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Which new artists do you think we should be watching in 2020? 🎶 Keep your eyes peeled for the BBC #SoundOf2020  longlist, predicting the most exciting new musical talent of the next 12 months... 👀

As reasons to drop out of uni go, this one's not too shabby ✊ @AnnieMac  gets to know @sopharela , AKA Soccer Mommy Full chat 👇 👂

"At the start of the decade, he was a young 18-year-old lad from Suffolk" Since then Ed Sheeran's songs have been streamed 4.6 billion times in the UK alone 👏👏

A lot of people wanted to know what 'Area 51' was in 2019 👽

"You absolute ******!" 😳 @missgemcollins  thinks she's in a quiz about herself against a superfan, when really it's @Chris_Stark  with all the answers 😂

Cameron from Bathgate was nominated for Radio 1's Festive Feeling by his sister Megan after having a tough time with his health. @gregjames  surprised him live on air this morning with a little help from @GreggAWallace  🎄

"Oh man, the audacity Oh, it's a catastrophe I change the game drastically Big Mike cut down Glastonbury" @grimmers  just played @Stormzy1 's new track 'Audacity' ft @HeadzStarish 

When you drop the soap, does it make the soap dirty or the floor clean? 🤔 @selenagomez  & @grimmers  ponder life's big questions on the Overthinkers Hotline 😂

These are the musicians you *need* to keep your eye on next year 👀 The BBC #SoundOf2020  longlist is HERE! Featuring... ✨ @arloparks  ✨ @beabad00bee  ✨ @celestewai @Easy_Life_ @Georgiadrummi @InhalerDublinng @joesefjoesefndt @joycrookese @squidbanduk  @iamdomharrison  ✨ ✨ ✨ ✨ ✨

Want to know what they all sound like? Listen to our #soundof2020  mix on @BBCSounds  👇🏻


Who are @BTS_twt  and why are they so important? Get to know the seven piece K-pop group taking over the internet 💞

We are just so proud of . 💛💞💛💞 Thanks to all your votes, they are this year's Best Social Media Stars! 🤩 Don't miss their acceptance speech on , tonight at 5:45pm (BST). #R1TeenAwards 

THEY’VE DONE IT! 💜💜💜 are the first Korean Act EVER to have the UK Number 1 album with MAP OF THE SOUL: PERSONA

7️⃣ boxes. 2️⃣ have shiny #R1TeenAwards  inside. 5️⃣ are filled with surprises. 😱 You NEED to watch the Award Box Challenge! 🤣 💜💜💜

Happy #FakeLoveFriday  and also #InternationalMuseumDay  because let's be real, this is art, @BTS_twt . 🖼🖤✨

We're so ready for this 💜💟 'Boy With Luv' by feat. is our Tune of the Weekend, which means you'll be hearing it across our Fri-Sun daytime shows after its release tomorrow! 🌷🌸🌺

#MAP_OF_THE_SOUL_PERSONA is HERE! 💟💜💕 Listen out for our first play of feat. 'Boy With Luv' at 11am and let us know what you think when you hear it!