Lipa performing at the Hollywood Palladium in Los Angeles during The Self-Titled Tour, February 2018
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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. The single "One Kiss" with Calvin Harris reached number one in the UK in 2018. Lipa has been nominated for ten Brit Awards, two Grammy Awards and five NME Awards, winning three, two and one respectively.
Dua Lipa is the debut studio album by English singer Dua Lipa. It was released on 2 June 2017 by Warner Bros. Records. The album has spawned eight singles, including the UK top 40 singles "Be the One", "Hotter than Hell", "Blow Your Mind (Mwah)", "IDGAF" and "New Rules", with the last becoming Lipa's first number-one single in the UK. "New Rules" also reached the top 10 in the United States, peaking at number six. The album received mostly positive reviews from music critics.
"Be the One" is a song by English singer Dua Lipa from her eponymous debut studio album (2017). It was written by Lucy Taylor, Digital Farm Animals and Jack Tarrant, and produced by Digital Farm Animals. The song was released on 30 October 2015 as the album's lead single.
"IDGAF" is a song by English singer Dua Lipa from her eponymous debut studio album (2017). It was released to contemporary hit radio in the United Kingdom on 12 January 2018 as the album's seventh and final single. The song reached number one on the Irish Singles Chart and number three on the UK Singles Chart, as well as number 49 on the Billboard Hot 100. Its official music video received a nomination for Best Choreography at the MTV Video Music Awards 2018.
Dua Lipa was born in London to Albanian parents. Her father Dukagjin Lipa is a marketing manager who is also lead vocalist in a Kosovan rock band named Oda. Her mother Anesa Lipa (née Rexha) works in tourism. Her parents are originally from Kosovo but left Pristina in 1992.Her father Dukagjin is the son of a historian Seit Lipa who was the head of the Kosovo Institute of History from 1990 to 1995. Lipa has two younger siblings. She attended Sylvia Young Theatre School part-time before moving to Kosovo with her family in 2006 when her father had been offered a job in Kosovo; there she attended the Mileniumi i Tretë school in Pristina. Lipa grew up listening to her father. Her first name means "love" in Albanian. Lipa explained "Now I’m proud of it. Now I am. But when I was growing up all I wanted was to be called Hannah, Sarah, Ella… anything normal. Because with Dua you had to explain: I’m from Kosovo."
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At the age of 14, Lipa began posting covers of her favourite songs by artists such as Pink and Nelly Furtado on YouTube.At the age of 15, she moved back to London with aspirations of becoming a singer. Lipa lived with a friend and studied at Parliament Hill School, returning to the Sylvia Young Theatre School on Saturdays. She began working as a model for the online catalogue ASOS Marketplace when she was 16. She also worked as a hostess. In 2013, she starred in a television advertisement for The X Factor .
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In 2015, Lipa began working on her debut album for Warner Music Group.In August 2015, she released her first single "New Love", produced by Emile Haynie and Andrew Wyatt. She released her second single "Be the One", in October 2015. "Be the One" achieved success across Europe, reaching number one in Belgium, Poland and Slovakia, as well as charting within the top 10 in over 11 European territories. In Australia and New Zealand, the song became an airplay success, reaching numbers 6 and 20 respectively. Lipa describes her musical style as "dark pop". On 30 November 2015, she was revealed as one of the acts on the BBC Sound of...2016 long list. Her first tour in the UK and Europe began in January 2016. In November 2016, Lipa concluded her tour through Europe.
Emile Haynie, is an American music producer from Buffalo, New York. His range of production includes alternative rock, hip hop, indie and pop music.
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On 18 February 2016, Lipa released her third single "Last Dance", followed by "Hotter than Hell" on 6 May. "Hotter than Hell" became a hit worldwide, especially in the UK, where it peaked at number 15.On 26 August, her fifth overall single "Blow Your Mind (Mwah)" was released, peaking at number 30 in the UK. It became the singer's first entry on the US Billboard Hot 100, debuting at number 72. "Blow Your Mind (Mwah)" also topped the Billboard Dance Club Songs chart and reached number 23 on the Billboard Mainstream Top 40 chart.
"Hotter than Hell" is a song by English singer Dua Lipa from her eponymous debut studio album (2017). It was written by Lipa, Adam Midgley, Tommy Baxter and Gerard O'Connell, and produced by Stephen "Koz" Kozmeniuk. The song was released on 6 May 2016 as the album's third single. "Hotter than Hell" peaked at number 15 on the UK Singles Chart, while reaching the top 20 in Australia, Belgium and the Netherlands.
"Blow Your Mind (Mwah)" is a song by English singer Dua Lipa from her eponymous debut studio album (2017). It was released on 26 August 2016 as the album's fourth single. The single debuted at number 50 and peaked at number 30 on the UK Singles Chart; in the United States, it reached number 72 on the Billboard Hot 100, becoming Lipa's first song to chart in the country. It also topped the Billboard Dance Club Songs chart, becoming Lipa's first number-one single on that chart.
The Billboard Hot 100 is the music industry standard record chart in the United States for songs, published weekly by Billboard magazine. Chart rankings are based on sales, radio play, and online streaming in the United States.
Lipa was featured on Sean Paul's single "No Lie", released in November 2016.The song reached number 10 in the UK. The following month, a documentary about Lipa was commissioned by The Fader magazine, called See in Blue. In January 2017, Lipa won the EBBA Public Choice Award, and released the single "Scared to Be Lonely", a collaboration with Martin Garrix, reaching number 14 in the UK. She performed at the Indonesian TV channel's birthday SCTV and was awarded as Young and Promising International Artist at the SCTV Music Awards in May 2017.
Lipa's self-titled debut studio album was released on 2 June 2017.Its sixth single "New Rules", released in the following month, became Lipa's first number one in the UK, and the first by a female solo artist to reach the top in the UK since "Hello" by Adele in 2015. Her best-selling single to date, the song also charted in the top 10 in other territories, including number two in Australia, number six in the US and number seven in Canada. Lipa performed at the Glastonbury Festival in June. In August, Lipa performed at the We the Fest, an Indonesian music festival in Jakarta. She performed on the BBC's Later... with Jools Holland in October. In December, Lipa was named the most streamed woman of 2017 in the UK by Spotify. She had four singles reach the UK top 10 in 2017, with "Be the One", "Bridge over Troubled Water" (a charity single for the families of the victims of the Grenfell Tower fire), "New Rules" and "No Lie".
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 for Dua Lipa , British Single of The Year and British Video of The Year for "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 disco kingpin Nile Rodgers who also took active part in studio recordings,the late 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 on 9 September. Lipa was also featured in "If Only", a song from Italian singer Andrea Bocelli sixteenth studio album Sì . 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 19 October.This included a collaboration with Blackpink called "Kiss and Make Up".
In 2016, Lipa and her father set up the Sunny Hill Foundation in Pristina to donate to the citizens of Kosovo, her parents' homeland.In August 2018, Lipa hosted her own festival to raise money for the Sunny Hill Foundation, called the SunnyHill Festival. She also performed at the festival and was then given the first key in Kosovo, where the festival is held, from the mayor of Pristina, Shpend Ahmeti. The festival will return for a second time in 2019 with Miley Cyrus headlining.
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English singer Dua Lipa has released one studio album, three extended plays (EPs), 15 singles, 18 music videos, and five promotional singles. In 2015, Lipa released "Be the One" as her debut single, which reached the top 10 in multiple countries and attained a double platinum certification in Australia, Italy, Netherlands, and Poland. "Last Dance" was released as her second single. The third and fourth singles "Hotter than Hell" (2016) and "Blow Your Mind (Mwah)" (2016) both went top 30 in the UK and received platinum and gold certifications respectively. The latter also became the singer's first entry on the US Billboard Hot 100, peaking at number 72, and went gold. In March 2017, Lipa scored three simultaneous top 15 singles in the United Kingdom with "No Lie", "Be the One" and "Scared to Be Lonely".
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