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April 30, 2011
Singer Ellie Goulding had a huge performance on Friday evening: She performed Elton John's "Your Song" for Prince William and Kate Middleton's first dance as a married couple. Here are five interesting facts about this up-and-coming songstress:
1.) Goulding started learning how to play the clarinet at age 9 and the guitar at age 14.
2.) She loves to run, running nearly 6 miles a day and has even participated in a few marathons.
3.) Goulding dropped out of the University of Kent after two years to pursue her musical career
4.) Her single "Starry Eyes" peaked at number 4 on the UK Singles Chart.
5.) Goulding's cover of Elton John's "Your Song" reached number 2 on the UK Singles Chart.