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To celebrate the upcoming Summertime Ball, we're asking if you can guess how many stars from our line-up you can name before they rose to fame.
This fresh faced star endured a long and hard journey to the top, getting dropped by three record labels on the way to global stardom. The singer made a gospel record when she was 15 years old and it was a particular kiss which helped rocket her to the dizzying heights of success. Picture: WENN
The star's personal life has taken centre stage for the majority of 2012 with a much publicised divorce to comedian Russell Brand. However, with songs like 'Part Of Me' and 'Wide Awake' and a debut outing on the big screen with her 3D concert blockbuster there have been some outstanding pieces of work already this year and fans will be ready to see what's next as she closes the chapter on her 'Teenage Dream'. Picture: PA
This bleach haired Canadian has enjoyed huge success since a young age when he was spotted and signed up with Usher after posting a series of cover versions on YouTube. Picture: Wenn
The teen star has become one of the biggest names in pop music, winning countless awards and millions of fans across the world. He has some of the most watched videos ever on YouTube and is set to release new studio album 'Believe' next month.
Before she became a mentor on a popular music reality show, this artist appeared on Britain's Brilliant Prodigies back in 2003. She took home four MOBO's last year and with a new studio album on the way and an arena tour in 2013 already set, the future looks just as powerful as the present. Picture: Rex
The singer will make her second appearance at Capital FM's Summertime Ball and recently said she is planning on raising millions of pounds for charity when she shaves her head.
This smiling star is more often seen on his feet showing off his impressive dance skills but is all smiles here and as he's never one to 'Scream' for no reason. Picture: Wenn
The R&B star has over twenty years experience in the industry and is just as good at finding future stars as being one as he was one of the men behind discovering Justin Bieber. He has sold over 65 millions records worldwide, won seven Grammy Awards and makes a welcome return to the Summertime Ball this year.
This American artist first came to light as the first winner of the most popular US musical reality show back in 2002. She has made some of the most powerful pop ballads in recent times and is not afraid to show off her 'Dark Side'. Picture: Rex
Kelly has been a constant star in the music world following her triumph on American Idol in 2002. She has now turned coach on new US reality show Duets and has five studio albums, two Grammys and over 20 million record sales to her name.
This star has had an unprecedented rise to fame following the success of his 2011 debut album. He's gone on to win two BRIT Awards has toured with Snow Patrol and is friends with a certain star from the Harry Potter films.
Ed Sheeran will play the biggest stage of his career at the Summertime Ball and is one of the hardest working stars in the business. He performed 312 gigs in 2009 alone in his pursuit of success and is reaping the benefits of his hard work and fast-becoming one of the most sought after artists in pop.
Before his band went on to become one of the biggest UK groups of all time, this front man was involved with acts such as The Rocking Honkies and met his future bandmates studying at the UCL in London.
With five studio albums, countless world tours and album sales in the region of 55 million - Coldplay have become one of the biggest UK acts of all time. Frontman Chris Martin's energetic stage presence coupled with the band's huge sonic sound make them possibly the best live act on the planet right now.
This bright-eyed future star is more likely to be grabbing hold of a microphone and performing with his four other band mates these days. Alongside his group - he's had huge success both in the UK and the US in 2012 and will be 'Glad You Came' to the ball this year. Picture: Twitter
The Wanted star has already been pictured writing with the likes of N-Dubz star Dappy as he and the group look towards finishing their third studio album. He's had the year of his life so far and with continued growth across the pond - it looks set to only get bigger and better for the British star.
Before he went 'Chasing The Sun' this star was chasing a good report card and the girls around the playground. This Bolton born star stands proudly with his band mates in one of the UK's most successful boy bands of all time. Picture: Twitter
The 'Gold Forever' singer has enjoyed dizzying heights of success in the US in 2012 after The Wanted's single 'Glad You Came' hit the number three spot on the Billboard chart which lead to several high profile TV appearances including The Voice and American Idol.
This rapper will ensure you 'Stay Awake' with his high energy live shows and countless smash hit singles. He calls Ed Sheeran a good friend and has one of the sharpest minds when it comes to music and making a funny comment on his Twitter account.
Example has proven himself to be one of the most entertaining and rousing live performers in the business. He's written songs for The Wanted, teamed up with Wretch 32 and Calvin Harris and has a brand new album on the way.