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15 Underrated Singers You Need To Hear Right Now.

Categorize them as you may; British, Australian, American, indie, acoustic, soulful, a throwback to classical gospel, alternative rock -- but what these artists all have in common is an undeniable talent when it comes to singing and performing. Listen to them now, they'll be household names soon enough.

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JAMES BAY

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This guy's got undeniable talent, a sharp, emotive voice, and incredible lyrics. You might have heard Hold Back the River or Let It Go, two fantastic songs from his debut album, Chaos and the Calm, and while you can't go wrong with any of them, try stripped down versions of Move Together, If You Ever Want To Be In Love, or Incomplete or some serious feels.

JAKE ISAAC

The deep, unique tone and cool demeanor and style of this South London native, not to mention his serious swag in live videos, make for an awesome listening experience. Try the funky, fun, Fool For You, or the determined, beautiful anthem Long Road.

GAVIN JAMES

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There are no proper words to describe the magic that happens when Gavin James's incredible voice combines with his beautiful lyrics. If you want to be transported to another time and place, listen to The Book of Love, For You, or my personal favorite, 'Til The Sun Comes Up.

ALEX VARGAS

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The beautiful, soul-snaring combination of his voice and words make for a pairing you can't tear your ears (and eyes) away from. He's a born singer and a captivating performer. Listen to the stripped down versions of Solid Ground and Til Forever Runs Out.

RYN WEAVER

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The gorgeous Ryn Weaver has done well with her single OctaHate, and while the catchy tune has had a number of plays in my music library, I was absolutely captivated by Traveling Song, which is dedicated to her grandfather. The Fool and Promises are also superbly cool tracks.

SAINT RAYMOND

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Nottingham-native Callum Burrows, better known by his stage name Saint Raymond, offers fresh indie vibes in tracks like I Want You, Fall At Your Feet, and Come Back To You, as well as heartfelt feels in the stripped back As We Are Now.

NICK MULVEY

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Nick Mulvey absolutely captivates with his soft, emotive voice. Listen to the stunningly poetic Cucurucu, the lovely I Don't Want to Go Home, or the gentle, hypnotic Meet Me There.

MATT CORBY

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This Australian heartthrob has a voice unlike anything I've ever heard. Music literally flows out of him when he performs. To see for yourself, listen to live performances of Resolution, Brother, Runaway, or Made of Stone. Also Untitled, the soulful Souls A'Fire, and gorgeous Lighthome. Or any of his others. You can't go wrong with any of them.

JP COOPER

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This guy's brilliant style blends folk, soul, and R&B music into beautiful medleys. Listen to We Were Raised Under Gray Skies, the cool When Darkness Comes, the beautiful Satellite, or the acoustic, melodic Colour Me In Gold.

LUCY SPRAGGAN

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A lot of people fell in love with Lucy Spraggan after her stint on The X Factor, and you can't go wrong with the beautiful lyrics of Tea & Toast, but also try taking a listen to her anthem Unsinkable, the fun Lighthouse, or the sweet sound of Mountains.

MAX MILNER

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Some of you might remember Max Milner killing it on The Voice UK with a fusion of Come Together and Lose Yourself. Nowadays, get your fill of his seriously cool sound with songs like I'm Mad and Get The Better from his LIVE at Dean St. album, or throw it back to the sweet Like Me Slightly or The Mooring Rope.

JACOB BANKS

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For some genuine soul, check out the incredible vocals of Jacob Banks, especially his originals Unknown and Worthy, or his stunning cover of Say Something on The Mahogany Sessions.

X AMBASSADORS

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This alternative rock band hails from Ithaca, NY, and creates some unforgettable songs like Jungle with Jamie N Commons, the haunting Unsteady and Unconsolable, and the powerful Renegades, which punches you right in the gut.

AMBER RUN

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I can't get enough of Amber Run's music. They have a beautiful, unique style that moves the soul. Take a listen to 5AM, Just My Soul Responding, Spark, or the incredible version of I Found featuring London Contemporary. Your ears will thank you.

LEON BRIDGES

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And finishing up the list, this American gospel/soul singer has some serious skills and catchy tunes that take you back in time. Listen to Coming Home, Smooth Sailin', or Better Man for some great vibes.

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