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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Dua Lipa

The English singer, songwriter and model, Dua Lipa was born on 22 August 1995 in London, England. At the age of 14 she began posting covers of her favourite songs by artists such as Christina Aguilera and Nelly Furtado on YouTube. On 30 November 2015, she was revealed as one of the acts on the BBC Sound of…2016 long list. Her debut single “Hotter than Hell” was released in 2016. The single peaked at number 32 in the Single Top 100 Dutch chart. There is no doubt that the 21-years-old English singer, songwriter and model is definitely an act to look out for in the music industry.

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Here are 10 things you probably didn’t know about the English singer, songwriter and model, Dua Lipa:

1. Dua Lipa was born on 22 August 1995 in London, England.

2. She was born to ethnic Albanian parents from Kosovo who had left Pristina in the 1990s.

3. At the age of 16 she moved back to London with aspirations of becoming a singer, shortly after, she began working as a model.

4. She grew up listening to her father, the Kosovar Albanian rock singer Dukagjin Lipa.

5. She attended Sylvia Young Theatre School before moving to Kosovo with her family in 2008.

6. At the age of 14 she began posting covers of her favourite songs by artists such as Christina Aguilera and Nelly Furtado on YouTube.

7. On 30 November 2015, she was revealed as one of the acts on the BBC Sound of…2016 long list.

8. She released her single “Be the One” in 2015. The single debuted at number 11 Swiss Hitparade Music Chart. The single was certified gold.

9. She is signed to Warner Bros Records.

10. Her debut single “Hotter than Hell” was released in 2016. The single peaked at number 32 in the Single Top 100 Dutch chart.

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