10 International Women of Power to Watch

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THE SONGSTRESS: EMELI SANDE This Scottish singing phenom has collaborated with the likes of Leona Lewis and Susan Boyle, and has had two Top 10 singles under her belt within two years of being signed to a major record label. She headlined MTV's "Brand New For 2012" show in late January, bringing down the house with an soulful, R&B style that can stand strong beside the likes of Adele and Marsha Ambrosis. Definitely a woman to watch, Sande won the Brit Critics Choice Award just last year--- and is up for another Brit Award this year. She even got the ultimate co-sign from the toughest critic of them all: American Idol's Simon Cowell, who called her his favorite songwriter "of the moment."

THE SONGSTRESS: EMELI SANDE This Scottish singing phenom has collaborated with the likes of Leona…