- BBC Sound of 2018
- Acoustic/ Dance/ Indie/ Pop/ RnB/ Rock
Annual nomination listing and award, founded in 2002 and sponsored and promoted by the BBC, designed to give exposure to 15 pre-determined up-coming/ground-breaking artists from across the globe.
The 2018 long-list includes: Alma, Billie Eilish, IAMDDB, Jade Bird, Khalid, Lewis Capaldi, Nilüfer Yanya, Not3s, Pale Waves, Rex Orange County, Sam Fender, Sigrid, Superorganism, Tom Walker, Yaeji and Yxng Bane.
The 2017 winner was Ray BLK.
- From Thu 11th Jan 2018 Pale Waves in Dublin, Tunbridge Wells, Guildford, Cambridge, Middlesbrough, Liverpool, Oxford, Leicester, Stoke, Birmingham, Glasgow, Sheffield, Manchester, London, Bristol, Leeds Buy Tickets
- From Fri 2nd Feb 2018 Yxng Bane in Bristol, Birmingham, Manchester, London Buy Tickets
- From Mon 12th Feb 2018 Lewis Capaldi in Nottingham, Dublin, London, Manchester, Glasgow, Leeds, Warrington Buy Tickets
- From Wed 14th Feb 2018 Billie Eilish in London Buy Tickets
- From Wed 14th Feb 2018 Khalid in London, Manchester, Glasgow Buy Tickets
- From Thu 15th Feb 2018 Superorganism in London, Birmingham, Manchester, Brighton, Glasgow, Leeds Buy Tickets
- From Fri 23rd Feb 2018 Sam Fender in Manchester, Nottingham, Glasgow, Cardiff, Truro, Exeter, Birmingham, Bristol, Leeds, Newcastle, Warrington Buy Tickets
- From Sun 18th Mar 2018 Tom Walker in Exeter, Southampton, Nottingham, Bristol, Birmingham, Brighton, Norwich, London, Manchester, Glasgow, Leeds Buy Tickets