Emeli Sande is a Scottish singer/songwriter who launched to the top of the UK singles charts when she was featured on Chipmunk’s (a British rapper), song in 2009.Since then, Sande has been a rising star, receiving the 2012 Brit’s Critic’s Choice Award and even writing with Alicia Keys on her next album.
Her newest single, “Next to Me”, has been getting a lot of buzz internationally, grabbing the attention of many American ears. Perez Hilton debuted her video on his site, writing, “With a REAL voice and NICE melodies, Next to Me is simple but REFRESHING! And the video just makes us happy, LOL!!”
MTV also included Sande on their Top 5 Must Hear Pop Songs of the Week twice, once in 2011 and once in 2012. They labeled her as “an artist rapidly becoming the one to watch in 2012.” Sande will finally debut in America later on this according to MTV as well as idolator.com.
According to Idolator.com, Sande is performing two private showcases in New York and Los Angeles in late Feburary and early March before she has three more performances in San Francisco, Minneapolis, and Toronto.
Sande’s album, “Our Version of Events” with her newest single, “Next to Me” will be released in the UK February 13, and in the US June 5.
To preview the some of the album, you can go to this site: http://bit.ly/es-dmalbumprvw