The Norwegian pop sensation joins previous winners Jack Garratt, Years & Years, Sam Smith, Adele, Ellie Goulding, Jessie J and 2017 victor Ray BLK.
Speaking to the BBC, Sigrid said: “It’s a lot to take in to have won something as prestigious as BBC Music Sound Of. I feel honoured as there are so many other artists I look up to who have won this before me, and honestly, I’m just really happy and proud of what my team and I have achieved together. I’m from a small town called Ålesund in Norway. I’m still 21 and it’s quite crazy to get this recognition. I’m very excited about the year ahead and sharing new music with everyone. I want to thank the panel for voting and the team involved in BBC Music Sound Of 2018.”
You can read our recent interview with Sigrid here.
The rest of the top five, announced across the week, includes Rex Orange County, IAMDDB, Khalid and Pale Waves.
Sigrid is set to hit the UK this March. You can catch her at:
12 BRIGHTON Concorde 2
14 LONDON O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire
17 BRISTOL Thekla
18 BIRMINGHAM O2 Institute2 Birmingham
20 LEEDS Belgrave Music Hall
21 GLASGOW St Lukes
23 DUBLIN Academy
24 MANCHESTER Manchester Academy 2