsstands from Wednesday (January 9).