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Dua Lipa

Dua Lipa

Dua Lipa born August 22 1995 is an English-Albanian singer-songwriter. She was born in London of refugee parents from The Republic of Kosovo where she grew up part of her life but saw everything change when as a child she moved back to her parents' homeland. While still in her teens she returned to the British capital alone inspired by her singer father to pursue an artistic life.

Dua Lipa began to write her name in the music industry. Lipa gained attention from the specialized media as an artist after the release of her debut album in 2017 "Dua Lipa" self-titled. It won the third position on the UK Albums Chart and featured eight singles. "New Rules" and "IDGAF" have become global hits reaching the number 1 position in countries such as Australia Belgium Ireland and the United Kingdom as well as reaching the top ten positions in more than 30 countries including the USA for "New Rules" . The album featured the hits "One Kiss" with Calvin Harris "Be The One" "Scared To Be Lonely" with Martin Garrix "No Lie" with Sean Paul and many others. It later received 5 nominations at the BRITs Awards the most important British awards ceremony in music. She also won with her debut album two Grammys "Best Dance Recording" for her song "Electricity" with Silk City and moreover the "Best New Artist" award. "Dua Lipa" self-titled is the most streamed female album of all-time on Spotify.

But Lipa's great success would even come in her second album "Future Nostalgia" which made the promising young woman a true pillar of world pop music. Having hits such as "Don't Start Now" "Break My Heart" and "Levitating" the album is currently the most played female album of the 2020's decade on Spotify and secured a Grammy at the 2021 ceremony for "Best Pop Vocal Album" and was present among the nominations for "Album of the Year". It also won the Brit Award for "Album of the Year". "Future Nostalgia" is the 2nd most streamed female album of all-time on Spotify. "Don't Start Now" became her most streamed hit on Spotify nominated for "Record of the Year" at the Grammys. It was the biggest female song of the year 2020.

The British phenomenon has captured an all-time record on the Billboard Hot 100 all thanks to the success of "Levitating". The track became the longest-charting female song on the chart with 77 weeks being the 4th song overall to reach this astonishing feat. The same track became the biggest hit of 2021 in the United States and globally without ever reaching #1 proving once and for all that the disputed #1 position on the Billboard Hot 100 that she still doesn't have reached doesn't define the success of an artist. For Lipa it seems that longevity is more important than an instant success.

Her song "Cold Heart" with Elton John and PNAU was one of the biggest hits of 2022. She had during that year a sold-out global stadium and arena tour with "The Future Nostalgia Tour" marking her as a definitive icon of the beginning of the 2020's decade especially in the European continent her main music market.

She began her third album cycle in 2024 while also making her acting debut that year with "Barbie" and "Argylle" in 2024. Her third album "Radical Optimism " was released on May 3rd 2024. . User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License additional terms may apply.
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