Dido (sangster)

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Dido
Birth name Florian Cloud de Bounevialle Armstrong
Born (1971-12-25) 25 December 1971 (age 47)
Kensington, Lunnon, Ingland, UK
Genres Pop
Instruments
  • Vocals
  • piano
  • guitar
  • drums
Years active 1995–present
Labels
Associate acts
Wabsteid www.didomusic.com
Notable instruments
Gibson J-200

Dido Florian Cloud de Bounevialle O'Malley Armstrong[2] (/ˈdd/; born 25 Dizember 1971), kent as Dido, is a Inglis sangster-sangwriter. Dido attained internaitional success wi her debut album No Angel (1999). The album sauld ower 21 million copies warldwide,[3] an wan several awairds; includin the MTV Europe Music Award for Best New Act, twa NRJ Awards for Best New Act an Best Album, an twa Brit Awards for Best British Female an Best Album. Her next album Life for Rent (2003), continued her success wi the hit singles "White Flag" and "Life for Rent".

Dido's first twa albums are amang the best-sellin albums in UK Chart history, an baith are in the top 10 best-sellin albums o the 2000s in the UK.[4] Her third studio album Safe Trip Home (2008), receivit creetical acclaim but failed tae duplicate the commercial success o her previous efforts.[5] She wis nominatit for a Academy Award for the sang "If I Rise".[6] Dido wis rankit No. 98 on the Billboard chairt o the top Billboard 200 airtists o the 2000s (2000–2009) based on the success o her albums in the first decade o the 21st century.[7] Dido made a comeback in 2013, releasin her fowert studio album Girl Who Got Away, which reached the Top 5 in the Unitit Kinrick.

Personal life[eedit | eedit soorce]

Efter releasin No Angel in 1999, an efter hintle time spent promotin the album, Dido breuk up wi her fiancé, enterteenment lawyer Bob Page, efter a seiven-year relationship.[8] Dido is marriet tae Rohan Gavin. They hae ane son, Stanley, who wis born in Julie 2011.[9][10]

Awairds an nominations[eedit | eedit soorce]

Year Awaird Category Nominee Result
2001 MTV Video Music Awards Best Female Video "Thank You" Nominatit
Best Video of the Year "Stan" Nominatit
Best Rap Video Nominatit
Best Male Video Nominatit
Best Directed Video Nominatit
Best Cinematography Nominatit
MTV Europe Music Awards MTV Europe Music Award for Best New Act Wan
MTV Europe Music Award for Best Female Nominatit
MTV Europe Music Award for Best Album No Angel Nominatit
MTV Europe Music Award for Best Song "Stan" Nominatit
BRIT Awards Best British Female Artist Nominatit
Blockbuster Entertainment Awards Favorite Female: New Artist Nominatit
IFPI Hong Kong Top Sales Music Awards Top 10 Best Selling Foreign Albums No Angel Wan
2002 ASCAP Pop Music Awards Song of the Year "Thank You" Wan
NRJ Awards Best Newcomer Wan
Best Album No Angel Wan
BRIT Awards Best British Female Artist Wan
Best British Album No Angel Wan
Best British Video "Thank You" Nominatit
World Music Awards World's Best-Selling British Artist Wan
World's Best-Selling Pop Female Artist Wan
World's Best-Selling Adult Contemporary Artist Wan
Meteor Ireland Music Awards Best International Female Nominatit
2003 World Music Awards Best British Pop/Rock Female Artist Nominatit
IFPI Hong Kong Top Sales Music Awards Top 10 Best Selling Foreign Albums Life for Rent Wan
2004 Ivor Novello Awards International Hit of the Year "White Flag" Wan
Best Song Musically and Lyrically Nominatit
Grammy Awards Best Female Pop Vocal Performance Nominatit
MTV Europe Music Awards Best Album Life for Rent Nominatit
BRIT Awards Best British Female Artist Wan
Best British Single "White Flag" Wan
MasterCard British Album Life for Rent Nominatit
NRJ Awards Best International Artist Wan
Best Album Life for Rent Wan
World Music Awards UK's Best-Selling Artist Wan
2005 International Dance Music Awards Best Dance Artist Solo Nominatit
The Groovevolt Music and Fashion Awards Best Album: Female Life for Rent Nominatit
2007 ASCAP Awards UK Award ASCAP Wan
2010 Songwriter of The Year Wan
Grammy Awards Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical Safe Trip Home Nominatit
Brit Awards 2010 BRITs Album of 30 Years No Angel Nominatit
Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards 2010 Best Song "If I Rise" Wan
Houston Film Critics Society Awards 2010 Best Original Song Nominatit
Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards 2010 Best Song Nominatit
Satellite Awards 2010 Best Original Song Nominatit
Academy Awards 2010 Best Original Song Nominatit
Denver Film Critics Society Award 2010 Best Song Wan

Discografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

Main airticle: Dido discografie

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "RCA's Peter Edge, Tom Corson on the Shuttering of Jive, J and Arista". Billboard.biz. 7 October 2011. Retrieved 31 December 2011. 
  2. Sharon Osbourne interviews Dido (16 October 2003). The Sharon Osbourne Show. It's Dido Florian Cloud de Bounevialle O'Malley Armstrong  when asked tae say her real name.
  3. Paphides, Peter (25 March 2005). "Music to watch girls by". London: Times Newspapers, Ltd. Retrieved 15 May 2008. 
  4. The 20 Biggest Selling Albums of the 21st century Music Week. Retrieved 19 August 2011[deid airtin]
  5. Adrian Thrills (17 February 2011). "It's Dido's time to rise again". London: Daily Mail. Retrieved 6 March 2011. Safe Trip Home, regarded by many as her best set of songs to date 
  6. "83rd Academy Award nominees". Oscars.org. Retrieved 16 January 2012. 
  7. Billboard 200 Artists Billboard. Retrieved 19 August 2011[deid airtin]
  8. Nadia Cohen. "Dido cancels her wedding". TV & Showbiz. London: Daily Mail. Retrieved 19 October 2008. 
  9. "Dido | GB | News | News | A note from Dido". Didomusic.com. 6 February 2011. Retrieved 31 December 2011. [deid airtin]
  10. Todd, Ben; Neville, Simon (24 December 2011). "Dido gives birth to son Stanley | Mail Online". London: Dailymail.co.uk. Retrieved 31 December 2011. 

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