by (@Bosnaud)

Watch James Bay Keep His Cool Against The Clock In The Stop/Watch Challenge

Meet James Bay, the newest addition to our talented You Oughta Know collective. Just like many YOK newbies before him, we put James to the test with the Stop/Watch Challenge. The British vocalist makes light work of the task—with a quick but impassioned performance of his hit UK single “Hold Back The River.”

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by (@monsieurhodge)

Top 20 Countdown: Echosmith Sit Down To Tell Us 5 Things You Oughta Know About Them

We could tell you that Echosmith is based out of LA, composed of four siblings, or that their single “Bright” is a stroke of genius (watch below), but you all know that by now. So instead of spending more time on what you know, we want to share with you what you ought to know about the indie pop band.

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by (@hernameislex)

George Ezra Feels “Lucky” To Have Opened For Sam Smith

George Ezra opened for YOK big brother Sam Smith at Madison Square Garden in January. As Ezra told host Ellie Lee, he felt “lucky to be there,” and unlike how most of us would have felt, Ezra “wasn’t nervous.” Get to know Ezra through GIFs in the video, and find out what exactly he means by “keep your pecker up.”
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EXCLUSIVE: Watch YOK Artist George Ezra Perform “Budapest” Live In NYC For The First Time!

This month’s You Ought Know artist George Ezra has been blowing up thanks to his sultry voice, passionate lyrics, and catchy track “Budapest.” You’ve heard it on the radio, but now we’re please to bring you an exclusive video of the singer/songwriter performing his hit in New York City for the very first time! If he can make it there, he can make it anywhere, right?

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