5. Bridget Kelly –
Jay-Zâ€™s backup singer and Roc
Nation artist came from behind the shadows and into the spotlight
and pursued her solo career heavily this year. She belted those
high notes at the Essence Music Festival and Mirror Mirror Awards
and had women all over singing along to her latest single
Sheâ€™s only getting started and much more can be
expected from the BK-raised singer/songwriter in 2013.