Jessie eventually signed with Lava as part of a joint venture with Universal Republic.
On 12 June 2011, at the Summertime Ball held at Wembley Stadium, London, Jessie ruptured several tendons in her foot during rehearsals, and performed her set the following day while sitting on a gilded throne.
The single charted at number two on the UK Singles Chart. B and peaked at number one on the UK Singles Chart.
Her follow-up single "Price Tag" was released in late January 2011. "Price Tag" was released in the US on 1 February 2011 and peaked at 23 on the Billboard Hot 100.
"Price Tag" also charted at number-one in New Zealand and Ireland and is the most successful online video J has released.
Her first American television appearance was as the musical guest on NBC's Saturday Night Live on 12 March 2011.
She then sent the song to her label, Island Records, before sending it to Rihanna's management.