Who she is: Banks (a.k.a. Jillian Banks), a brunette stunner based in Los Angeles.
Why you should know her: The 25-year-old electro-R&B singer sang warm, melancholy vocals over spare break beats on last September's London EP.
Hear this: Standout single "Waiting Game": "I'm thinking it over/ The way you make me feel all sexy/ but it's causing me shame." (Are you listening, Miley?)
Coming soon: Banks' major-label-debut album is due out this spring.
Get her on the line: Banks' cell-phone number is listed on her Facebook page. "If you ever want to talk call me–(323) 362-2658."