You're going to be hearing a lot of one - if not all - of the below artists during 2016, as they have been revealed as the nominees for the BRIT Critics' Choice Award.

The award tips artists who are on the cusp of doing big things and previous winners include Adele and Sam Smith - which gives you some indication of what's expected of the winner.

James Bay was named Critics' Choice for 2015, and indeed, he has done extremely well with his debut album 'The Chaos and the Calm', as have his fellow nominees Years & Years.

The nominees for 2016 are Jack Garratt, an alternative singer-songwriter with an electronic undercurrent from Little Chalfont, Bucks: 


Frances, a piano-playing young woman who has written with Disclosure and toured with James Bay: 


And Izzy Bizu, a  21-year-old soul/jazz/funk/pop singer from London:


The winner of the award will be announced this Friday, and they will be presented with it at the BRIT ceremony at London's O2 on February 24th, which Ant and Dec will host.