Born Dec 25, 1971
Age 43
Hometown Kensington, London
Genres Pop music + Pop r...
Instruments Gibson J-200 + Re...
Performed With Dusted (Band) + F...
Record Label Sony Music Entert...
Height 5' 7" (170 cm)

Dido Florian Cloud de Bounevialle O'Malley Armstrong, known as Dido, is an English singer-songwriter. Dido shot to worldwide success with her debut album, No Angel. The album sold in excess of 21 million copies worldwide, and won several awards; including the MTV Europe Music Award for Best New Act, two NRJ Awards for Best New Act and Best Album, and two Brit Awards for Best British Female and Best Album.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Dido.


1971 Birth Dido was born at St Mary Abbots hospital in Kensington, London, on Christmas Day 1971. … Read More


1995 23 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1995, Dido began recording demo tracks which were put together on a collection entitled Odds & Ends and sent out by Nettwerk management. … Read More
1996 - 1998 2 More Events
1999 27 Years Old 1 More Event
No Angel was first released in 1999, and Dido toured extensively to promote the record.
2001 29 Years Old 1 More Event
American rapper Eminem helped introduce Dido to a US audience in 2001 when he received permission from Dido herself to sample the first verse of "Thank You" in his hit single "Stan". … Read More


2004 32 Years Old 1 More Event
…  After learning the guitar, she showcased her skills to audiences during her 2004 Life for Rent tour.
2005 33 Years Old 1 More Event
Also in 2005, Dido provided vocals for her brother's side project Dusted on the album Safe from Harm. … Read More
2008 36 Years Old In December 2008, Dido's Safe Trip Home song "Let's Do the Things We Normally Do", was criticised by Gregory Campbell, MP for East Londonderry and Minister for Sports, Arts and Leisure for Northern Ireland, for referencing lyrics from a song, "The Men Behind the Wire", which was written in the aftermath of the introduction of detention without trial for persons accused of being members of paramilitary groups. … Read More
2009 37 Years Old Shortly after the release of Safe Trip Home, Dido returned to the studio to start recording new material for inclusion on her fourth studio album. In July 2009, Dido said that the album would have an electronic approach, in an attempt to take it in a totally different direction to her previous albums.
2010 38 Years Old 1 More Event
In September 2010, Dido released the single "Everything to Lose" via digital download, following its appearance on the soundtrack of the film Sex and the City 2 (released in May 2010).
2011 39 Years Old In January 2011, Dido released "If I Rise", a collaboration with producer A.R. Rahman, for which an official music video was released. "If I Rise" was written for 127 Hours, a thriller film directed by Danny Boyle. … Read More


…  Dido made a comeback in 2013, releasing her fourth studio album Girl Who Got Away, which reached the Top 5 in the United Kingdom.
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