Bang Of 2018 adepts to play exclusive gig

Image copyright Francesca Allen Image caption Sigrid connects a roll of Sound Of … winners that includes Adele, Haim, Corrine Bailey Rae and 50 Cent

Fans who discovered Norwegian popping sun Sigrid when she won the BBC Music Sound of 2018 last week are get their first chance to see her is participating in the UK.

The 21 -year-old will play an insinuate, ticketed create for Radio 1 at the BBC’s Maida Vale studios on 30 January.

She’ll be joined by other Sound of 2018 acts including Pale Waves, Not3s, Yxng Bane and runner-up Rex Orange County.

Sound of 2015 winners Years& Years will also play the happen, distinguishing their comeback after a year in the studio.

DJ Annie Mac will broadcast the prove, dubbed BBC Music Sound of 2018 Live, on BBC Radio 1.

She called it “one of the first opportunities to see and hear some of the most exciting brand-new creators in 2018 “.

Fans can register for tickets from now until Thursday, 18 January.

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Media captionGet to know the acts on the Sound of 2018 longlist

Sigrid won the Sound of 2018 last week, after receiving votes from more than 170 music industry insiders, including DJs, pundits, carnival bookers and fellow musicians.

She ogles set to enter the UK Top 10 for the first time the coming week, with her single Stranger climbing to digit eight in Monday’s Official Chart Update.

The star said she was “very excited” to play “alongside some great artists” at the first-ever Sound Of … concert.

The annual roll was established in 2003, with the aim of spotlighting music’s “next big things”.

Previous winners include Adele, Sam Smith, Haim, Jessie J and Ellie Goulding; while the likes of Stormzy, Lady Gaga and Frank Ocean have all featured in the Top 10.

BBC Sound of 2018 – the top five


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Media captionSigrid yields us a tour of Bergen, where she lives in Norway

Taught to play piano at an early age, Sigrid didn’t consider writing her own music until she used 16, when her brother asked she stopped playing Adele blankets. She instantly detected a ability for indelible popping musics, switching confidently between unstable ballads and feisty pa bangers.

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