Best International Act: UK

Marsha Ambrosius

Marsha Ambrosius

Marsha showed off her big voice, new look and surprisingly sharp acting chops in the dramatic video for new single “Cold War.”

Estelle

Estelle

Estelle spent her year continuing to garner acclaim for her third LP, All of Me, in between killing features on songs by Curren$y and Consequence.

Labrinth

Labrinth

Simon Cowell protégé Labrinth ruled U.K. charts with “Beneath Your Beautiful,” the Emeli Sandé-featuring single from his debut Electronic Earth.

Emeli Sandé

Emeli Sandé

This singing-songwriting sensation’s debut, Our Version of Events, was the best-selling album in Britain last year. 

Rita Ora

Rita Ora

Roc Nation signee Rita Ora topped charts and stole hearts with her debut album Ora, which featured J. Cole and will.i.am

Wiley

Wiley

Veteran grime rapper-producer Wiley is getting better with time: His 2013 LP, The Ascent, is his highest-debuting solo album yet.

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