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Ellie Goulding

Occupation: Musician

Nationality: English

Born: December 30, 1986 (28)

Ellie Goulding is an award-winning English singer-songwriter who rose to fame after the release of her EP, An Introduction to Ellie Goulding. Her debut album, Lights, sold over 850,000 copies in the UK and helped her win the 2010 Critic's Choice Award at the Brit Awards. She performed her cover of Elton John's Your Song at the wedding reception of Prince William and Kate Middleton at Buckingham Palace in in 2011.

The glitchy track will feature on forthcoming new album Peace Is The Mission. Listen to Ellie Goulding on new Major Lazer song Who's number one? Is Noel richer than Liam? Are One Direction equally wealthy? UK's richest musicians' wealth revealed 'Thinking Out Loud' is Spotify's most popular song for sending people to sleep. Can Ed Sheeran help you sleep? The American band edges out James Bay to top the chart. All Time Low secure UK number 1 album The global hit spent six consecutive weeks at number one. Who has the biggest single of 2015 so far? The couple have shown their commitment to each other by getting inked. See Ellie and Dougie's matching tattoos 'Hold My Hand' debuts at number one with chart sales of over 97,000. Jess Glynne claims first UK No.1 solo single Interview: Diplo's dancehall trio talk EDM and why Madonna owes them a favour. Major Lazer: 'Madonna wants to be on a track' The rising star scores his first hit on the ARIA singles chart. LunchMoney Lewis earns first Aussie No.1 The new record features Ellie Goulding, Ariana Grande and more. Major Lazer announce details of new album The Comic Relief collaboration retains the top spot for a second week. Sam Smith, John Legend keep No.1 single However, Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars rule the Hot 100 for an 11th week. Sam Smith scores fourth US Top 10 hit The rapper's third album is 3,000 copies ahead of its nearest competitor. Kendrick Lamar set to score first UK No.1 'Royals' hit-maker praises Joe Irvine after scathing comments from Natalia Kills and Willy Moon. Lorde sends cakes to X Factor NZ hopeful The singer's collaboration with John Legend for Comic Relief tops the UK singles chart. Sam Smith number 1 with 'Lay Me Down' The producer continues to dominate the Hot 100 with Bruno Mars. Mark Ronson wins 10th week at No.1 in US The singer puts an electronic twist on Hozier's hit single. Ellie Goulding covers 'Take Me To Church' Rebel Heart is now 12,700 copies ahead of its nearest competitor. Madonna on course for 12 UK no. 1 album Ed Sheeran also shoots up the chart with new single 'Bloodstream'. Ellie Goulding holds on to Aussie No.1 BBC's Sound of 2015 winners say that they are shocked to be at number one. Years & Years' 'King' tops UK singles chart Lana Del Rey and Ariana Grande are also included in the top 10 streamed women. Rihanna named Spotify's most streamed female The three-piece are on track to knock Ellie Goulding from the top spot. Years & Years set to claim No.1 in charts John Newman, Disciples and Burns will also play the event in Belfast. Harris, Goulding join Tennent's Vital The singer helped Adam Levine narrow down his group of talent on the singing competition. Levine praises Goulding for Voice US role Sir Tom Jones, Hozier and Ellie Goulding also sign on for Virgin Media V Festival. V Festival 2015 headliners announced The star hangs onto the top spot, while Iggy Azalea is a high new entry. Ellie Goulding holds on to Aussie No.1 The breakthrough act shoot straight to No.1 with their new single 'King'. Years & Years top UK iTunes chart The Ellie Goulding song is also the most streamed track of the week. 'Love Me Like You Do' stays at number 1 Ellie Goulding, meanwhile, moves up to three with 'Love Me Like You Do'. Mark Ronson continues US chart reign The ceremony as captured by its celebrity guests, winners and performers. Brits 2015: 11 star-studded Instagram photos The American Idol star''s new single 'Heartbeat Song' lands at number two. Clarkson takes on Goulding for UK No.1 Goulding's 'Love Me Like You Do' breaks a global streaming record. Ellie Goulding retains UK No.1 single The star ties with Aretha Franklin and places sixth amongst women overall. Taylor Swift wins 17th US Top 10 single 'Love Me Like You Do' has been streamed 36 million times worldwide. Ellie Goulding breaks global streaming record 'Take Me to Church' takes on 'Love Me Like You Do' this Sunday. Hozier challenges Ellie Goulding for No. 1 The singer also calls Fifty Shades of Grey offensive" and "degrading". Paloma Faith criticises Swift trademark The star's new cut 'FourFiveSeconds' reaches the top spot. Rihanna claims Australian No.1 single 'Love Me Like You Do' is the UK's No.1 single for the second week running. Ellie Goulding stays top of UK singles chart Mark Ronson continues his reign with 'Uptown Funk' though. Ellie Goulding nabs second US Top 10 hit The singer spends a second week at the top with her Fifty Shades of Grey track. Ellie Goulding holds on to Irish No.1