No, this isn’t the next installment to Nicci Gilbert’s Soul Kittens Cabaret.
Finally, Emeli Sandé has gifted the world with her superb debut album, Our Version of Events. She performed a stripped rendition of “Next To Me” on LIVE! with Kelly. Following the performance, they discussed the origins of her stage name.
Emeli isn’t the only British import heating up American airwaves; Rebecca Ferguson has also made her imprint on soul music with her debut, Heaven. The X Factor runner-up showed off her impressive pipes in a Rolling Stone intimate session.
So, why is Kelly Clarkson listed among soulful UK singers? Well, the American Idol champ is currently overseas sporting a new blond do and promoting her latest album, Stronger. She appeared on This Morning and Loose Women to perform the title track and “Dark Side” respectively.
Emeli Sandé – “Next To Me”
Rebecca Feguson “Glitter & Gold”
“Shoulder To Shoulder”
“Nothing’s Real But Love”
Kelly Clarkson – “Stronger”