Channel 4 reveals Future Sounds list

The Future Sounds list features ten vital acts for 2016 as decided by Channel 4. The television show will air in January, showcasing performances from the talents.

Becca Frankland

Date published: 21st Dec 2015

Channel 4 has announced the acts selected for the Future Sound series which will showcase some of the hottest up-and-coming talent rated for 2016.

A key part of the initiative is the television programme of the same name, which will launch on Thursday 7th January. It will include performances from Abbey Road by the acts on the list, talks from global artists, and think pieces about various genres and how they are evolving.


Skiddle Mix 054 - SG Lewis (Chibuku Shake Shake) by Skiddle on Mixcloud


Mistajam is set to host the first episode of Future Sound. The names confirmed to perform throughout the rest of the series include the hotly tipped Blossoms (read our review of them in fine form), Loyle Carner (who heads on tour next year) and SG Lewis (listen to his mix for us above).

The full list of names for Channel 4's Future Sounds are:

Alessia Cara


Barns Courtney



Izzy Bizu

Loyle Carner

Pretty Vicious

SG Lewis


Like this? Try Blossoms: Is it time to start the van up again yet?.

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