Here’s Some Info on Esperanza Spalding, Who Just Won the Grammy for Best New Artist


Not too long ago, the Grammy for Best New Artist was handed out. The nominees were Justin Bieber, Drake, Florence and the Machine, Mumford & Sons, and Esperanza Spalding. And, of course, Esperanza Spalding won. Literally never heard of Ms. Spalding before this? Don't feel bad! You are obviously not alone. Anyway, here are some basics (courtesy of, um, our own brain): She's 26, she sings and plays jazz bass, and she released her third album, Chamber Music Society, in 2010. Congratulations, Esperanza Spalding!