Jessie Ware

British Breakout Interview: Jessie Ware on Brixton, British Pride, and Breaking the States (Video)

This week, we welcomed Jessie Ware to BBC AMERICA’s New York office for our British Breakout series. The Brixton-born journalist-turned-chanteuse has all of the earmarks of a great American crossover.

The Brit List: 10 Greatest British Songs of 2012

Note: this is not a subjective list made by two members of the Anglophenia writing team. This is a statement of scientific fact.

WATCH: All of the 2012 Mercury Music Prize Nominees in One Place

Mercury Music Prize, now the Barclaycard Mercury Prize, has released the shortlist of nominations. Take a listen to a single from each of the nominated albums. The winnner will be announced on November 1.