BBC Sound of 2015 longlist
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BBC Music Sound Of 2015: Longlist of 15 rising artists named

Fifteen rising music artists, representing the full breadth of the music industry, have been named on the longlist for the BBC Music Sound Of 2015.

The award showcases some of the brightest new acts for the year ahead.

The list was compiled using tips from 139 industry experts, who each named their favourite three emerging artists.

Sam Smith was the winner of Sound Of 2014, with Haim and Ellie Goulding among previous winners.

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