British pop superstar Rita Ora has sold a staggering seven million singles, had 12 top ten singles (five of which received platinum status and five of which are gold certified) and a number 1 platinum-selling debut album all under her belt. She has cemented herself as one of the most successful UK pop acts of the last decade. Her return to music last year culminated in 1 billion streams and views worldwide and four globe-spanning smash hit singles.
Your Song became Ora's biggest hit around Europe and has been streamed millions of times around the world, Lonely Together her collaboration with Avicci released in August became a global top ten hit. Anywhere released last October hit number two in the UK and earlier this year, For You, a duet with Liam Payne, became her fourth top ten hit. The singles will all feature on Ora’s upcoming album due later this year. Girls, Ora’s latest hit single was released earlier this month during her European tour. The tour received rapturous reviews from critics and fans alike.
Since the #1 release of her 2012 debut album Ora, she has powered a wealth of iconic hits, from the Drake-penned R.I.P. to stand-alone smash I Will Never Let You Down (2014), and made alliances with both Charli XCX and Iggy Azalea. She has designed 15 best-selling collections for Adidas, collaborated on capsule collections for Tezenis, and become the Ambassador for Rimmel make-up. Ora has proved an international prime-time star onscreen, as the host of MTV’s EMAS in 2017, as a coach on BBC’s The Voice, a judge on The X Factor UK, and the host of VH1’s America’s Next Top Model. She has also won movie roles ranging from Fast And Furious 6 to Antoine Fuqua’s Southpaw and the Fifty Shades Of Grey trilogy (with director Sam Taylor-Johnston praising Ora as “a vivacious bubble of whirlwind energy." The President of Kosovo, Ora’s country of birth, awarded her honorary ambassador for raising awareness of the country.
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