Birdy began composing songs from a very early age and by the age of 15 had released her first single, a cover of the Bon Iver’s Skinny Love. She very quickly evolved from an acoustic covers singer to confident and powerful artist. Her debut album released in 2011 performed well globally and reached Number 1 in France. Her follow up album included primarily Birdy’s own work was a top 10 UK success and her third album Beautiful Lies reached the Top 5.
In June 2012 she received her first Grammy nomination for her song Learn Me Right with Mumford & Sons which was created for the Pixar film Brave. Further film and television work continued including major successes for the Hunger Games soundtrack with the song Just A Game (2012), three songs for the movie Fault In Our Stars (2014) and then music for Beyond The Lights (2014) and The Edge Of Seventeen (2016).