English singer and songwriter Ellie Goulding initiated a professional career in music in 2009. This songstress hails from Hereford, a city in the county of Herefordshire.
Goulding landed her first record deal in 2009 after she was signed onto the German-British record company, Polydor Records.
Through the above-mentioned record label, the singer released her first full-length album titled “Lights”. This record was released to great commercial success, as it landed atop the official albums chart in the United Kingdom.
The Hereford native continued to release several more chart-topping projects including her second album, “Halcyon”, which also peaked at number 1 in the United Kingdom and number 9 in the US.
What Style is Ellie Goulding?
Goulding’s musical career is best characterized by various genres, such as:
- Indie pop
The below compilation includes some of Goulding’s finest tracks:
“Miracle” (with Calvin Harris)
In 2016, the English singer achieved a significant milestone when she received her first Grammy nomination. It was in the “Best Pop Solo Performance” category, and for one of her most-appreciated songs, “Love Me Like You Do”. In the end, the song “Thinking Out Loud” by Ed Sheeran emerged winner of said accolade.