Two men, Keith Liverpool, 35, and Junior Bradshaw, 32, have been found guilty of conspiring to rob and murder British pop singer Joss Stone in 2011.
Liverpool was sentenced to at least 10 years and eight months.
The sentencing of co-defendant Bradshaw was adjourned.
The pair harbored a deep hatred for the soul artist, the three-week trial at Exeter Crown Court heard, though it is far from clear why (as it often is).
They were convicted of conspiring to rob and kill Joss Stone last summer, they were then planning to dump her body in a river in her native England.