Ellie Goulding

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Ellie Goulding
Background information
Birth name Elena Jane Goulding
Born 30 December 1986 (1986-12-30) (age 27)
Hereford, Herefordshire, England
Origin London, England
Genres Indie pop, electropop, synthpop, folktronica
Occupations Singer-songwriter, guitarist, pianist, drummer
Instruments Vocals, guitar, piano, drums, clarinet, mandolin, tambourine
Years active 2007–present
Labels Neon Gold, Polydor, Cherrytree, Interscope
Associated acts Starsmith, Frankmusik, Gabriella Cilmi, Florence and the Machine, Marina and the Diamonds, Keane, Diana Vickers, Erik Hassle, Lissie, Mumford & Sons, Skrillex, Swedish House Mafia, Lupe Fiasco, Calvin Harris, The Weeknd, Bon Iver
Website elliegoulding.com

Elena Jane Goulding, better known as Ellie Goulding, (born 30 December 1986)[1] is a British singer-songwriter and actress. She was born in Hereford and raised in Herefordshire, England. Her debut studio album was Lights in 2010.

In 2010, she became the second artist to both top the BBC's yearly Sound of... poll and win the Critics' Choice Award at the Brit Awards in the same year. The first was Adele in 2008.

Goulding released her first studio album, Lights, in 2010. The album started at number one on the UK Albums Chart. It has sold over 850,000 copies in the UK.[2]

She performed her cover of Elton John's "Your Song" at the wedding reception of Prince William and Kate Middleton at Buckingham Palace.[3] On 6 August 2011, Goulding performed at Lollapalooza in Chicago.[4] Goulding performed at the yearly Nobel Peace Prize Concert on 11 December 2011 in Oslo, Norway. She also was on a panel discussion with Amy Lee of Evanescence and Janelle Monáe.[5] On 1 December 2011, Goulding performed at the White House during the National Christmas Tree lighting ceremony.[6]

She will made her film debut in John Grisham's adaption of The Testament with Nicole Appleton.

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