This week’s music news: Hot tips for 2012

It’s a new year and everyone’s eager to have their opinion heard on what’s hot for 2012:

BBC Sound 2012

To celebrate BBC Sound of 2012, we’ve put together all the tastemakers’ picks in a handy playlist. Featuring the likes of Spector, Dot Rotten, and Nicki and the Dove, there is something new for everyone to discover in 2012. Listen here.

Digster UK

The editors over at Digster have also put together some tips for the New Year. As well as hot new Pop/Rock, Digster has two exclusive playlists from 2012
frontrunners Lana Del Rey and Maverick Sabre. Check out these, and even more on their Spotify profile, here.