Although deep-voiced soul singer Amy Winehouse tragically died this weekend at the young age of twenty-seven with only two official albums under her beehive, Winehouse’s sudden success spearheaded a trend in the United Kingdom for talented neo-soul singers.
If you dig Amy Winehouse, you should check out the other talented babes who can belt on our list of the Top Ten British Neo-Soul Divas.
10. [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Jessie J[/lastfm]
Even though the feisty “Price Tag” songstress, Jessie J, is renowned for her hard-edged renditions on the prototypical pop song structure, after her recent jaw-dropping performance on BET’s 106 and Park, we think she is the next great blues-soul singer. We hope that she changes auto-tuned pop songs into something more organic–like the old days of soul.
“Mamma Knows Best”