The results of BBC's Sound of 2009 poll has been revealed.

British electro-pop singer Victoria Hesketh, aka Little Boots, beat out the likes of White Lies, Florence and the Machine and VV Brown to claim the top spot in the poll - which is compiled by 130 UK-based industry insiders.

The top 10 were as follows:

1. Little Boots
2. White Lies
3. Florence and the Machine
4. Empire of the Sun
5. La Roux
6. Lady GaGa
7. VV Brown
8. Kid Cudi
9. Passion Pit
10. Dan Black