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Katy B

The versatile London, England-based Katy B (aka Baby Katy, Baby Katie), a dance-oriented electronic pop artist inspired by the likes of Mary J. Blige, Faith Evans, and Gwen Stefani, gained notice with "Tell Me," a 2006 single produced by DJ NG. A series of other features followed, including lead turns on Jelly Jams' "I Try," Geeneus' "Good Life" (a cover of the late-'80s Inner City house classic), and the Count & Sinden's "Hold Me." All of those tracks preceded the release of her first proper solo single. "Katy on a Mission," produced by Benga, was issued on Rinse in 2010. The album On a Mission was released the following April, with each song co-written by Katy B. and an array of collaborators, including Geeneus (on seven of 12 tracks), Magnetic Man, Zinc, and Benga. The set debuted at number two on the U.K. album chart. Nominated for the 2011 Mercury Prize, it was issued that September in the U.S. After she toured Europe in support of her debut, Katy teamed up with Mark Ronson in 2012 for the track "Anywhere in the World," which appeared on a Coca-Cola Olympic sponsorship commercial. Katy then reconvened with Geeneus and also connected with the likes of Jacques Greene, Sampha, Joker, and George FitzGerald. Little Red was titled with the nickname she received during her early days in the game, thanks to her ginger locks. It brought an epic pop edge to Katy's dubstep-influenced sound. Preceded by the singles "5 AM" and "Crying for No Reason," it was released in February 2014. ~ Andy Kellman & John D. Buchanan
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Katy B

  1.   Song
  2.   Katy On A Mission
  3.   Easy Please Me
  4.   5 AM
  5.   Broken Record
  6.   Anywhere In the World
  7.   Power on Me
  8.   See Through
  9.   Aaliyah by Jessie Ware
  10.   Crying for No Reason
  11.   Why You Always Here
  12.   Play by Sampha
  13.   All My Lovin'
  14.   Lights On by Ms. Dynamite
  15.   Sky's the Limit
  16.   Hot Like Fire
  17.   Next Thing
  18.   What Love Is Made Of
  19.   Witches Brew
  20.   Movement
  21.   Louder
  22.   Perfect Stranger
  23.   Stay Down
  24.   Still
  25.   Emotions
  26.   Sapphire Blue
  27.   Everything
  28.   Tumbling Down
  29.   I Like You
  30.   Disappear
  31.   Go Away
  32.   Blue Eyes
  33.   Wicked Love
  34.   Hard to Get
  35.   Let Me Go
  36.   On a Mission
  37.   My Love
  38.   Little Red

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