BBC Radio 1 has announced its Sound of 2023 Longlist, including Dylan, piri & tommy, FLO, and more

The ten artists will later be whittled down to a top five and one overall winner.

Dylan, piri & tommy, and FLO are all part of the newly-announced BBC Radio 1 Sound of 2023 Longlist.

With the full slate of artists confirmed this morning (December 5th), there are currently ten artists in the running for the coveted music award, which was won by PinkPantheress in 2022. Past winners include Adele and Sam Smith, with music specialists voting for their top choices.

Crossing a range of genres, the longlist is a diverse and striking display of the acts to watch out for over the next twelve months; the top five artists and an overall winner will be announced on January 5th.

Nominees include the Dork Hype List 2023-leading pop-rocker Dylan, rattling dance-pop duo of piri & tommy, British girl group FLO, and NiNe8 Collective member Biig Piig. Rising electronic producer Fred Again.. also joins the list alongside singer-songwriter Cat Burns, and indie star Rachel Chinouriri.

The full list of nominees reads as below:

Asake
Biig Piig
Cat  Burns
Dylan
FLO
Fred Again..
Gabriels
Nia Archives
piri & tommy
Rachel Chinouriri

You can read further information here.

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