9 Facts You Need to Know About Dua Lipa

The essential facts you need to know about pop royalty Dua Lipa

1. Dua Lipa is her REAL name

Nope, it’s not just a super cool popstar alter ego, Dua Lipa is her real name (pronounced Doer Leaper)

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2. Her favourite food is chips!

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3. She learnt how to be a singer from her Dad!

Dua’s father, Dukagjin Lipa is a rock musician himself

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4. She grew up in Kosovo and London

She grew up in both Pristina, the capital of Kosovo and London but at 15 she decided to stay put in London to concentrate on her singing career. She feels very proud to be from both places.

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5. She was told she couldn’t sing at age 11!

Her school choir told Dua that she couldn’t sing and her voice was too low … tell that to all her fans! 

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6. Her song, New Rules, has over 475 million views on YouTube!

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7. She was just won a BBC Radio 1 Teen Award!

New Rules was voted Best Single, congrats!

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8. She’s got more than 18 MILLION monthly listeners on Spotify

Her mum must be listening 24/7!

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9. She's great at Halloween!

Can you give us some costume tips Dua?

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