Marina and the Diamonds is a "alternate pop" style Welsh singer, whose strong vocal defenitely conveys the inventive melodies in every song. Her first successful achievement was in 2009 when Marina won the second place in the Sound of 2010 poll organised by the BBC. Follow that success, Marina made her debut by releasing her first album The Family Jewels (2010) and soon the second one Electra Heart. This album created a new wave musical style and ranked the number one in UK charts album. At that time, the image of Marina has appeared every where and spreaded to other countries. She received 2 awards Best UK & Irish Act in MTV Europe Music Awardsand Best Newcomer in Virgin Media Music Awards.
Marina's parents divorced when she was a child. At the age of 18, Marina started writing song and move to London to complete her study. This period was tough when Marina's auditions weren't successful and she failed the opportunity with the musical for The Lion King. In 2005, she and her back band formed " Marina and the Diamonds". In 2007, she first appeared in MySape with the song Mermaid vs. Sailor.
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