Elton John

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Singer Joss Stone is only 17 years old, but her artistry evokes a maturity and resonance that belies her age.

Elton John was blown away by Joss and asked her to perform at his OscarĀ® party last year. "This is a young white girl from England with a voice as soulful as you'll hear anywhere in the world," he says. "I think Joss Stone is the next big thing because she's so talented and she's a friend."