This article was published in 2014.

The overall winner of the annual Futuresound Competition 2014 was Carnabells.

Fresh from their appearance at Glastonbury 2014, Carnabells will be open the Festival Republic Stage at both Reading & Leeds Festival sites.

Runners up this year were Forever Cult, Tabloids, Vendettas, Crybabycry and Allusondrugs. These bands will also be playing at Reading & Leeds Festival on the BBC Introducing Stage.

Congratulations to all the selected bands and we look forward to coming to watch you at Bramham Park this August.