101.9 AMP Radio High School Takeover Click Here To Register Your School NOW!!!

When Rita Ora stopped by 102 JAMZ several weeks ago for a Next JAMZ Star performance, we put her on the spot with this question: One Direction or The Wanted? A little prodding had her finally settling on One Direction. That fondness for the British boy wonders came to a musical crescendo this week as she appeared on BBC Radio 1’s Live Lounge this week  performing an amazing acoustic rendition of “What Makes You Beautiful.”

Stripped of the production of the original recording, her upbeat acoustic version shows off Ora’s soulful voice nicely and provides an even stronger emphasis on the song’s uplifting lyrics.

Rita Ora is currently in a neck and neck competition with another JAMZ favorite, Karmin (seems as if they’re pretending that Karmin male member Nick Noonan doesn’t exist and are only recognizing Amy Heidemann), to win the honor of appearing in Rolling Stone magazine’s September “Women Who Rock” issue.  Click here to place your vote for your favorite.


Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More From 101.9 AMP Radio

Get The App
Electric Bounce House 3Tickets on sale NOW!

Listen Live