- Hosted by: indaba
- Starting Date: Feb 26 2018
- Submission Date: Mar 26 2018
- Winner Date: Apr 23 2018
Joss Stone is a singer-songwriter from Devon, UK has been captivated by soul music since she was a little girl. As she moved through her early teens she intuitively honed her now trademark gravely-but-lustrous vocals by singing along to Aretha’s Franklin’s Greatest Hits. She began pursuing a singing career at thirteen, securing a record deal at 15, and recording her star-making Critically acclaimed debut album, The Soul Sessions, which was released in 2003.
Grammy and Brit award winning Stone has since released 7 studio albums as she has continued in her journey of musical exploration. At just 30 yrs. old Joss has already had a long career and kept the company of musical royalty. Performing along side many legendary artists such as James Brown, Herbie Hancock, Stevie Wonder, Gladys Knight, Sting, Van Morrison and Melissa Etheridge amongst many others. She’s has collaborated with, and contributed to albums for a many of the worlds finest musicians, including Jeff Beck, Sting, Mick Jagger. Damien Marley. The list goes on.
Her love of music and fierce independence has led Stone to break away from the constraints of being tied to a label and has enabled her to explore many different genres of music. Her 2015 album ‘Water for Your Soul’ achieved number-one reggae album on release and voted best reggae album by Billboard . ‘Water For Your Soul’ is rooted in reggae and sprinkled with world influences. It is an album that pulses with liquid grooves and dazzles with the mix and match sonic adventure of hip-hop, shimmering with the exotic sounds of world music whilst delivering the emotional belt of RnB.
Currently Joss Stone has embarked on her most audacious project to date -The Total World Tour- by playing a gig in every country on the planet. Once complete she will be the first person to play in every country in the world.
Now Joss wants you to remix the songs 'Love me', 'This Ain't Love', 'Star', 'Let Me Breathe’, & 'Stuck on you’ from her Water Your Soul album and get featured on an official release. She will be picking one remix of each song to win $500 and a spot on her Remix EP.
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