Jorja Smith: The Music Week Interview

Ben Homewood

Jorja Smith has an umbrella on her head.

It turns out brightly coloured novelty headgear makes soundcheck go that bit quicker for a 20-year-old superstar-in-waiting.

Smith is at the Junction in Cambridge, nearing the end of a sold-out UK tour. She wanders outside to talk to Music Week full of happy energy, counting down the last few days before she becomes the 11th winner of the BRITs Critics’ Choice Award.

“I didn’t think I’d get it,” she says, her voice ...

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