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Can Jessie J crack America? We look at the Brits who've tried and those who would like to.
Cheryl Cole is in LA at the moment, on the cusp of making some exciting announcements about her 'X Factor' role and her music career. After allegedly signing a £6 million record deal, will.i.am is re-working 'Messy Little Raindrops' for the US market.
Jessie J flies into New York in preparation for her appearance on 'Saturday Night Live' at the weekend. She says she 'won't be putting on a fake American accent'. Pic: Xposure.com
R&B act Taio Cruz smashed records to top the American music charts back in March 2010 with 'Break your Heart'. The singer chose smash hit 'Dynamite' as his second U.S single which peaked at number one on the US Top 40, earning Cruz his second successive US #1
Tinie Tempah's 'Written In The Stars' broke into the Billboard Top 40 after being used on the 'Wrestlemania' show.
In 2009, his American debut single "Down" topped the Billboard Hot 100. It was the seventh-best selling song of 2009, having sold more than three million digital copies in the United States and six million copies worldwide.
Viva la Vida was a huge song for Coldplay. It reached the top spot of the UK Singles Chart and on America's Billboard Hot 100, The song won the Grammy Award for Song of the Year at the 51st Grammy Awards in 2009.
In 2008, Leona Lewis became the first British female artist to top the US billboard charts in more than two decades! The single 'Bleeding Love' featured on Lewis's debut offering 'Spirit' which also topped the U.S Charts in it's first week of release.
The U.K girlband revealed in summer 2010 their plans to follow in the foot steps of The Spice Girls and take their music stateside. In preparation, the girls enlisted the help of U.S rapper Flo Rida to collaborate on current single 'Higher'.
It was revealed that the London trio would change their sound in attempt to please American audiences. The award winning group have signed a deal with U.S label Def Jam to release forthcoming album 'Best Behaviour'.
Grammy Award winning Joss Stone has released 4 albums in the U.S resulting in over 2.2 Million albums in the states. The highest charting album being the 2007 offering 'Introducing...Joss Stone' which peaked at No.2
Winehouse released album 'Back to Black' in the states back in 2006. The double platinum album won 5 awards at the 50th Annual Grammy Awards inlcuding Best Pop Vocal Album. The LP featured hit single 'Rehab' which peaked at number 9 on the U.S Billboard Hot 100
It is rumoured that Simon Cowell has offered his help in promoting the band and their launch in the states. The band have said they want to work with Rihanna and Bruno Mars on their third album.
Take That scored US chart success the first time around with 'Back For Good', which went Top 10 on the Billboard chart. Could the return of Robbie Williams to help them make it big in the US again? Plans are being drawn up to performat the legendary Hollywood Bowl.