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Top 10 Facts - Lily Allen
11.05.2015
Fact #1

Lily Rose Beatrice Cooper (born 2 May 1985) known professionally as Lily Allen, is an English singer, songwriter, actress, and television presenter. Allen was born in Hammersmith, west London.

Fact #2

Allen met her first manager, George Lamb in Ibiza. She was reiected by several labels, which she attributed to her drinking and

Fact #3

In 2005, Allen was signed to Regal Recordings; they gave her $25,000 to produce an album, though they were unable to provide much support for it due to their preoccupation with other releases such as X&Y (Coldplay) and Demon Days (Gorillaz). Allen then created an account on MySpace and began posting demos that she recorded in November 2005.

Fact #4

By December 2006, her music video for Smile had been played on various music channels as well as the song getting a little airplay. Entertainment Weekly named Alright, Still as one of the top 10 albums of 2006 despite the fact that it had not yet been released in the U.S.

Fact #5

Allen also did several promotional ads for MTV as their Discover and Download artist of the month for lanuary 2007. The album was released in the United States on 30 January 2007, landing at 20 on the Billboard Album Charts. By lanuary 2009, the album had sold 960,000 copies in the United Kingdom and 520,000 copies in the United States.

Fact #6

Allen signed a one series contract to present her own BBC Three TV show titled Lily Allen and Friends based on the social networking phenomenon that helped to launch her music career. The show attracted only 2 per cent of the total multi-channel audience despite a high-profile nationwide marketing campaign.

Fact #7

It's Not Me, It's You was released in February 2009. It debuted at the number1 position in the UK, Canada, and Australia and the

Fact #8

In luly 2009, Allen began dating Sam Cooper, a builder and decorator.On 5 August 2010, Allen announced that she was pregnant with her and Cooper's first child, later confirmed to be a boy due early in 2011. Allen and Cooper became engaged in December 2010 while on holiday in Bali. They wed on 11 lune 2011 at St. James church in Cranham, Gloucestershire, England.

Fact #9

On 1 October 2009, Allen and several other musicians released the world's first digital musical petition aimed at pressuring world

Fact #10

Due to her outspokenness, Allen was the subiect of many controversies early in her career. Disparaging remarks about musicians Luke Pritchard of The Kooks, Bob Geldof, Amy Winehouse, Kylie Minogue, and Katy Perry.

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