Dublin rock band Inhaler are among the artists tipped for success on the BBC's Sound of 2020 list.

The four-piece band, fronted by Eli Hewson, the son of Ali Hewson and U2's Bono, tweeted that they are "delighted" to be on the long-list of rising acts.

The band, also featuring Josh Jenkinson on guitar, Rob Keating on bass and Ryan McMahon on drums, met at school in 2012 and settled on their current line-up in 2016.

Previously speaking about his famous dad, Hewson told the NME, "For me and for us as a band, we've known that there’s going to be doors open.

"There’s no doubt about it, but those doors will shut just as fast as they open if we’re not good. It’s the pressure to step up our game and not be sh*te."

Other nominees on the Sound of 2020 include Yungblud, Celeste, Beabadoobee and Joy Crookes.

Past winners of the accolade includes includes Adele, Sam Smith, Years & Years, 50 Cent, Sigrid and Octavian.

The Sound of 2020 winner will be revealed in January.

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