1.3 million UK units sold.
3 #1 singles.
1 #1 album.
The above, all achieved within the space of a year. Only right then, that ROC belle Rita Ora is hailed as the UK’s fastest rising and most celebrated Pop debutante.
Of course, while herimage would be better served if it centred around her stunning voice and not her friendship with Cara Delivingne, the last few months have seen score wins some of her closest rivals didn’t score until years after their debut.
Now watch as she discusses her ascent with Rio Ferdinand’s #5 below. An interview, which sees her admit that her success came as a surprise to her.
Check it out after the jump…
As work continues on her second album, here’s hoping more effort is placed in endorsing Rita the musician and not Rita the celebrity. For, despite the critical acclaim she nabbed with ‘ORA‘, recent months have seen her develop a brand of celebrity that she- in keeping it really real- is far too talented to indulge in.
Fact of the matter is…. Rita has the talent and aesthetic to nab Rihanna’s notoriety while enjoying Gwen’s credibility -if armed with the right material and promo that puts emphasis on the talent showcased below…