Dua Lipa

Dua Lipa (born 1995) is a British singer with Albanian and Kosovar origins, culturally and musically formed between London and Pristina.

She made her debut on the market in 2015 for Warner Records with the single Be the One, later included in her first album Dua Lipa from which two other successful singles were taken, New Rules and IDGAF.

A success was achieved by another song from this album, One Kiss, the result of a collaboration with disc jockey Calvin Harris and topped the charts in 2018. Future Nostalgia, her second studio album released at the end of March 2020, after just one week reached the top position of the British album chart, driven by the singles Don't Start Now, Physical, Break My Heart and Levitating.

During her career she has won several musical awards, among the most important of which are three Grammys, six BRIT Awards, two American Music Awards, two MTV Europe Music Awards and an MTV Video Music Award.

Dua Lipa said she learned to read and write Albanian later than English, and perfected her parents' language once at school in Pristina. She has always mentioned her Kosovar Albanian origins as an integral part of her culture. At the end of November 2022 she received the citizenship of Albania in Tirana, granted for artistic merits by the president of the country Bajram Begaj.