3. She competed in the fifth series of The X Factor UK
Often referred to as the “Little Hippie” of the show considering her trademark is to perform barefoot.
4. She was the favorite to win right up until her elimination
Placing fourth overall.
5. Her debut album, Songs From The Tainted Cherry Tree, debuted at number 1 on The UK charts
6. With the number 1 single “Once”
7. And the singles “The Boy Who Murdered Love”
8. And “My Wicked Heart”
9. The album was praised for its lyrics, of which Diana co-wrote 10 of the songs
Rawr! She’s a lyrical beast.
10. Ellie Goulding also co-wrote 4 of the songs on the album
Another lyrical beast.
11. In 2011 she parted ways with her record label but went ahead with work on her second album
12. She also acts, making her debut in an independent film alongside Clint Eastwood’s son, Scott
Diana worked with these abs and the man attached to them on the film entitled “The Perfect Wave”.
13. She stared in the music video for “Derail” by Dinosaur Pile-Up
1) What a plot twist.
2) Everyone loves a good “Psycho” reenactment.
3) We also now know Diana can pull off black hair.
14. And she co-wrote the song “Mouth 2 Mouth” by Enrique Iglesias and Jennifer Lopez
15. She also covers the song “My Favourite Things” for One Directions perfume ad for “Our Moment”
The boys themselves requested for Diana to perform the song.
16. In September 2013 she released her second album, Music To Make Boys Cry
Sporting some provocative yet classy cleavage.
17. Spawning the singles “Cinderella”
Perhaps one of the catchiest songs of all time
18. And “Music To Make Boys Cry”
“I wanna make music to make the boys cry” is pure genius. These lyrics are genius. And she’s adorable dancing all by herself.
19. Again, she was praised for her lyrics
All of the songs on the album included Diana and Miranda Cooper (Of Xenomania fame) as co-writers.
20. Her acoustic versions were also amazeballs
21. She also covered “LaLa” by Naughty Boy and she killed it
She is a musical dominatrix.
22. Her voice is so warm and raspy
It sounds like sunshine and cake and your nice warm bed in the morning.