Elena Jane Goulding
Elena Jane “Ellie” Goulding (born 30 December 1986) – is an English singer-songwriter. In 2010, she became the second artist to both top the BBC’s annual Sound of… poll and win the Critics' Choice Award at the Brit Awards in the same year, following Adele’s win of both in 2008. Originally her music incorporated elements of folk, pop, electronica, and folktronica.
In July 2009, Goulding signed with Polydor Records, and released her debut EP An Introduction to Ellie Goulding, later that year. Her debut single, “Under The Sheets” was then released in November.
In 2010 Goulding recorded and released her debut record Lights, which spawned four charting singles in the UK, the biggest of which “Starry Eyes” peaked at #4 in the UK and charted in many European countries and Australia.