Joss Stone (born Joscelyn Eve Stoker in Dover, United Kingdom on April 11, 1987) is an EnglishÂ soulÂ singer whose throaty style of singing was influenced by earlyÂ motownÂ singers. Her debut album,Â The Soul Sessions, consists of classicÂ soulÂ tracks byÂ Betty Wright,Â Aretha Franklin,Â Laura LeeÂ andÂ Bettye SwannÂ and was released in late 2003. It reached the top 5 in the UKalbums chart, and also made the top forty of the U.S. Billboard 200 album chart.Â Read more about Joss Stone on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License and may also be available under the GNU FDL.