Katie Melua

Born Sep 16, 1984

Ketevan "Katie" Melua is a Georgian-born British singer, songwriter and musician. She moved to Northern Ireland at the age of eight and then to England at fourteen. Melua is signed to the small Dramatico record label, under the management of composer Mike Batt, and made her musical debut in 2003. In 2006, she was the United Kingdom's best-selling female artist and Europe's highest selling European female artist.… Read More

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  • Katie Melua: 'success Is Addictive'
    Huffington Post - Oct 13, 2016
  • ‘Sorry For The Lighthouse Family!’ Council Pays To Upgrade Its ‘On Hold’ Music
    Boston Standard - Sep 23, 2013
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    Katie Melua Weds
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    Songbird Katie Melua Lays Bare Trauma Of Her Breakdown
    Belfast Telegraph - May 13, 2012


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1984 Birth Born on September 16, 1984.
1993 8 Years Old In 1993, in the aftermath of the Georgian Civil War, the family moved to Belfast, Northern Ireland, where her father took up a position at the Royal Victoria Hospital. … Read More


2000 15 Years Old Due to her upbringing in politically unstable Georgia and troubled Belfast, Melua initially planned to become either a historian or a politician. This changed in 2000, at the age of fifteen, when Melua took part in a talent competition on British television channel ITV called "Stars Up Their Noses" (a spoof of Stars in Their Eyes) as part of the children's programme Mad for It. … Read More
…  Melua is signed to the small Dramatico record label, under the management of composer Mike Batt, and made her musical debut in 2003. … Read More


…  Then in March 2005, Melua sang "Too Much Love Will Kill You" with Brian May at the 46664 concert in George, South Africa for Nelson Mandela's HIV charity. … Read More
2006 21 Years Old 1 More Event
…  Melua embarked on a concert tour in support of Piece by Piece, the UK leg of which started in Aberdeen, Scotland on 20 January 2006.
Melua appeared in a segment of the 2007 film Grindhouse, written by Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez. … Read More
2012 27 Years Old In January 2012, Melua confirmed her engagement to World Superbike racer James Toseland. The couple married on 1 September 2012 in the Nash Conservatory at the Royal Botanic Gardens in London.
2013 28 Years Old 1 More Event
Melua's sixth studio album, Ketevan, was released on 16 September 2013. … Read More


2016 31 Years Old Melua's seventh album, In Winter, will be released on 14 October 2016. … Read More
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