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Not3s, Yxng Bane and more to perform at BBC Sound of 2018

UP AND COMING: BBC Sound of 2018 Live

BBC MUSIC today (Jan 15) announced BBC Music Sound of 2018 Live - an intimate gig featuring performances from a selection of the future new music talent tipped for success this year by influential musical experts - as a part of the BBC Music Sound Of 2018 longlist.

The event will be hosted by Annie Mac and broadcast live on BBC Radio 1 (7-9pm) from the legendary BBC Maida Vale Studios on Tuesday January 30 and will look ahead at the year to come, with performances from the rising musical stars including Sigrid - the BBC Music Sound of 2018 winner, as well as BBC Music Sound of 2015 winners Years & Years.

The acts set to perform are:

Sigrid (BBC Music Sound of 2018 winner)
Pale Waves (Number 5 on the BBC Music Sound of 2018 longlist)
Rex Orange County (Number 2 on the BBC Music Sound of 2018 longlist)
Years & Years
Yxng Bane

Annie Mac said: “Sound Of 2018 Live is one of the first opportunities to see and hear some of the most exciting new artists in 2018. There is a performer on this line-up for everyone and I’m really looking forward to having them all perform at Maida Vale live on the show. Having the brilliant returning winners Years & Years on the line-up is an added bonus!”

Yxng Bane commented: “Thank you Radio 1! Absolute pleasure to celebrate BBC Sound Of by performing alongside other fresh talent! Blessings on everyone who's supporting the boy this far, 2018 working harder for everyone!”

Ticket registration opens at 8pm Monday 15 January 2018 and closes at 8pm Thursday 18 January 2018.

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