Ed Sheeran, Mumford, Ellie Goulding talk on US success
8 February 2013 Last updated at 08:56 GMT
Adele, One Direction and Mumford & Sons helped British music secure its largest share of the US albums market for a decade in 2012.
Almost 14% of albums sold in America last year were by UK acts, according to the UK recorded music industry.
Ed Sheeran, Mumford & Sons and Ellie Goulding are among the biggest UK success stories from the last 12 months.
Newsbeat has been speaking to them.