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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 Thought About 'Quitting Life' After Career Backlash


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Iggy Azalea has said she ‘thought about quitting life’ after enduring a rough 2015 which saw her cancel a schedule tour and endure harsh criticism from fellow artists. Speaking on Power 106 FM on Friday, Azalea also revealed she had postponed her wedding in order to tour later this year.

Iggy AzaleaIggy Azalea has spoken about the backlash she suffered in 2015.

When asked about her rough 2015 Azalea said: “I never thought about quitting music, but sometimes I thought about just quitting lift.” She then went on to say that she could never leave music because rapping was her whole life.

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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.

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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.

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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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Take A Look At Iggy Azalea's Very Fancy $500k Engagement Ring


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Congratulations are in order for rapper Iggy Azalea, who announced her engagement to basketball player Nick Young on Monday evening. The 24 year old took to Instagram to share her joy over the proposal, as well as making us all very jealous by showing off her $500,000 engagement ring.

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Azalea captioned a close-up photo of the 10.43 carat yellow diamond ring, ‘Happiest Day #Isaidyes’ on her Instagram account. The rapper then shared pics of her and fiancee Nick Young, aka Swaggy P, sharing a kiss as well as smiling together with Iggy showcasing her new bling.

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Iggy Azalea Axes US Tour Dates Until Next Album Release


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Sorry, US people, Iggy Azalea has cancelled her US tour again. The star was due to start her Great Escape tour this summer. She shared news of the cancellation on Twitter, without adding any further details. Iggy also expressed regret over having to let down her American fans.

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Iggy Azalea Apologises For Letting Fans Down After Cancelling Great Escape Tour


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Iggy Azalea has officially pulled the plug on her ‘Great Escape Tour’ which had been due to kick off in September after it was originally delayed last month. The rapper took to Twitter to formally addressed the tour’s cancellation, telling fans she was sorry for letting them down.

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‘As u may know, the tour is cancelled. I'm so sad and sorry to let my fans down...we'll be back out on the road when the next album is done,’ Azalea told fans on Friday vis twitter. The tour, which would have been Azalea’s first time playing arenas, was due begin on September 18th in San Diego.

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Iggy Azalea

Date of birth

7th July, 1990

Occupation

Musician

Sex

Female

Height

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