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BBC Sound of 2010: The longlist

Fifteen of the best rising music stars have been named on the longlist for the BBC's Sound of 2010.

The list is designed to highlight the most exciting musical talent for the coming year and the artists have been picked by 165 UK-based tastemakers.

They each named their favourite three new acts and those with the most votes were put on the list. The top five and winner will be unveiled in January.

Little Boots, Adele and Mika are among the previous Sound of... winners.

The longlist is below. Click on the links to watch, hear and read about the acts.

Daisy Dares You
Daisy Dares You
Delphic
Delphic
Devlin
Devlin
The Drums
The Drums
Everything Everything
Everything Everything
Giggs
Giggs
Gold Panda
Gold Panda
Ellie Goulding
Ellie Goulding
Hurts
Hurts
Joy Orbison
Joy Orbison
Marina and the Diamonds
Marina and the Diamonds
Owl City
Owl City
Rox
Rox
Stornoway
Stornoway
Two Door Cinema Club
Two Door Cinema Club


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