As Britain's brightest star of 2012, Emeli Sandé was chosen to play a prominent role in the 2012 London Olympics; the only artist invited to perform at both the Opening and Closing Ceremonies.

Since signing a record deal with Virgin Records in 2011, Emeli's debut album 'Our Version of Events' charted at No.1 and went on to be the biggest selling album of 2012 and has remained the biggest selling record of 2013. Emeli has had several top 10 hits including a No.1 single with Professor Green. Over the last 18 months she has been awarded numerous accolades including 3 BRIT Awards, 2 Mobos, 2 Ivor Novellos and several awards from publications including Elle and Q Magazine.