Jessie Ware shocked by Frank Ocean recognition

Jessie Ware was amazed to learn Frank Ocean is a fan of her work after she struck up conversation with his brother at the BRIT Awards, and her introduced her as soon as he found out who she was

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Jessie Ware

Jessie Ware

Jessie Ware was amazed Frank Ocean is a fan of her music.

The 'Sweet Talk' singer was too nervous to approach the rapper at the BRIT Awards last month, so struck up a conversation with his brother - and was stunned when her new friend quickly took her over to the US star to be introduced.

She said: "I was chatting to Frank Ocean's brother as I couldn't bear to be that person who goes over to him. So I was chatting to his brother and I said my name and he was like, 'Jessie Ware? Frank's a big fan you know, come and meet him.' So I did and he hugged me. It was amazing."

The 28-year-old singer - who was nominated for Best Female Solo Artist and Best Breakthrough at the awards - admitted the whole star-studded evening felt like something from a Hollywood blockbuster.

She told The Sun newspaper: "It did feel really grand. It was weird for me as people I really admire came up to me and said nice things. The Universal records afterparty was mad too. I remember thinking it felt like we were in a scene out of 'Batman' in Gotham City."

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