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Duffy
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Duffy performing in July 2009
Background information
Birth name Aimee Anne Duffy
Born June 23, 1984 (1984-06-23) (age 37)
Bangor, Wales
Genres
Occupation(s)
  • Singer
  • songwriter
  • actress
Instruments Vocals
Years active 2004–2011
2015
2020
Labels

Aimee Anne Duffy (born 23 June 1984), known by her surname, is a Welsh singer, songwriter and actress. Her debut album, Rockferry, released in 2008, became the best-selling album in the United Kingdom that year and led to worldwide attention. It spawned the successful single "Mercy". In 2009, Duffy received the Grammy Award for Best Pop Vocal Album for Rockferry, one of three nominations, and won three out of four Brit Awards nominations, for British Breakthrough, Best British Female and Best British Album. In 2010, she made her acting debut in the film Patagonia and released her second studio album Endlessly to moderate success.

In February 2011, Duffy announced an indefinite hiatus from music. She briefly returned in 2015, appearing in the film Legend and contributing three songs to its soundtrack, but has yet to make a full return to music.

According to Duffy's official website she is currently signed to Universal Recording Group.

Albums

  • Rockferry (2008)
  • Endlessly (2010)
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