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Lily Allen in 2014
|Birth name||Lily Rose Beatrice Allen|
|Also known as||Lily Rose Cooper (married name)|
|Born||2 May 1985
Hammersmith, London, England
|Associated acts||Professor Green|
She made her first album, called Alright, Still in 2006. It came out in the United States in early 2007. Four singles were released from the album. The first single, "Smile" was No.1 in the UK. It was the eleventh best selling single of 2006 there. The second single was "LDN".
In 2008 she presented a talk show called Lily Allen and Friends on BBC Three.
Her most recent album, It's Not Me, It's You was released in February 2009.
"Not Fair" reached No.4 in the UK, but it was more popular in other countries.
"22" was released 24 August 2009.
In 2009 she was in an episode of Neighbors.
In 2010 "Just Be Good to Green" was released as a single by Professor Green. Allen sung on the song. It reached number five in the UK Singles Chart.
When Allen toured the United States in 2007, the American group Domino (Domino Kirke, and guitarist Jordan Galland) opened for her.
In July 2013 she sung on Pink's single "True Love".
In November 2013 Allen recorded a cover of Keane's "Somewhere Only We Know" for the Christmas advert for John Lewis. It reached No.1 in the UK and Ireland. On 12 November 2013, Allen released a video for her first song that wasn't a cover version since 2009, "Hard Out Here". It got 2.2 million views in two days. The single reached number nine in the UK. Her next album will be released in 2014. A new song called "L8 CMMR" was released on the soundtrack to the second season of Girls. On 2 March Allen's next single "Air Balloon" was released.
From 2007 to 2008 Lily dated with musician Ed Simons. In January 2008 Allen miscarried their child at 2 months of pregnancy.
On 11 June 2011 Lily married to her boyfriend of 2 years, businessman Sam Cooper. In November 2010, at age 25, Lily gave birth to their stillborn son. On 25 November 2011, at age 26, Allen gave birth to their daughter, named Ethel Mary Cooper. She gave birth to another daughter, Marnie Rose, in January 2013.
Allen has been nominated for four BRIT Awards, but did not win any of them:
- 2007, Best British Single: "Smile"
- 2007, Best British Album: Alright, Still
- 2007, Best British Female
- 2007, Best British Breakthrough Act: "Smile"
- 2007, Worst Dressed (won)
- 2007, Best Solo Artist (Nominated)
- 2007, Sexiest Woman (Nominated)
- 2007, Best Album: Alright, Still (Nominated)
MTV Video Awards
- 2007, Best New Artist (Nominated)
- 1998 - Elizabeth (Lady in Waiting)
- 2006 - Alright, Still
- 2009 - It's Not Me, It's You
- 2014 - Sheezus
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|"Drivin' me wild" (with Common)||56||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||63||Finding Forever|
|2008||"The Fear"||1||5||14||17||3||—||—||33||80||21||It's Not Me, It's You|
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