Luke James is an R&B singer on the rise. The crooner’s his single, “I Want You,” continues to climb the Billboard charts. Although he’s relatively unknown to those outside of the music world, it a guarantee that James will be an R&B sensation in 2013.

Here are five things to know about Luke James.

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A.R. Shaw is an author and journalist who documents music, politics, and entertainment. He has covered The Obama White House, the summer Olympics in London, and currently serves as Lifestyle Editor for Rolling Out magazine. Follow his journey on Twitter @arshaw and Instagram @arshaw23.