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Jessie James, "Jessie James" (Mercury)
The buzz has been building for the last several months on James, a sassy, gorgeous singer who easily straddles the line between pop and country. First single, "Blue Jeans" was heard in 'Confessions of a Shopaholic," while high-octane second single, "Wanted," pairs James with "American Idol" judge Kara Dioguardi. She also co-writes with Katy Perry. On the country tip, her tune "My Cowboy" (co-written with Jamey Johnson) will be used to promote ABC's "Country Music Festival" and November's CMA Awards.