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Jessie J tops BBC Sound of 2011 talent list

Essex-born singer/songwriter Jessie J has come top of the BBC's Sound of 2011 talent list.

The 22-year-old's early career was halted by health problems including a mild stroke four years ago.

But she came back to write songs for stars like Chris Brown and Miley Cyrus, and 2011 is set to be the year when she launches her solo career worldwide.

The Sound of 2011 list, compiled using tips from 160 critics, bloggers and broadcasters, aims to highlight some of the most exciting emerging artists.

  • 07 Jan 2011
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