MTV Brand New (presented by Emporio Armani Diamonds) has unveiled its 2015 shortlist.
There will be a VIP launch event to celebrate each of the nominees, which will take place tonight (1 December) at DSTRKT, London, with a performance from 2014 nominee Kwabs.
One of the contenders will be presented with the award 30 January following two showcase gigs. This year's nominees included Sam Smith, Kwabs, George Ezra, Royal Blood and Ella Eyre. The Vamps won.