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Michael Kiwanuka bags BBC's Sound of 2012 award

An unassuming soul singer from London has won the BBC's Sound of 2012 award.

Michael Kiwanuka came top of the poll of music industry insiders to find the most exciting new artist of the year.

Previous winners include Adele, Jessie J and Ellie Goulding.

The 23 year-old singer said he felt "honoured and humble to have won".

The BBC's Lizo Mzimba has been to meet him.

  • 06 Jan 2012
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