Lana Del Rey

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Lana Del Rey
Lana Del Rey attendin the 2013 Echo Awards.
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Birth name Elizabeth Woolridge Grant
Eikname Lana Rey Del Mar, Lizzy Grant, Lana Del Ray,
May Jailer, Sparkle Jump Rope Queen
Born 21 Juin 1986 (1986-06-21) (age 28)
New York City, New York, U.S.
Oreegin Lake Placid, New York, U.S.
Genres Alternative rock, pop, trip hop
Occupations Sangster-sangwriter, muisicker, model
Instruments Vocals, guitar
Years active 2005–present
Labels Interscope, Polydor, Stranger
Wabsteid lanadelrey.com

Elizabeth Woolridge Grant (born 21 Juin 1986),[1] kent bi her stage name Lana Del Rey, is a Grammy-nominatit [2] American sangster-sangwriter. Del Rey stairtit writin at the age o 18[3] an she signed her first recordin contract when she wis 22 years auld wi 5 Points Records in 2007,[4] releasin her first digital album Lana Del Ray a.k.a. Lizzy Grant in Januar 2010. Del Rey bocht hersel oot o the contract wi 5 Points Records in Apryle 2010.[4][5] She signed a joint contract wi Interscope, Polydor, an Stranger Records in Julie 2011.[5]

efter she released her debut single "Video Games" in Juin 2011, a muisic video creatit bi Del Rey for the sang wis postit on YouTube in August 2011. Efter the sang became a viral internet hit wi ower 20 million views, her seicont studio album, Born to Die, wis released in Januar 2012. The album haes sauld ower 5 million copies warldwide tae date, an wis the fift best-sellin album o 2012.[6][7] Chairtin athort Europe, this album spawned numerous top ten hits, includin the title track "Born to Die", "Blue Jeans", and "Summertime Sadness."

Wi the release o her third EP, Paradise, Del Rey spawned her seicont top ten album in the Unitit States, debutin at nummer 10 on the Billboard 200 wi 67,000 copies sauld in its first week. Tae date, her discografie includes twa full-lenth studio albums, three EPs, seiven singles, an aicht muisic videos. A acclaimit muisicker an cinematographer, she haes wan the Q Award for "Best New Thing", a GQ Award for "Woman of the Year", a BRIT Award for "International Breakthrough Act" an anither for "International Pop Female Solo Artist", an a EMA for "Best Alternative Act".

Del Rey's muisic haes been notit for its cinematic soond an its references tae various aspects o pop cultur, pairticularly that o the 1950s an 1960s Americana. The sangster haes describit hersel as a "self-styled gangsta Nancy Sinatra." Before signing tae a major record label, Del Rey providit sole production of her music videos. Musically, she draws influence from what she deems to be the masters of each genre, including Elvis Presley, Amy Winehouse, Janis Joplin, Nirvana, Eminem, Bruce Springsteen, an Britney Spears, as well as frae poetry an film noir.[8]

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  1. "Born on 21 June Many happy returns to those born on 21 June - Lana Del Rey, Prince William, Juliette Lewis, Michel François Platini, Jean-Paul Sartre". vogue.it. "Lana Del Rey (New York, 21 June 1986) - Singer-songwriter." ; Suzy Byrne. "5 Things To Know About Lana Del Rey (Other Than She Was The Controversial Musical Guest On Last Weekend's SNL)". Glamour Magazine. "3. She's a Gemini. She was born June 21, 1986" ; "Lana Del Rey". Glamour Magazine. ; "Lana Del Rey Biography". Allmusic. ; "Lana Del Rey." Gale Biography in Context. Detroit: Gale, 2012. Biography In Context. Web. July 15, 2013.; "Lana Del Rey." Contemporary Musicians. Vol. 76. Detroit: Gale, 2013. Biography In Context. Web. July 15, 2013.; BIBBY SOWRAY (February 10, 2012). "WHO'S WHO Lana Del Rey". Vogue Magazine. ; "LANA DEL REY". fashiontv.com. "PROFILE Birth date: June 21, 1986 Country: United States" 
  2. "56th Annual GRAMMY Awards Nominees". Grammy.com. The Recording Academy. Retrieved 7 December 2013. 
  3. Savage, Mark (January 27, 2012). "lana-del-rey-BBC-profile-piece-interview-cut-offs, BBC-profile-piece-interview". Retrieved August 3, 2012. 
  4. 4.0 4.1 "lana-del-rey-5-points-records-interview". January 30, 2012. Retrieved August 3, 2012. 
  5. 5.0 5.1 "billboard_cover_story-interview". January 14, 2012. Retrieved August 3, 2012. 
  6. "Lana Del Rey Breaks Into The Top 10 - San Francisco Business Times". Bizjournals.com. 2013-09-03. Retrieved 2013-09-24. 
  7. "IFPI Digital Music Report 2013 (Page 11)". San Francisco Business Times. Retrieved 2013-09-24. 
  8. Kaufman, Gil. (February 2, 2012) Lana Del Rey 'Compelled' By Britney Spears - Music, Celebrity, Artist News. MTV.com. Retrieved on May 12, 2013.

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