Birdy, or Jasmine van den Bogaerde is a -year-old English musician. She won Open Mic UK at the age of 12, and her self-titled debut album of covers was released November 7, 2011. She began playing piano at the age of 7 and writing music at the age of 8. Her mother is a concert pianist, and her stage name came from when she was a baby and opened up her mouth like a little bird.
Birdy’s cover of Skinny Love peaked in the top 20 in the UK and some European countries. Aside from singing covers for beautiful music videos on her YouTube channel, she also sings in a band called Native Roses with her brother. She contributed to the Hunger Games soundtrack with her single Just a Game, and her cover of Ed Sheeran’s The A Team and has preformed at the Opening Ceremony of the London Paralympics.