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The 15 names for the BBC Sound Of 2016 longlist have been revealed, with Loyle Carner, Mabel, WSTRN, and Alessia Cara all tipped.

Billie Marten, Frances, Dua Lipa, BRIT Critic's Choice champion Jack Garratt, Section Boyz, NAO, Rat Boy, J Hus, Blossoms, and Mura Masa are also among the longlisted names.

This year's winners were dance-pop trio Years & Years, who went on to release debut album Communion over the summer.

East London quintet Pumarosa are our first One To Watch for 2016, and you can find out why in our new interview.

The top five of the BBC Sound Of 2016 will be announced from on 4 January on BBC Radio 1, with the winner eventually crowned on 8 January.

BBC Sound Of 2016 longlist

Alessia Cara
Billie Marten
Dua Lipa
Izzy Bizu
Jack Garratt
J Hus
Loyle Carner
Mura Masa
Rat Boy
Section Boyz

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