UK Video Website WinkBall to Find Out What Makes ‘Jessie J’ Star of 2011

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WinkBall joins BBC Sound of 2011 winner Jessie J on tour and speaks to fans

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…One of the best singers around…so original…just amazing.

A new year brings with it a new wave of cultural heroes and pop icons that will capture the imagination and touch the hearts of Britain’s youth. 2011 is set to be the year for the hip-hop rapper and singer Jessie J. Recently named as the BBC’s Sound of 2011, the Essex singer-songwriter has gained notoriety and popularity for her fresh sound and raw musical energy. People in Britain can’t stop talking about Jessie J and her current tour is only the beginning for the musical journey she is about to embark on.

With that rare quality that makes an artist so unique and special, WinkBall, the UK’s no. 1 video website, saw it fitting to send out their extensive network of video reporters to find out what the fans think about the new and exciting artist that is Jessie J. Covering every gig of her UK tour at venues around the UK including London, Bristol, Brighton and Manchester, WinkBall video reporters will be discovering what fans love about her and why they think she is such a fantastic musical artist.

Through the emotional power of online video, WinkBall has allowed the many fans of Jessie J to show their support for her and tell the world what it is they love about Jessie J. With their unique and exciting video coverage, WinkBall has provided Jessie J fans with a platform to express their views and show their love for this trailblazing artist from Essex. The footage is then uploaded onto interactive WinkBall video walls, where everyone can join in the debate about her online as it develops in earnest. As the online world has been so much a part of Jessie J’s hype, it's perfect for the discussion to continue on where the rich communication of video enhances the passion surrounding this hot topic.

WinkBall’s video coverage of Jessie J’s fans has given a real and in-depth insight of what makes Jessie J such a tremendous artist and the one to look out for in 2011. People in Britain now have the chance to find out more about the artist that has everyone talking, Jessie J. Who is she? What is she about? What makes her such a talent? These questions are answered and more through WinkBall’s inimitable and original video coverage from the people who matter, the fans. Fans across the UK have already laid many kind words upon her talent:

“…One of the best singers around…so original…just amazing.”

Jessie J has received the testimonial she deserves thanks to her fans and

Watch out for WinkBall reporters in the coming weeks on Jessie J’s tour. They will continue to give her fans the chance to have their say and talk about what they love about Jessie. With each gig, people will be given a further glimpse into the story of Jessie J, one that comes from the fans. So look out for the yellow and blue of WinkBall Reporters and tell WinkBall what you love about Jessie J and what makes her the act of 2011.

To see footage of fans at Jessie J’s latest gig at Scala in London, and record your own views, go to:

Notes to Editors:

About WinkBall is a free, web-based, personal video messaging service, which allows anyone to record, send and share videos with friends and family - privately. Users can also create and post content to video blogs and walls for group viewing. Video messages delivered by can be accessed anywhere, anytime through a web browser. is also used by brands and organisations to share video content, which users can actively choose to watch and share. All messages sent through are supported by targeted five-second advertisements, which are played at the end of video messages. is safe, simple and fun and makes video the best way to communicate well online.

Established in London in 2005 by Dr. James Ohene-Djan and Duncan Barclay, the WinkBall Project team has evolved to become a leading player in driving the future development of online communication.

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