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Dido Armstrong

Born: 1971 AD
Currently alive, at 43 years of age.

Nationality: English
Categories: Singer


1971 - Born on the 25th of December.

1995 - Dido began recording demo tracks, put together on a collection entitled Odds & Ends.

1999 - Dido was signed to, was sold to BMG records .

         - No Angel was first released and Dido toured extensively to promote the record.

2001 - No Angel went on to become the top-selling album of in the United Kingdom, debuting at, and returning to, #1 in the official UK albums chart many times throughout the year, spawning 2 top 10 hit singles, "Here With Me" and "Thank You," and a further top 20 hit, "Hunter".

         - Nominated for the MTV Video Music Award for Best Female Video – "Thank You"

         - Nominated for the MTV Video Music Awards for Best Video of the Year, Best Rap Video, Best Male Video, Best Directed Video and Best Cinematography.

2002 - Won the NRJ Award for Best Newcomer.

         - Won the NRJ Award for Best Album No Angel.

         - Won the BRIT Award for Best British Female Artist.

         - Won the BRIT Award for Best British Album – No Angel.

2003 - Nominated for the Grammy Award for Best Pop Vocal Performance, Female – "White Flag".

2004 - She learned to play the guitar as an adult, showcasing her skills to audiences during her Life For Rent tour. Prior to taking up music full-time, she worked as a literary agent, whilst studying a degree course in law at Birkbeck, University of London, which she never completed.

2005 - Dido was asked to perform at three of the Live 8 concerts on the 2nd of July performing in London, then at the Eden Project in Cornwall, before flying over to Paris, performing both solo and duetting with Youssou N'Dour.

         - Dido began recording her third solo album, experimenting with different sounds and producers, including Jon Brion in Los Angeles.

2007 - Dido has stated on her official website that the album.


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