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Tori Kelly: what you need to know about the star behind #Sing sensation Meena

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Animated talent show movie Sing is stuffed full of A-list names including the likes of Matthew McConaughey, Scarlett Johansson and Reese Witherspoon. But have you heard of Tori Kelly? She's the voice behind singing elephant Meena and is probably the most qualified out of all the film's stars. Here's why.

She auditioned for American idol in 2010 but failed to reach the 'Top 24'


However in 2012 she subsequently released her first EP, Handmade Songs by Tori Kelly, on YouTube


This paved the way for a successful career: in 2013 she released her second EP, Foreword, which made its debut at 16 on US Billboard 200


She's collaborated with the likes of Ed Sheeran and Sam Smith


Her first album, Unbreakable Smile, was released in 2015


Sing is her feature film debut – need we explain more about why she's perfect?