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Iggy Azalea (born Amethyst Amelia Kelly; June 7th 1990) Iggy Azalea is a rapper and songwriter from Australia.

Net worth: Iggy Azalea has a net worth of $6 million according to Celebrity Net Worth (2014).

Musical career: Iggy Azalea started pursuing music as a teenager when she formed a short-lived girl group with her neighbours. When she moved to America, she first started working with Backbone of hip hop collective the Dungeon Family and re-named herself after her dog and the street on which she lived as a child. Interscope encouraged her move to LA, where she began shooting YouTube videos of her rapping. In 2011, she released her mixtape 'Ignorant Art' featuring famously controversial track 'Pu$$y'. In 2012, she signed to T.I.'s label imprint Grand Hustle and released her 'Glory' EP. That year she also ventured into modelling, and unveiled the Diplo and Fki produced mixtape 'TrapGold'. She also appeared at the BET Hip Hop Awards and joined Rita Ora on her tour. In 2014, she released her debut album 'The New Classic' through Virgin EMI and Island Records, featuring lead single 'Work', and it topped the US Rap charts. Other singles include the number one 'Fancy' featuring Charli XCX and 'Black Widow' featuring Rita Ora. The album was announced to be re-issued later in the year in an expanded version entitled 'Reclassified'.

Personal life: Although born in Sydney, Iggy Azalea grew up in Mullumbimby, New South Wales with her artist father Brendan and cleaner mother Tanya. She claims to have Aborigine blood due to a culture-wide eye condition her family possesses. She left high school at 16 after saving money from working alongside her mother and moved to the US, going from Miami, to Houston, to Atlanta and eventually LA.



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Iggy Azalea Disappointed Over Shelved Plans To Release Another Single


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Iggy Azalea is ''very disappointed'' that her label has decided not to let her release another single.

The 27-year-old singer is not happy with her record label as she has claimed they shelved plans for her to drop another track ahead of her album.

She wrote on Twitter: ''My album isn't canceled, it's just not having another single. It's still being released ... I'm very unhappy with the way things have been handled too. I will make sure it's not this way for ia3 [her third album] ... I can assure you guys of that ...

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Halsey Won't Work With Iggy Azalea


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Halsey will ''absolutely not'' work with Iggy Azalea on her next record.

The 22-year-old singer - real name Ashley Frangipane - recently released her second studio album 'Hopeless Fountain Kingdom', but is already looking for people she could team up with when she begins work on her third venture.

One person who definitely won't be making an appearance in Halsey's work is 27-year-old rapper Iggy Azalea, as the 'Colours' hitmaker has branded her a ''f***ing moron'' for ''disregarding black culture.''

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Iggy Azalea arriving at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) wearing a Supreme t-shirt, long black coat, ripped jeans and tortoise shell sunglasses - Los Angeles, California, United States - Thursday 7th July 2016

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Nick Young's Ex Keonna Green Responds To His Break-Up With Iggy Azalea


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Only a matter of weeks after NBA star Nick Young was given his marching orders by his fiancée Iggy Azalea, his baby mama ex-girlfriend Keonna Green has given a tell-all interview revealing that she is pregnant with his child and that she feels no guilt about the situation.

Green, who already has a 4 year old son, Nick Jr., with 31 year old Young, gave an interview on Wednesday (July 6th) with Us Weekly. In it, she confirmed that she is 22 weeks pregnant with her second child and that she is “200 percent” certain it is Young’s child.

She also claimed that they had rekindled their romance in September 2015 – just three months after Young and Australian-born rap star Azalea, 26, got engaged.

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Lady Gaga, Ariana Grande And More Tweet Support For Kesha After Ruling In Dr. Luke Case


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Artists including Lady GaGa, Iggy Azalea and Ariana Grande, are uniting in support for Kesha after the latest setback in her ongoing legal battle with producer Dr. Luke. On Friday Kesha was was denied her request for a preliminary injunction that would allow her to release music without producer Dr Luke, who she has previously accused of sexual assault and emotional abuse.

KeshaCelebrities have been offering support for Kesha following her latest legal setback.

Kesha first filled suit against Dr Luke in 2014, claiming the producer had sexually assaulted her and accusing him of sexual harassment, gender violence, civil harassment and intentional infliction of emotional distress. Kesha also claimed that on occasions Dr Luke had ‘drugged’ her.

Continue reading: Lady Gaga, Ariana Grande And More Tweet Support For Kesha After Ruling In Dr. Luke Case

Demi Lovato Reveals ‘Confident’ Album’s Track List With Help From 12 Celebrity Friends


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Demi Lovato revealed her upcoming album’s track list on Twitter on Wednesday (26th August). Lovato called on a number of her celebrity friends to help her reveal the tracks and, in addition to Lovato’s original tweet, another 12 well-known faces each tweeted the name of a track.

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Read More: Demi Lovato Celebrates 23rd Birthday With New Puppy 'Batman' And A Tribute From Kelly Clarkson.

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Zayn Malik Signs Solo Record Deal With RCA


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Zayn Malik is getting the next step in his career under way with the news that he’s signed a solo recording deal with the major label RCA, announcing in the process that he intends to make “#realmusic’.

On Wednesday (July 29th), Billboard revealed that the 22 year old ex-One Directioner has also signed up with management company Turn First, who also look after Iggy Azalea, and will be working with R&B producer Malay, somebody who has worked with the likes of John Legend and Frank Ocean.

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Nick Young - Iggy Azalea's recent fiancé Nick Young goes shopping in Beverly Hills - Los Angeles, California, United States - Thursday 2nd July 2015

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Has Britney Spears Hit Back At Iggy Azalea Over Poor Chart Performance Of 'Pretty Girls'?


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So why did Iggy Azalea and Britney Spears’ duet ‘Pretty Girls’ perform poorly in the charts? Well on Sunday Azalea gave her opinion, blaming a lack of promotion for the track flopping. But now Spears appears to have hit back at her collaborator's comments, by posting a cryptic tweet seemingly aimed at the rapper.

britney spearsHas Britney thrown some shade at Iggy Azalea?

During a twitter Q & A with her fans on Sunday, Azalea answered one user who had mentioned that the duet ‘flopped a little bit’ on the Billboard charts. ‘It’s difficult to send a song up the charts without additional promo and tv performances etc,’ Azalea tweeted.

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Iggy Azalea Blames Lack Of Promotion For Britney Spears Duet 'Pretty Girls' Flopping


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Iggy Azalea has addressed the poor chart performance of her last single ‘Pretty Girls’, blaming a lack of promotion for the Britney Spear duet flopping. Taking part in a twitter Q&A , Azalea responded to a fan who had said the highly anticipated single ‘flopped a little bit’, while still calling it ‘the summer anthem of 2015’.

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‘It’s difficult to send a song up the charts without additional promo and tv performances etc,’ Azalea wrote. ‘Unfortunately I'm just featured...I would have enjoyed performing it a lot, I think it got off to a powerful start,’ the rapper added. ‘But you need content to compete in 2015.’

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Watch James Corden Rap With Iggy Azalea As They Search For The Perfect Wedding Dress


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James Corden may have delivered one of the best editions of carpool karaoke yet on Thursday's edition of the 'Late, Late Show', when he took a ride with rapper and bride-to-be Iggy Azalea. The duo seemed to be having the time of their lives as they journeyed together in down town L.A., while singing along to some of Iggy’s biggest hits and discussing her upcoming wedding.

Iggy AzaleaIggy Azalea is engaged to basketball player Nick Young.

Looking a lot more demure than usual, Iggy was dressed in a buttoned-up denim shirt for the ride and wore her hair hair in a braid. The journey began with the two indulging in a high energy singing along to Azalea’s hit ‘Fancy’, before launching into ‘Black Widow’ with Corden playing the part of Rita Ora.

Continue reading: Watch James Corden Rap With Iggy Azalea As They Search For The Perfect Wedding Dress

Nick Jonas Replaces Iggy Azalea As Headliner For Pittsburgh Pride


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Nick Jonas will be performing instead of Iggy Azalea at Pittsburgh Pride this weekend in Pennsylvania. Azalea announced earlier this month that she would not be appearing at the event following backlash from some members of the LGBT community.

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Read More: Nick Jonas Does Shots With Fans After Delivering Alcohol For Saucey App.

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Australian rapper Iggy Azalea was snapped as she left the set of her new music video 'Pretty Girls' wearing a white bathrobe in Studio City, Los Angeles, California, United States - Thursday 9th April 2015

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Iggy Azalea - A variety of stars from the music industry all turned out in style to attend the 57th Annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, California, United States - Monday 9th February 2015

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Iggy Azalea

Date of birth

7th July, 1990

Occupation

Musician

Sex

Female

Height

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