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OTR column – the problem with the BBC Sound of 2017 list

The Sound of 2017 may turn out to be the artist behnd the albm of 2016

Anderson Paak grins and bears it

Fri, Dec 2, 2016, 13:25


You’ll find this week’s On the Record column from The Ticket here. “What the hell is an artist who has already released three albums and collaborated on a ton of other releases over the past two years doing on a hot list for 2017? Sure he should have been on the sound-of-2015 or sound-of-2016 lists before all this fuss began? Isn’t spotting future breakout stars what this list is supposed to be all about?”