Lily Allen
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1985-05-02
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Lily Allen Biography (BBC)

Lily Rose Beatrice Cooper (née Allen; born 2 May 1985), known professionally as Lily Allen, is an English recording artist and actress. She is the daughter of Keith Allen and film producer Alison Owen. Allen abandoned school when she was 15 and concentrated on improving her performing and compositional skills. In 2005, she made some of her recordings public on Myspace and the publicity resulted in airplay on BBC Radio One and a contract with Regal Recordings.

Her first mainstream single, "Smile", reached the top position on the UK Singles Chart in July 2006. Her debut record, Alright, Still, was well received, selling over 2.6 million copies worldwide and brought Allen a nomination at the Grammy Awards, BRIT Awards and MTV Video Music Awards. She began hosting her own talk-show, Lily Allen and Friends, on BBC Three. Her second studio album, It's Not Me, It's You, saw a genre shift, having more of an electropop feel, rather than the ska and reggae influences of the first one. The album debuted at number one on the UK Albums Chart and the Australian ARIA Charts and was well received by critics, noting the singer's musical evolution and maturity. It spawned the hit singles "The Fear" and "F*** You", popular mostly in Europe. Allen and Amy Winehouse have been credited with starting a process that led to the media-proclaimed "year of the women" in 2009 that has seen five female artists making music of "experimentalism and fearlessness" nominated for the Mercury Prize.

(Biography from Wikipedia)




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Somewhere Only We Know
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Somewhere Only We Know
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Smile
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Smile
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Hard Out Here
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Hard Out Here
Professor Green
Just Be Good To Green (feat. Lily Allen)
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Past BBC Events

_Test Events: Live Version 2 Test
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Reading
2016-08-09T19:21:05
9
Aug
2016

_Test Events: Live Version 2 Test

09:00
Reading
Live Lounge: Lily Allen
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BBC Broadcasting House
2014-07-15T19:21:05
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15
Jul
2014
Live Lounge: Lily Allen

Live Lounge: Lily Allen

BBC Broadcasting House
Glastonbury: 2014
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Worthy Farm, Pilton
2014-06-26T19:21:05
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2014
Glastonbury: 2014

Glastonbury: 2014

12:00
Worthy Farm, Pilton
Radio 1's Big Weekend: Glasgow
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Glasgow
2014-05-23T19:21:05
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23
May
2014
Radio 1's Big Weekend: Glasgow

Radio 1's Big Weekend: Glasgow

18:00
Glasgow
Live Lounge: Lily Allen
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BBC Maida Vale Studios, London
2009-12-02T19:21:05
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2
Dec
2009
Live Lounge: Lily Allen

Live Lounge: Lily Allen

BBC Maida Vale Studios, London

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