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Dua Lipa confesses the difficulties of emigration: I was a child when I left alone for London

Dua Lipa confesses the difficulties of emigration: I was a child when I left

Dua Lipa has spoken about her experience of moving to London after leaving Kosovo alone at the age of 15. In the famous British show "The Graham Norton Show", i Dua has shown how he really felt at the time when he returned to being single.

"I returned to London from Kosovo only when I was 15 years old because there were more opportunities in music in London. It was a good time,"  said Dua.

Asked how she felt about making such a big move at such a young age, she revealed that despite their physical absence she still felt incredibly supported by her family.

"I am very close to my parents, who trusted me a lot, so I was fine. My family keeps me determined in all the madness",  Dua said.

Dua returned to the UK in 2014, believing she needed to move if she wanted to break into the international music market. After returning to London, she moved with a close family friend to Camden and attended Parliament Hill School, where she achieved four A-levels in Politics, Psychology, English and Media Studies. Despite the distance, Dua stayed close to the family and her mother even flew to London for parent meetings. Alongside school and modeling work for ASOS and Topshop, the teenager was taking weekend classes at the Sylvia Young Theater School, whose former students include the likes of Billie Piper, Amy Winehouse, Rita Ora and Keeley Hawes , and shot 'covers' of yes songs, which he published on YouTube and SoundCloud. Eventually her videos caught the eye of Ben Mawson at 'Tap Management', who represents big names in music such as: Ellie Goulding, Lana Del Rey and Leigh-Ann Pinnock of Little Mix. Her original single "Hotter Than Hell", which appeared on her self-titled debut album "Dua Lipa", led to her signing a record deal with Warner Bros. Records in 2014. And it was definitely the right decision as Dua has since toured the world with a chart-topping album, won three Grammy Awards and six Brit Awards.

"An album will be released soon. "I haven't announced the title yet, but a lot of it will be more organic with live instruments,"  said Dua.

Dua also talked about her appearance in the film "Barbie" directed by Greta Gerwig.

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