49 Facts About Ellie Goulding

1. Elena Jane Ellie Goulding is an English singer and songwriter.

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2. Ellie Goulding's released her debut studio album, Lights, in 2010; it debuted at on the UK Albums Chart and has sold over 850,000 copies in the UK.

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3. Ellie Goulding released her third studio album, Delirium, in 2015, with "On My Mind" as the album's lead single.

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4. Ellie Goulding began playing the clarinet at age nine and learning guitar at age 14.

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5. Ellie Goulding's attended Lady Hawkins' High School in Kington, Herefordshire and, by the age of 15, started writing songs.

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6. Ellie Goulding's took A levels in English, Politics, Drama and Music, and passed the first 3 with "A" grades but failed music.

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7. Ellie Goulding became her manager and introduced her to the producer Starsmith, who would become her chief collaborator and the primary producer of Lights.

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8. Ellie Goulding's won the Critics' Choice Award at the 2010 Brit Awards, making her the second artist to win both in the same year.

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9. Ellie Goulding was featured on rapper Tinie Tempah's single "Wonderman" from his debut studio album Disc-Overy.

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10. Ellie Goulding toured in support of Lights and supported Passion Pit in March 2010 and John Mayer during his British tour in May 2010.

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11. Ellie Goulding's performed a set on 25 June at the Glastonbury Festival 2010 on the John Peel Stage.

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12. Ellie Goulding was on Rolling Stones annual hot list in February 2011.

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13. Ellie Goulding's appeared as the musical guest on the 700th episode of the Saturday Night Live, broadcast 7 May 2011 and hosted by Tina Fey.

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14. Ellie Goulding collaborated with American electronic artist and producer Skrillex on a song titled "Summit", included on his 2011 EP Bangarang.

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15. Ellie Goulding's travelled with Skrillex on his South American tour Ellie Goulding's headlined the 2011 Wakestock Festival in Wales, performing on 8 July.

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16. In 2012, Ellie Goulding appeared on "Fall into the Sky" from Zedd's debut album Clarity and on Calvin Harris's song "I Need Your Love" which is included on Halcyon and Harris's album 18 Months.

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17. On 10 July 2012, Ellie Goulding released a cover of Active Child's song "Hanging On", featuring Tinie Tempah, as a free download on her SoundCloud page.

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18. On 20 May 2013, Ellie Goulding announced she would embark on a seven-date tour in the UK during October that year.

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19. In June 2013, Ellie Goulding performed at previous festivals and concerts including RockNess festival in Inverness, Capital FM Summertime Ball and Firefly Music Festival at The Woodlands in Dover, Delaware.

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20. Ellie Goulding was performing at V Festival Chelmsford when news of her first UK broke; Rita Ora surprised Ellie Goulding with her Official Number 1 Award.

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21. On 9 September 2013, Ellie Goulding released a music video for "How Long Will I Love You" for the film About Time.

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22. Ellie Goulding appeared on the soundtrack for the film The Hunger Games: Catching Fire with the track "Mirror".

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23. On 15 October 2013, Ellie Goulding confirmed on Fearne Cotton's radio show that "How Long Will I Love You" would be the next single for BBC's Children in Need.

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24. On 3 February 2014, Ellie Goulding released a cover of the James Blake song "Life Round Here" featuring rapper Angel Haze through her SoundCloud page.

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25. On 19 February, Ellie Goulding won Best British Female Solo Artist at the 2014 Brit Awards.

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26. Ellie Goulding featured in Iggy Azalea's song "Heavy Crown", which was released on 21 November 2014 on Azalea's Reclassified, a reissue of her debut album The New Classic.

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27. In November 2014, Ellie Goulding announced that she was focusing on a third studio album.

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28. In early 2015, Ellie Goulding released the song "Love Me like You Do", which was featured in the soundtrack to the film Fifty Shades of Grey, adapted from the erotic novel of the same name.

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29. Ellie Goulding starred in the music video for Taylor Swift's song "Bad Blood", which was released in May 2015.

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30. In 2018, Ellie Goulding joined Tap Management after almost a decade with First Access Management.

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31. Ellie Goulding's said regarding the album, "It's very much written by me".

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32. On 13 March 2020, Ellie Goulding released the new single "Worry About Me" which was created in-collaboration with Blackbear.

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33. On 30 September, Ellie Goulding performed "Anything Could Happen" as part of the opening ceremony for Expo 2020, held in Dubai.

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34. On 19 June 2022, Ellie Goulding performed at Rock in Rio in Lisbon, Portugal.

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35. Ellie Goulding's expressed admiration for rappers Kanye West, Drake and Nicki Minaj.

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36. Ellie Goulding's stepped away from the electronic sound of her previous album and moved to a more tribal and anthemic sound containing a bit more piano and vocal.

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37. Ellie Goulding ran the inaugural Nike Women Half Marathon in Washington, DC on 28 April 2013, earning a time of 1:41:35.

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38. Ellie Goulding's dated English radio DJ Greg James in 2010.

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39. Ellie Goulding was in a relationship with Dougie Poynter of McFly between 2014 and 2016.

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40. The couple were married at York Minster on 31 August 2019 and Ellie Goulding was baptised in order to get married.

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41. In February 2021, Ellie Goulding announced that she and Jopling were expecting their first child.

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42. Ellie Goulding's spoke of an increased confidence within herself which reduces the nervous flutters she experiences.

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43. In 2010, Ellie Goulding participated in the Bupa Great North Run for the British Heart Foundation.

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44. On 1 June 2013, Ellie Goulding performed at Gucci's global concert event in London whose campaign "Chime for Change" aims to raise awareness of women's issues in terms of education, health and justice.

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45. On 24 December 2015, Ellie Goulding volunteered in central London at the Marylebone Project to help end homelessness and to assist in the elimination of the stereotype associated with the homeless population.

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46. Ellie Goulding's announced that she would join the foundation in 2018 as a Goodwill Ambassador.

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47. Ellie Goulding contributed her vocals to an advert for the British department store chain John Lewis in 2010.

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48. The John Lewis Christmas advert has become an annual tradition in British culture and one of the signals that the countdown to Christmas has begun in the UK, with Ellie Goulding performing "Your Song" for the store's 2010 campaign.

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49. Ellie Goulding is endorsing the Swiss shampoo Pantene Pro-V on television and on the official Pantene website under the tagline "Strong Is Beautiful".

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