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10. James Blake

Dubstep musician James Blake surprised his audience by releasing a debut album early in 2011 that bridged the gap between the latest trends in electronic music production and classic singer-songwriter pop. The hybrid style, which can be heard in this video for the single "The Wilhelm Scream," is quite striking and surprisingly sexy.

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