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Lily Allen posts nearly-naked photo on Instagram

Lily Allen posts nearly-naked photo on Instagram

LONDON, April 7 (UPI) -- Lily Allen caused controversy over the weekend after she posted a nearly-naked photo of herself on her Instagram.
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Vogue editor: Readers don't want 'real person' on magazine cover

Vogue editor: Readers don't want 'real person' on magazine cover

LONDON, March 17 (UPI) -- The editor of the British edition of Vogue said readers do not want to see a "real person" on the cover of the fashion magazine.
Lily Allen rejects 'Hard Out Here' racism claims

Lily Allen rejects 'Hard Out Here' racism claims

Nov. 13 (UPI) -- Lilly Allen made waves with her brand new video, the racy and intentionally shocking "Hard Out Here," returning fire against accusations of racism.
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Singer Lily Allen gives birth to second daughter

Singer Lily Allen gives birth to second daughter

LONDON, Jan. 10 (UPI) -- British singer Lily Allen has given birth to her second daughter, People.com reported Thursday.
Lily Allen is pregnant again

Lily Allen is pregnant again

LONDON, July 9 (UPI) -- British pop star Lily Allen, mother of an 8-month-old daughter, is pregnant with her second child, sources told the Sunday Mirror in London.
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Lily Allen recording new album

Lily Allen recording new album

LONDON, June 21 (UPI) -- British pop singer Lily Allen announced via Twitter she is working on a new album.
'Love' remains atop the U.S. record chart

'Love' remains atop the U.S. record chart

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 22 (UPI) -- Rihanna's "We Found Love" featuring Calvin Harris is No. 1 on the U.S. record chart for an eighth week, Billboard.com reported Thursday.
'Love' still reigns on U.S. record chart

'Love' still reigns on U.S. record chart

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 15 (UPI) -- Rihanna's "We Found Love" featuring Calvin Harris is No. 1 on the U.S. record chart for a seventh week, Billboard.com reported Thursday.

Lily Allen gives birth to daughter

LONDON, Nov. 26 (UPI) -- Friends of British pop singer Lily Allen took to Twitter Friday to congratulate her on the birth of her first child, a daughter.
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Lily Allen gives birth to a daughter

Lily Allen gives birth to a daughter

LONDON, Nov. 25 (UPI) -- British recording star Lily Allen gave birth to a daughter Friday, The Daily Mail reported.
Lily Allen gets married, reveals pregnancy

Lily Allen gets married, reveals pregnancy

CRANHAM, England, June 12 (UPI) -- Newlywed British singer Lily Allen is also a mother to be, her husband announced at their wedding reception Sunday.
Lily Allen starts up record label

Lily Allen starts up record label

LONDON, Jan. 21 (UPI) -- Lily Allen has started up a new Sony Music record label called In the Name Of, the British pop star's representatives confirmed.
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Lily Rose Beatrice Allen (born 2 May 1985) is an English recording artist and talk show host. She is the daughter of actor and musician Keith Allen and film producer Alison Owen. In her teenage years, her musical tastes evolved from glam rock to alternative. Allen abandoned school and concentrated on improving her performing and compositional skills. Afterwards, she created several demo songs, and near the end of 2005, she created a profile on MySpace, where she made some of her recordings public.

A contract was signed with the label Regal Recordings, as the views on MySpace rose to tens of thousands. In 2006, she began to work on completing what would be her first studio album and its first mainstream single "Smile" reached the top position on the UK Singles Chart in July 2006. Her debut record, Alright, Still, was well received on the international market, selling over 2.6 million copies and brought Allen a nomination at the Grammy Awards, BRIT Awards and MTV Video Music Awards. She then began hosting her own talk-show, Lily Allen and Friends, on BBC Three.

Her second major album release, It's Not Me, It's You, saw a genre shift for her, having more of an electropop feel, rather than the ska and reggae influences of the first one. The album debuted at number one on the UK Albums Chart and the Australian ARIA Charts and was appreciated by the critics, noting the singer's musical evolution and maturity. It spawned the hit singles "The Fear" and "Fuck You", popular mostly in Europe. Allen and Amy Winehouse have been credited with starting a process that led to the media-proclaimed "year of the women" in 2009 that has seen five female artists making music of "experimentalism and fearlessness" long nominated for the Mercury Prize. In September 2009, Allen stated that she sees no way that she could ever make a profit making new records. In August she announced her pregnancy and began a hiatus. During autumn 2010, Allen opened a fashion rental shop "Lucy in Disguise" with her sister Sarah and for the second time had a pregnancy not come to term. In 2011 Allen launched her own record label.

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