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Dido

Singer + Musician + Songwriter
Female
Born Dec 25, 1971
Age 42
Hometown Kensington, London
Net Worth $30 Million
Genres Trip hop + Altern...
Instruments Drum kit + Singin...
Performed With Faithless + Siste...
Record Label Sony Music Entert...

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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  • Dear Diary: Going On Record, Dido Opens Up With Greatest Hits
    Huffington Post - Nov 19, 2013
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    Yahoo News - Nov 12, 2013
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    Barneys And Macy's Racial Discrimination Cases Stir Talk Of 'Shopping While Black'
    Huffington Post - Oct 29, 2013
  • Talk Talk Urges Action On Suicide Sites
    Guardian (UK) - Sep 03, 2013

Timeline

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CHILDHOOD

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

TWENTIES

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.
2000 28 Years Old American rapper Eminem helped introduce Dido to a US audience in 2000 when he received permission from Dido herself to sample the first verse of "Thank You" in his hit single "Stan". … Read More

THIRTIES

2004 32 Years Old Following her sold-out world tour of 2004, Dido was asked to perform at three of the Live 8 concerts on 2 July 2005—performing in London, then at the Eden Project in Cornwall, before flying over to Paris, performing both solo ("White Flag") and duetting with Youssou N'Dour ("Thank You" and "Seven Seconds").
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 1 More Event
On 22 August 2008, Dido's official website confirmed that the album was to be entitled Safe Trip Home, with the official release date of 17 November 2008. … Read More
2009 37 Years Old Dido began recording her fourth studio album just months after releasing Safe Trip Home. In July 2009, she claimed that the album, which is untitled, will have an electronic approach, in an attempt to take a totally different direction to her previous albums. … Read More
2010 38 Years Old Also in 2010, Dido appears on the score of 127 Hours, a thriller film directed by Danny Boyle. … Read More
In 2011, after recording "If I Rise", A.R. Rahman tied up with Dido for the official music video of the song. … Read More
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