The rise of Dua Lipa: the Albanian pop star is the first female singer to have 4 songs with over 1 billion plays on the well-known Spotify music platform.
"New Rules", "One Kiss", "IDGAF" and "Don't Start Now" are the songs that allowed the 25-year-old singer to reach this historic milestone, never reached in the past even by icons of world music such as Madonna, Lady Gaga and Katy Perry.
1. New Rules
2. One Kiss
4. Don't Start Now
"These little victories must be celebrated, thanks to all of you who listen to my music. I am happy that these songs find a home with you and I feel lucky only to be able to think that some of these songs are the soundtrack to your days. " - he wrote Dua Lipa on Twitter.
From July 14, the Spotify platform has launched its service in 13 new markets across Europe including Albania and Kosovo.
Dua Lipa and Greater Albania
Dua Lipa has made headlines in recent days also for a message published on its social profiles: Greater Albania depicted together with the two great leaders of Albanian independence Isa Boletini e Ismail Qemali and the word "Autochthonous".
A short and direct message, a reminder aimed at remembering the history of Albania and the Albanian ethnic group but which on the web has sparked the anger of Serbs, Montenegrins, Greeks and Macedonians, who have labeled the publication of Dua Lipa not recognizing the goodness of the message.
No political provocation or any other kind, but a simple note of Albanian and Albanian history, who in those lands have always lived (as evidenced by history) defending them and fighting against foreign invaders, and who have seen those lands take away without a real reason from the signatures placed on the treaties of London and Berlin after the First World War.
(of a resident of a place) indigenous rather than descendant of migrants or settlers”- reads the caption of the post published by the pop star.
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