Jessie Ware

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Jessie Ware performing on 13 January 2012 on the stage of Simplon Up theatre at the Eurosonic 2012 Festival.

Jessica Lois "Jessie" Ware (born 15 October 1985) is a British singer-songwriter. She signed a record agreement with PMR Records. She is best known for her 2012 single "Wildest Moments". She was a backing vocalist for Joker and SBTRKT. Clash magazine called Ware "the missing link between Adele, SBTRKT and Sade". The editor also gave a positive review on her debut album, Devotion. The website, Idolator, named it one of best albums of 2012.

She is of Jewish descent (her mother is Jewish).[1]

Awards and nominations[change | change source]

Year Award Award Category Nominee Result Ref.
2012 MOBO Awards Best Female N/A Nominated [2]
Best Newcomer N/A Nominated
Mercury Prize Album of the Year Devotion Nominated [3]
2013 BRIT Awards British Female Solo Artist N/A Nominated [4]
British Breakthrough N/A Nominated
South Bank Sky Arts Awards Pop Music Devotion
Won
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On the 17th June 2013 Ware was named as the Skiddle Artist of the Week.[6]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Ponystep.com". Archived from the original on 2013-01-29. Retrieved 2017-08-24.
  2. "MOBO Awards 2012: The Full Nominations". entertainmentwise.com. 18/09/2012. Retrieved 13/03/2013. Check date values in: |accessdate= and |date= (help)
  3. Smirke, Richard (08/12/2012). "Jessie Ware, Mercury Prize Nominee, Preps EP for U.S. Release". Billboard. Retrieved 13/03/2013. Check date values in: |accessdate= and |date= (help)
  4. "BRIT Awards 2013: Nominations List". Capital FM. 2013-01-10. Retrieved 2013-01-11.
  5. Ward, Rachel (13/03/2013). "Julie Walters, Twenty Twelve and Jessie Ware all win at the 2013 South Bank Awards". The Daily Telegraph. Retrieved 14/03/2013. Check date values in: |accessdate= and |date= (help)
  6. "Artist of the Week: Jessie Ware". Skiddle.

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