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17 British Musicians Who Should Invade America Now

We need another British Invasion and we need it NOW.

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1. Sampha

Young Turks

Recently featured on Solange's A Seat At The Table and Drake's More Life, Sampha is in high demand and it's easy to understand why. He combines vulnerable vocals and effective lyrics to make sweet, sweet music you want to listen to on repeat.

Start with: "Blood on Me," "(No One Knows Me) Like The Piano"

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5. Michael Kiwanuka

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After having a song appear in The Get Down and of course being lodged in your brain with "Cold Little Heart" aka the Big Little Lies theme song...I don't know why you haven't already immersed yourself in his entire catalogue.

Start with: "Black Man In A White World," "Love & Hate"

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8. Years & Years

Interscope Records

The British trio has been doing pop music right. Winning BBC Sound Of 2015 and playing everything from Glastonbury to Coachella, Years & Years has also been a major advocate for the LGBT community.

Start with: "King," "Shine"

9. Jack Garratt

Interscope Records

Literally a jack of all trades, Jack Garratt writes, produces, AND plays all of the instruments. Not to mention he's got a killer voice and incredible songs. A winner all around.

Start with: "Surprise Yourself," "Far Cry"

10. AlunaGeorge

Press

Why. haven't. AlunaGeorge. hit. in. America. Armed with catchy tunes with massive production, the duo who is taken on the road by Aluna Francis should be getting more attention than they are.

Start with: "I'm In Control," "Attracting Flies"

11. Craig David

Insanity Records

'00s kids will remember Craig David from his INSANELY CRAZY GOOD songs "Fill Me In" and "7 Days" but he's still a major thing in the UK having a number one album with Following My Intuition. Get on that.

Start with: "When The Bassline Drops," "Nothing Like This"

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