Jorja Alice Smith (born 11 June 1997) is an English singer and songwriter from Walsall, West Midlands. She has released several singles since January 2016 and collaborated with other artists, including Drake, Kendrick Lamar, Kali Uchis and Stormzy. She released her debut extended play, Project 11, in November 2016. In 2018, Smith won the Brit Critics' Choice Award. Her debut studio album, Lost & Found, was released in June 2018 to critical acclaim, and peaked at number three on the UK Albums Chart. At the 2019 Brit Awards she was named Best British Female Artist.