The list, now in its 10th year, was compiled using tips from more than 180 influential UK tastemakers, who were asked to name their favourite new acts.
The Sound of 2012 winner and top five will be unveiled in January.
Jessie J topped last year’s list. Other previous winners include Adele, Ellie Goulding, Corinne Bailey Rae and Keane.
SOUND OF 2012 LONGLIST
No Lana Del Rey??????!!!!!
The other previous winners are: Ellie Goulding (Sound of 2010), Little Boots (Sound of 2009), Adele (Sound of 2008), Mika (Sound of 2007), Corinne Bailey Rae (Sound of 2006), The Bravery (Sound of 2005), Keane (Sound of 2004) and 50 Cent (Sound of 2003).
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Flux Pavilion – Bass Cannon (Official Video)
First Of The Year (Equinox) – Skrillex [OFFICIAL]
Dot Rotten – Show Me Respect [Music Video]
Frank Ocean – Swim Good
Jamie N Commons – The Preacher Official Video
ASAP Rocky “Peso”
Lianne La Havas ft. Willy Mason – No Room For Doubt (Official Video)
Michael Kiwanuka – Home Again
Niki & The Dove – The Drummer
Ren Harvieu – Through The Night
Dry The River – OFF GUARD at Bestival, Isle of Wight, 2011
Spector perfom on BBC Introducing Stage Reading 2011
Stooshe -Betty Woz Gone (Official Lyric Video)