88. Jessie Ware
Biggest accomplishment this year: Winning an award at the South Bank Sky Arts Awards for her album Devotion
Gifted with a voice as cool and clear as new ice, Jessie Ware released her debut album Devotion in the UK last year (it was finally released in the States in April of this year). Her utter poise when singing, especially on tracks like "Devotion" and "Sweet Talk," warrants comparisons to other R&B greats like Sade, a likeness that finds even more credence because of the smooth textures of her backing band. You can catch Ware touring this summer.