Stone rose to fame in late 2003 with her multi-platinum debut album, The Soul Sessions.
Her second album, the similarly multi-platinum Mind Body & Soul, topped the UK Albums Chart for one week and spawned the top ten hit “You Had Me”, Stone’s most successful single on the UK Singles Chart to date.
She also performed with the theater's improvisational comedy troupe.
After attending an all-girl Catholic high school for one semester, Stone dropped out in order to focus on an acting career.
“I’ve had that problem since I was 14; since I opened my mouth,” said Stone.
Stone soon began auditioning for roles, often standing out for her signature raspy voice.“To say that it’s strange for this person to have this or that part because of their skin colour is racist,” she said in an interview with the “If they do, that’s great and if they don’t, move on.It doesn’t have to be about what’s ‘culturally appropriate’, because that’s silly and we don’t live in that world anymore.” Stone’s comments follow heated controversy over the 2016 Oscar nominees, dubbed #Oscars So White, which has seen actors from every stage in their career speak out about the lack of diversity among nominees.Proving she is definitely no Devon diva is singer Joss Stone because despite having sung with some of the biggest names in music on some of the grandest stages in the world, she still knows how to keep it real.UBS is showing its commitment to diversity with a campaign for International Women's Day in which it poses some of the most common big questions for women setting up in business.