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2. Ella Eyre

Queen of the collaboration...

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Growling like a panther, Brit School graduate Ella Eyre scored a number one earlier this year as the lead vocalist on Rudimental’s raucous Waiting All Night.

A lady absolutely on fire, she is going to be huge I'm telling you

The feisty 19-year-old has spent the rest of the year on tour with the band, and says that’s given her a “head start” as she readies her solo material.

The first result is Deeper, a willowy blues shuffle built around her husky vocals.

Inspired by Motown, but influenced by the twisted soul of Gnarls Barkley, it has already picked up plays on 1Xtra. Mistajam says “Ella's voice is so soulful and powerful, she could sing the contents of the phone book and it would still move you. She's the truth!”.

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