Ellie Goulding , born December 30, 1986 in Hereford, Herefordshire, is an English singer-songwriter and guitarist.
She became famous after winning the Critics Choice Award at the 2010 BRIT on the BBC channel in 2010. After signing with Polydor Records in 2009, Ellie has released her first studio album, Lights, in 2010. In France, she is best known for her single Starry Eyed . This title has been hugely successful on the Internet, particularly on YouTube, and was the most remixed after the title of Ke $ ha Tik Tok. She made two featurings with the Scottish Calvin Harris with I Need Your Love in 2013 and Outside in 2014. In 2013, his song " lang = "en"> Mirror is in Hunger Games: The Embrasement then Beating Heart for Divergent early 2014, in 2015, she will also make the song Love Me Like You Do for the film Fifty Shades of Gray. Ellie Goulding fans are called " Goulddiggers ".
Elena Jane Goulding was born in Hereford, West of England. His parents are Arthur and Tracey Goulding (nee Clark) and Ellie is the second of four children (including a big brother and two little sisters). She studied at Lady Hawkins School in Kingston, Herefordshire and Hereford Sixth Form College, and at Kent University, where she was offered a sabbatical year to pursue her career.
Ellie Goulding started playing clarinet and guitar and writing her own pop music at the age of nine. By studying theater at university and being exposed to electronic music, she developed her style with the help of Frankmusik on the song Wish I Stayed, and later with Starsmith, who became her chief collaborator and the lead producer of his first album, Lights. All this meant that she left the university after two years of study, through an arrangement with her guardians, and moved to West London.