Ellie Goulding is a British singer-songwriter. Born in Hereford, she grew up in Kington, Herefordshire and currently lives in London.
Touring since 2008 she released her debut single "Under The Sheets" on November 16th 2009. The track was produced by Starsmith, who she has been working with since the very beginning of her career. Her debut album will be released on the 1st of March 2010 and is named Lights.
She recently won the Brits 'Critics Choice' Award, an award which has previously been given to acts such as Adele and Florence + The Machine. On Friday, 8th January 2010, she topped the BBC Sound of 2010 music list which is seen as an accurate showcase for rising stars for the coming year. Previously tipped artists include the likes of Florence + The Machine, 50 Cent and MGMT.