It's a rare pleasure when an artist with real musical chops rises to pop stardom in a short period of time. After winning Best New Artist at last year's JUNOs, singer-songwriter Lights will contend for Pop Album of the Year in 2010. "At the core of it, I consider myself a songwriter," she says. Her obvious visual appeal, we'll assume, is just a bonus. Enjoy these pictures taken by photographer Caitlin Cronenberg in Toronto.