Dido is an English singer-songwriter who shot to worldwide success with her debut album, No Angel. She has released three studio albums, one extended play, seventeen singles, and one video album. She debuted in 1995, performing and touring with trip hop group Faithless. In 1997, she began composing solo material and signed a recording contract with Arista Records in the United States. The album sold in excess of 21 million copies worldwide, and won several awards; including the MTV Europe Music Award for Best New Act, two NRJ Awards for Best New Act and Best Album, and two BRIT Awards for Best British Female and Best Album.