Katie Melua (born 16 September 1984) is a Georgian/British singer, songwriter and musician.
Katie Melua was born in Georgia, but moved to Northern Ireland at the age of eight and then relocated to England at the age of 14.
Katie is signed to the small Dramatico record label, under the management of songwriter Mike Batt, and made her musical debut in 2003.
In 2006, Katie Melua was the United Kingdom's biggest-selling female artist
and Europe's highest selling European female artist.
In November 2003, at the age of 19, Katie released her first album, Call off the Search, which reached the top of the United Kingdom album charts and sold 1.8 million copies in its first five months of release.
Katie Melua's second album, Piece by Piece, was released in September 2005 and to date has gone platinum four times.
Katie released her third studio album Pictures in October 2007, which has been announced to be the last of her albums in collaboration with Mike Batt.
According to the Sunday Times Rich List 2008, Katie has a fortune of £18
million, making her the seventh richest British musician under thirty. It was
reported in 2009 that Katie Melua had lost almost half of her fortune as a
result of the global economic downturn.
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