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From Jess Glynne's phenomenal chart success to Cara Delevingne's ever-growing dominance in Hollywood, find out all the ways UK talent is #owning it the world over this year.
January 2016 saw ZAYN's debut solo single, 'PILLOWTALK', go straight to the top of the Billboard charts in America. His former bandmates only managed to get to number 2 with their debut offering. Well done Mr Malik!
Jess scored her first solo number one on the Vodafone Big Top 40 this year with 'Hold My Hand', again later on with 'Don't Be So Hard On Yourself', and her Tinie Tempah team-up 'Not Letting Go' hit the top spot too. Throw in her huge Clean Bandit and Route 94 collaborations and that gives this lady SIX number ones! Not bad to say all that was BEFORE the release of her debut album 'I Cry When I Laugh'! Picture: Getty
She kept us on our toes for 11 painful months, but comeback single 'Hello' and eagerly anticipated album 3, '25', FINALLY dropped in November and broke pretty much EVERY record going.
They scored a HUGE breakthrough smash with 'King' earlier in 2015, and things went well and truly UP for this UK three-piece, with debut album 'Communion' providing hit after hit! The lads even made their debut at our Jingle Bell Ball with Coca-Cola in December.
Brit four-piece The Vamps had been steadily working on their second record for some time, and they finally dropped it in late 2015 with some killer new tunes. Oh, and they even interned for us in the Capital office AND rocked out at our Jingle Bell Ball with Coca-Cola. Picture: Instagram
The UK singer launched his FIRST solo single 'Kiss Me Quick' in July and he's sold out his first US show at the Gramercy Theatre in New York City. With his debut album still to come... watch this space! Picture: PA
The Scottish superstar is BIG news in the tabloid world these days thanks to his romance with Ms. Swift, and it doesn't hurt that he's #owning it with every single he releases AND enjoying a residency in Las Vegas. Not too shabby! Picture: Rex
As well as picking up an award at the BRITs this year, Ed landed himself two gongs at the MuchMusic Video Awards, an AMA, an Ivor Novello, 2 EMAs, 2 People's Choice Awards, 3 Teen Choice Awards AND he's up for an impressive 4 GRAMMY Awards in 2016. Is there ANY stopping the red-haired phenomenon? Picture: PA
While Ellie had a quiet start to 2015, she WAS working on her third album which came late this year - and it's EPIC! The 'Love Me Like You Do' star still landed herself a Vodafone Big Top 40 number one from the Fifty Shades Of Grey soundtrack - earning her a legion of new fans the world over. Picture: Getty
After his killer James Bond theme, 'Writing's On The Wall' this homegrown star is still hot stuff right now, and has just confirmed he's working on new music. Could a new album be even sooner than we thought? Picture: Instagram
The supermodel is showing she's got SERIOUS skills away from the catwalk too - with a role in both Paper Towns AND the eventual Suicide Squad comic book adaptation. Picture: PA
They broke our hearts with the announcement of their hiatus back in summer, but after 5 years of working non-stop, these lads definitely deserved a rest. They went out with a bang as their #OTRA world tour ended on Halloween, but not before rocking it at our Summertime Ball. Can't wait for the comeback tour, boys. ;) Picture: PA
The 'We All Want The Same Thing' four-piece got to join Ari out on the road on her 'Honeymoon' tour this year and it went down a TREAT with fans stateside, showing America what the Rixton boys are capable of - and giving them a life-long friend in Ms. Grande. There's big things ahead for these chaps. Picture: WENN
The boys dropped their new album 'We The Generation' in late summer, fresh off the back of the 2015 anthem that was 'Bloodstream' with their pal Ed Sheeran. Rudimental are SERIOUSLY representing the UK right now, so look out for some absolute tunes coming ASAP.
The boys dropped their brand new album 'Caracal' in 2015 and, after 2013's 'Settle' proved a HUGE critical and commercial success, the boys managed to bag another collaboration with Sam Smith. 'Omen' was the chart-smash follow up to the massively popular 'Latch' which skyrocketed Sam to worldwide fame.