Thursday, February 29, 2024

Dua Lipa in “Rolling Stone”

“Houdini” singer, songwriter and actress Dua Lipa, aka 'Mermaid Barbie' in director Greta Gerwig's "Barbie" movie, and co-star of the feature “Argylle”, poses for the February 2024 issue of Rolling Stone magazine, photographed by Michael Bailey-Gates:

'...Lipa worked as a model before signing a recording contract with Warner Bros. Records in 2014. She rose to prominence with her  debut album in 2017. Lipa's second album, "Future Nostalgia" (2020), became her first UK number-one album. 

"Its lead single, "Don't Start Now", also was the year's most commercially successful song by a female artist in the US, ranking in the top-ten of the 'Billboard Hot 100' year-end chart. 

"Follow-up singles, 'Physical', 'Break My Heart' and 'Levitating'  were successful, with the latter song topping the Hot 100's year-end chart in 2021. 'Future Nostalgia' received the 'Brit Award' for 'British Album of the Year' and the 'Grammy Award' for 'Best Pop Vocal Album'. 

"Both of Lipa's albums are the most-streamed female albums on Spotify…

“…with over 10 billion streams each.

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