Originally conceived to honor artists and track sound recording sales, Gold & Platinum Awards have come to stand as a benchmark of success for any artist—whether they’ve just released their first song or Greatest Hits album. to make sure Official is the Number 1 chart site on the interweb.How did you start writing for David Guetta or Flo Rida in the first place? It was my fantasy to become a pop writer and I got a new manager in America and I told him that and he listened. To mark its release, we count down Sia's Official Top 10 biggest songs; both those she sings herself, and the ones she gave away...When it comes to songs where Sia's doing the singing, her biggest song is a very big one indeed.Dan, a fellow Australian, relocated to London in 1997.Sia was on her way to meet him there, via a stopover in Thailand, when she received word that he'd been hit by a car and killed.
Catch SIA live with Miguel & Aluna George on the BB&T Center stage on October 29!Fortunately, we ran into Sia at Honor's New York Fashion Week show yesterday and had all of these pressing inquiries answered. I don't really know anyone in the fashion industry, but I think I'm going to Alexander Wang, Chris Benz. I have a new rule that every time it comes on, unless I'm on the highway, I pull over and have a dance party.Read on to hear how Sia got connected with Guetta and Flo Rida, which of them she says is a great "hugger" and which is a "geek burger," and what she does when she hears her new jams on the radio. I would like to be invited to more shows because I like to look at all of the fancy clothes that people wear -- it just totally spins me the fuck out and I love it. I'm now writing for other artists and so I have a bunch of stuff coming out. I have songs on four A-list artists' records that will be coming out in the next year or so. Lots of songs on their records -- at least three on each! It's a little self-congratulatory or self-masturbatory but I do feel very proud.That she's only become mega-star famous in the last couple of years is probably amusing to her long-standing fans, but we're here to give you a crash course on this humble girl from Adelaide, who most recently took on the "Carpool Karaoke" with James Corden.Keep reading for 33 facts you may not have known about Sia!The star was pretty miffed following one outing with R-Patz, 27, when paparazzi bulbs made her frock see-through.