Dido: Where is the Music Star Today?

Dido performing at her first tour in 15 years to promoter her latest album Still On My Mind, Manchester, 2019
September 15, 2019 - 15:11 / Laura Pérez

The English music star Dido has released five albums in the past decades, being Still on My Mind the most recent one, released only a couple of months ago. She is currently touring across Latin America and Europe, and we couldn't be any happier about her return to stages!

You probably know her as Dido, but the singer's beautiful full name is Dido Florian Cloud de Bounevialle O'Malley Armstrong. The music star was born in Kensington, England, in 1971 and has been active in the music industry for more than two decades. She came to prominence especifically in the late 1990's after releasing her first album No Angel in 1999, which features some of her most popular songs like Here With Me and Thank Youwhich was sampled by the American rapper Eminem in his song Stana collaboration with her.

In 2003 Dido released her second album Life for Rent and continued her success with top tracks like White FlagHer first two albums are among the best-selling albums in UK chart history, as well as in the top 10 best-selling albums of the 2000's, also in the UK. Dido's third album Safe Trip Home was released five years later -in 2008- and although it was positively received, it was not commercially successful as her previous works.

Dido at Clive Davis Annual Pre Grammy Party, Beverly Hills, California, 2006

What is the music star Dido doing today?

At some point of her career, the MTV Europe Music award-winner took a break in order to raise her son, but made a comeback in 2013 and released her fourth album Girl Who Got Awayand reappeared on stage reuniting with Eminem at the 2013 Reading and Leeds Festival.

Only a couple of months ago -in March 2019- Dido released her most recent album Still on My Mindand surprised all of her fans all over the world by announcing her first tour in 15 years in support of her new work! Her upcoming tour dates include performances across Latin America in Argentina, Brazil, and Mexico, as well as in Europe in Switzerland, Poland, Germany, France, Belgium, Netherlands, Ireland, and the United Kingdom.

Dido performing at "Live 8 London", 2005

Five interesting facts about the English singer Dido

-Her name makes reference to an African warrior queen

-Although Dido was raised without television, she actually appeared on screen! She served as an advisor to coach Danny O'Donoghue in the reality television show The Voice UK

-She was born in England but considers herself Irish, and even though she was born on December 25, she celebrates her birthday on June 25

-Did you know that she co-wrote Britney Spears' number one song I'm Not a Girl, Not Yet a Woman? 

-She has been married to the English author Rohan Gavin since 2010; together they have a son named Stanley, and despite rumors, she has said she didn't name him in honor to her song Stan with Eminem