James Thomas Smith is an English musician, DJ, record producer and remixer who is professionally known as Jamie xx. Jamie XX has been attributed to the success of his indie pop group “The xx”, through this he won the Mercury prize for his work with the band and on his own. Smith joined the group in 2008 with former school friends Oliver Sim, Romy Madley Croft, and Baria Qureshi. In 2011, Smith worked on Drake's album Take Care, producing the Rihanna-featuring title track, and also worked on remixes of Radiohead's "Bloom" and co-produced Alicia Keys' "When It's All Over" for her Girl on Fire album after
His remixing skills have been sought after from the likes of Adele and Florence and the Machine, his solo work also won him a Grammy Award for Best Dance/Electronic Album nomination for his debut album In Colour in 2016. In 2017, Jamie xx reunited with Sim and Madley Croft for the xx's third album I See You, a more fleshed-out sounding work that reached the top of the U.K. album charts
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