Capital FM's Best Of British Video Playlist

2 June 2012, 11:53

Check out our list of the best songs performed by British artists.

With the Queen's Diamond Jubilee weekend upon us it's a chance to celebrate everything British and that's exactly what we've done in our latest playlist.

We've chosen a list of the top fifteen songs to be released by artists from the British Isles!

It features massive hits from the likes of Jessie J, JLS, The Wanted and Olly Murs and will get you waving your Union Jack in no time!

So dust off the bunting, rock out to our 'Best Of British' playlist below and let us know what you think in the comments...

1.
Jessie J - 'Do It Like A Dude' *contains some strong language*
'Do It Like A Dude' served as Jessie's debut single and was the platform for her meteoric rise to success. The music video was directed by Emil Navadark and sees Jessie dancing around a dark hall tower with plenty of close-ups of her infamous black bejeweled lips.
2.
Olly Murs - 'Heart Skips A Beat'

Featuring music duo Rizzle Kicks, 'Heart Skips A Beat' was taken from Olly's second studio album 'In Case You Didn't Know' and became his second UK No.1, receiving a 'Best British Single' nomination at the 2012 BRIT Awards in the process.
3.
Coldplay 'Charlie Brown'
The view count for the official video stands at over 11.5 million and sees the band performing in-amongst the crowd on the dance floor with striking visuals, lighting and fast-cut editing aplenty.
4. The Wanted - 'Chasing The Sun'

The 'Lightning' singers are seen partying with friends in the video for the club-filling song, and the promo later features a horror-twist reminiscent of Robert Rodriguez's 'From Dusk Til Dawn'. 'Chasing The Sun' was written by UK rapper Example, and features on The Wanted's self-titled US EP.
5.
Professor Green - 'Remedy'
The music video for 'Remedy', which features singer Ruth Anne, sees the 'Read All About It' rapper enjoying an energetic house party with friends. Millie Mackintosh, Professor Green's girlfriend, also features in the video with the track itself being taken from his second studio album, 'At Your Inconvenience'.
6.
Cheryl Cole - 'Call My Name'
Cheryl returned to the charts this year with her Calvin Harris-produced single 'Call My Name'. The song serves as the lead single from Cheryl's third studio album 'A Million Lights' and the video sees the singer looking her best as usual and showing off her dance moves.
7.
Ed Sheeran 'Lego House'

Ed Sheeran released one of his most successful single in November 2011 with 'Lego House', a favourite with his fans, and roped in Harry Potter actor Rupert Grint to star in the song's music video as an obsessed Ed Sheeran fan.
8.
Adele - 'Rolling In The Deep'

Adele's lead single from '21' has become her most successful to date, and the music video for 'Rolling In The Deep' sees the 'Someone Like You' performing in an abandoned house.
9.
JLS - 'She Makes Me Wanna'

JLS' summer 2011 smash 'She Makes Me Wanna' reached number one on the Vodafone Big Top 40 and the Miami-shot music video sees the boys throwing a beach party for their fans.
10.
Tinie Tempah - 'Written In The Stars'
Tinie Tempah teamed up with US singer Eric Turner for his 'Disc-Overy' single 'Written In The Stars, and both feature in the song's music video, which was filmed in New York City.
11.
 DJ Fresh and Dizzee Rascal - 'Power'
DJ Fresh roped in Dizzee Rascal for his latest dance floor smash 'The Power', and flew the 'Bonkers' rapper out to Miami to shoot the the summer-themed music video.
12.
 One Direction - 'What Makes You Beautiful'
One Direction's first and most successful single 'What Makes You Beautiful' has been a hit all over the world, and the music video sees Harry, Louis, Niall, Liam and Zayn taking a road trip to the beach in a Volkswagen minivan and meeting up with some young ladies by the see.
13.
Example - 'Changed The Way You Kiss Me'
Example's Vodafone Big Top 40 number one single 'Changed The Way You Kissed Me' boasts a music video shot at the Ministry of Sound nightclub in London.
14.
Rizzle Kicks - 'Mama Do The Hump'
Hip-hop duo Rizzle Kicks roped in both their mums and actor James Corden for the music video to 'Mama Do The Hump', with incredibly hilarious results.
15.
Labrinth - 'Last Time'
British singer-songwriter and producer Labrinth went sci-fi on his in the video for his latest 'Electronic Earth' single 'Last Time', which sees Lab travelling across the world with a small blue alien in tow.

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