Sound of 2009

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Synth-pop singer Little Boots comes top of the BBC's Sound of 2009 list, which highlights the best new music talent.
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WHAT IS SOUND OF 2009?

130+ UK music tastemakers named their favourite three new acts
Responses counted and compiled into a list of the brightest new stars
Longlist of 15 published in December, the top 10 and winner named in January

PREVIOUS SOUND OF... LISTS

Find out who the top 10 tips were a year ago.


MORE NEW MUSIC ON THE BBC
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Live sessions, cutting edge tracks and archive classics
The hottest up-and-coming acts and star interviews
From across the BBC, the best in undiscovered music
Listen again to live music from new acts and big stars

SOUND OF 09 TOP 10 - INTERVIEWS & VIDEOS
Little Boots 1. Little Boots
New synth-pop queen aims for the stars

Harry McVeigh from White Lies 2. White Lies
London rockers with dark, deathly anthems

Florence and the Machine 3. Florence and the Machine
A striking, fearless and quirky new singer-songwriter

Empire of the Sun 4. Empire of the Sun
Australian fantasy pop heroes on a spiritual mission

La Roux singer Elly Jackson 5. La Roux
London synth duo aim to revive the sound of 1984


SOUND OF 2008 - 12 MONTHS ON

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