With her new single “On My Mind” steadily moving up the charts, UK pop star Ellie Goulding is on pace to have a pop hit with her new album Delirium (iTunes), which has been released today. After breaking into the American market with the smash “Lights,” Goulding has become a mainstream staple. As if you need any more reasons to love Ellie, here’s 5 reasons why we’re gouldiggers!
In a world saturated with singers and musicians, its important to stand out. Thanks to her unique voice, Ellie has become one of the most recognizable voices on the radio. The interesting mix of her child-like vocal quality with breathy, dark tones makes her voice one to remember.
She performed at the royal wedding
While the rest of us could only see the royal wedding from our televisions, Ellie was up close and personal performing her famous cover of Elton John’s “Your Song” for Will & Kate’s first dance.
Instagram (so many kitties!)
With just over 7 million followers, Ellie keeps her fans up to date with performances, outfits, and of course her cats!
She plays multiple instruments
Ellie first learned how to play the clarinet at 9 years old at 14 she picked up the guitar and can be seen banging on the drums during live performances.
In 2013 she teamed up with Children In Need by singing on their official single “How Long Will I Love You” which went to number 3 on the UK charts. That same year she performed along acts like Beyoncé and Jennifer Lopez at Chime for Change, a global campaign to raise funds for girls and women around the world. A pop star that gives back, how can you not love her!
Make sure to purchase her new album Delirium on iTunes today!