The longlist for the BBC‘s Sound of 2009 award has been announced – with 15 new musical acts in contention for the gong, which sees new one act judged to be the best up-and-coming act by a panel of judges selected by the corporation.
The winner and the order of the top ten, as chosen by the judges, will be announced in January. See
News.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/entertainment for more.
The nominees for the BBC‘s Sound of 2009 award are:
The Big Pink
Empire of the Sun
Florence and the Machine
Mumford & Sons
The Temper Trap