Dua Lipa

Dua Lipa born 22 August 1995) is an English singer and songwriter. Her musical career began at age 14, when she began covering songs by other artists on YouTube. In 2015, she signed with Warner Music Group and released her first single soon after.

In January 2017, Lipa won the EBBA Public Choice Award. Her self-titled debut studio album was released on 2 June 2017. The album spawned seven singles, including two UK top-10 singles “Be the One” and “IDGAF” and the UK number-one single “New Rules”, which also reached number six in the United States. In February 2018, Lipa won two Brit Awards for British Female Solo Artist and British Breakthrough Act. In April, the single “One Kiss” by Lipa and Calvin Harris reached number one on the UK Singles Chart.

In January 2018, Lipa received nominations in five categories at the Brit Awards – more nominations than any other artist that year. She was nominated for British Female Solo Artist, British Breakthrough Act, MasterCard British Album of the Year (Dua Lipa), British Single of The Year (“New Rules”) and British Video of The Year (“New Rules”). This was the first time that a female artist had received five nominations. She performed at the awards ceremony held on 21 February at the O2 Arena in London and won the awards for British Female Solo Artist and British Breakthrough Act.

Lipa announced via social media that she had begun working on new material for her second album. She is working with MNEK, who previously co-wrote her single “IDGAF”.The singer also collaborated with electronic music producer Whethan on a song called “High” for the Fifty Shades Freed soundtrack released in February 2018.

On 6 April 2018, Lipa and Calvin Harris released the single “One Kiss”  which topped the UK Singles Chart on 20 April, making it Lipa’s second UK number one; Lipa provided the vocals and is also credited as a writer. She performed in the opening ceremony of the 2018 UEFA Champions League Final in Kiev on 26 May.

In May 2018, she said that her second album, likely released in 2019, would be heavily influenced by acts such as Prince and OutKast. It was also reported that she plans to have collaborations with other artists coming out later in 2018, such as one with Mark Ronson and Diplo’s newly-formed superduo Silk City. Ronson later confirmed the song’s title would be “Electricity”. The song was released in September 9. Lipa hosted her own festival, which she has launched with her father called SunnyHill Festival. She was also performed at the festival. When returned to Kosovo for the festival, she was given the first key in Kosovo from the mayor of Pristina, Shpend Ahmeti in August. Lipa performed at F1 Singapore Grand Prix in September. Lipa released the super deluxe edition from her debut studio album Dua Lipa, titled Complete Edition, with three new songs and featured with her previous collaborations with various artists in October 19

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