Sound of 2010

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Singer-songwriter Ellie Goulding comes out on top of the BBC Sound of 2010 list, which showcases the best rising music stars.
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Ellie took the BBC to her favourite park in London to discuss writing music, jogging and why she believes she is ready for an exciting year ahead.

FULL INFO ON SOUND OF 2010
165 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 five and winner named in January

LOOK BACK AT PREVIOUS LISTS
How have the artists featured on the BBC Sound of 2009 list fared over the last 12 months?





MORE NEW MUSIC ON THE BBC
From across the BBC, the best in undiscovered music
Live sessions, cutting edge tracks and archive classics
The hottest up-and-coming acts and star interviews

THE TOP FIVE ACTS: INTERVIEWS & VIDEOS
Ellie Goulding 1. Ellie Goulding
Sound of 2010 winner on her mix of acoustic pop and hip electro

Marina and the Diamonds 2. Marina and the Diamonds
Theatrical singer-songwriter aims to be a new breed of pop star

Delphic 3. Delphic
Trio hope to be an antidote to stagnant indie and soulless dance

Hurts 4. Hurts
Manchester duo Hurts make melancholic 1980s electro-pop

The Drums 5. The Drums
New York band The Drums on why being selfish makes better music

Sound of 2010 artists The top 15
Watch and listen to all the acts on the longlist

MORE NEW MUSIC FOR THE NEW YEAR
Featured artists Hidden gems
Some of the albums that slipped under the radar in 2009



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