Dua Lipa (; Albanian pronunciation: [ˈdua ˈlipa]; born 22 August 1995) is an English singer and songwriter. After working as a model, she signed with Warner Bros. Records in 2014 and released her eponymous debut album in 2017. The album peaked at number three on the UK Albums Chart, and yielded eight singles, including "Be the One", "IDGAF", and the UK number-one single "New Rules", which also peaked at number six in the US. The album has achieved platinum status worldwide. In 2018, Lipa won the Brit Awards for best British Female Solo Artist and British Breakthrough Act.
Her 2018 single "One Kiss" with Calvin Harris peaked at number one in the UK and became the longest-running number-one single for a female artist in 2018. It won her the 2019 Brit Award for Song of the Year. In 2019, she won the Grammy Award for Best New Artist, and her Silk City-collaboration "Electricity" won the Grammy Award for Best Dance Recording. Her second studio album, Future Nostalgia (2020), received critical acclaim and garnered her six Grammy nominations, including Album of the Year, Record of the Year and Song of the Year. It became her first UK number-one album, with four top-ten singles including "Physical" and "Break My Heart". Its lead single "Don't Start Now" peaked at number two in the UK and US, and number four on the US Hot 100 year-ender chart, becoming the most successful 2020 song by a female artist in the US. The single "Levitating" peaked in the top-five in the US and UK.
Lipa has received multiple accolades, including two Grammy Awards, three Brit Awards, two MTV Europe Music Awards, one MTV Video Music Award, and an American Music Award. In 2020, Billboard honoured Lipa with the Powerhouse Award, awarded to the act whose music dominated in their respective year thru streaming, sales, and radio. In 2021, Lipa was included on Time's 100 Next list about the future 100 most influential people in the world.