Following quickly on the heels of the Blog Sound of 2013 longlist, the BBC has produced its own longlist of the bands and artists that its pundits believe will be a success over the next twelve months.
Whilst the Bloggers’ poll consists of view from only music bloggers, the BBC’s list is far more broad bringing in voices from radio, TV, traditional print media, as well as bloggers and other digital tastemakers. This list of pundits again contains Descrier source bloggers such as Mike Bradford of The Recommender (here’s the full list of pundits). The choices themselves also have a fair amount of overlap with the Bloggers Sound of 2013 poll, but that is to be expected with overlap in the pundits.
Here’s the BBC’s 2013 longlist in full: