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New Music to Know: How Naughty Boy Went from Pizza Delivery Guy to the Top of the Charts

The British DJ, who currently has a hit with the Sam Smith-assisted track, ‘La La La,’ achieved his dreams thanks in part to the game show Deal or No Deal.

05/02/2014

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Drake Set To Perform ‘Started From the Bottom’ At MTV VMAs

Today, (August 21) MTV announced that Drake will perform his VMA nominated single “Started From the Bottom.” This will mark the first time he will sing the track live on television.

08/21/2013

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Radio Feedback: Emeli Sandé’s Early Morning Taxi Cab Confessions

The first time Emeli Sandé heard herself on the radio she was in a taxi on her way back from a London studio. It was 4 o’clock in the morning and the city appeared to be asleep. Sandé, on the other hand, was wide-awake.

06/03/2013

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Emeli Sandé Draws Inspiration From America

Emeli Sandé is undoubtedly the reigning queen of new British soul. The New York Times reports that her debut album, Our Version of Events, has now spent 63 weeks at in the top 10 of […]

05/01/2013

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The New Wave Of British Soul and R&B

Amy Winehouse and Adele garnered international attention for British soul and R&B music. But where did the inspiration of these women, far too young to have experienced Motown or the birth of soul and R&B, […]

04/24/2013

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Interview: The Songwriting Confessions of Emeli Sandé

Emeli Sandé has made her mark as an artist, becoming the top selling musician in the UK for all of 2012, but she started her career in the same way that luminaries like Carole King […]

03/01/2013

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BRIT Winner Emeli Sande Talks “Next To Me”

When Emeli Sandé accepted her second BRIT Award for Best Album on Wednesday, February 20, the Scottish singer said she was a “very unlikely pop star.” Sandé, whose debut, Our Version Of Events, was the most […]

02/22/2013

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Emeli Sandé On Awards Shows: “It’s Quite A Drunken Affair”

We’re deep in the throws of awards show season with the Golden Globes behind us, the GRAMMYs coming up on February 10 and the Oscars still looming and there’s one thing the viewing public would love […]

02/22/2013

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Why America Didn’t Get To Meet Emeli Sandé In The Olympics Opening Ceremony

She was handpicked by director Danny Boyle, the architect behind the opening ceremonies, to perform a tribute to “mortality” that was interpreted by many to be in honor of the 7/7 London terror victims. NBC instead aired an interview of swimmer Michael Phelps by Ryan Seacrest.

07/30/2012

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