Following the MTV Brand New shortlist presented by Emporio Armani Diamonds of the ten most hotly tipped artists of 2014. grabbed some time with rising star Ella Eyre.

Ella is a British born singer/songwriter best known for her collaborations this year with the likes of Rudimental on “Waiting All Night” and Naughty Boy and Wiz Khalifa on their single “Think About It”.

With other collaborations with Bastille already under her belt and her debut EP dropping on December 15th she is definitely one to watch in 2014. caught up with Ella at the launch of the list, check out our interview below.

The shortlisted artists go head to head in a public vote that opens on December 16th and the winner will be announced early February 2014.

The MTV Brand New for 2014 shortlist is:

Ella Eyre
Elya Fox
George Ezra
Joel Compass
Royal Blood
Sam Smith
The Vamps
Marie Naffah also caught up with 2011 winner Wretch 32.