Manager Scooter Braun's latest protge impresses with major-label debut.

Tori Kelly's second EP, "Foreward" (Capitol), debuts at No. 16 on the Billboard 200 with sales of 16,000, according to Nielsen SoundScan. Those numbers are a far cry from January 2012, when Kelly was performing at Los Angeles' Room 5. "It has kind of a cafe vibe," the 20-year-old recalls. "It holds, like, 75-100 people."

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