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Dappy was born on June 11, 1987 in Camden Town, London, England as Costadinos Contostavlos. See full bio »

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MOBO Awards
MOBO Awards Himself - Backstage Presenter
Celebrity Big Brother
Alpha and Omega
Alpha and Omega Soundtrack
StreetDance 3D
StreetDance 3D Soundtrack


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 2014 Celebrity Big Brother (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Day 16 (2014) ... (performer: "No Regrets")
 2012 T4 on the Beach (TV Special) (performer: "No Regrets")
 2011 Formula 1: BBC Sport (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Korean Grand Prix: Qualifying (2011) ... (performer: "No Regrets" - uncredited)
 2011 T4 on the Beach (TV Movie) (performer: "Spaceship" - as Dappy)
 2010 Alpha and Omega (writer: "Number 1")
 2010 StreetDance 3D (writer: "We Dance On", "Strong Again")
  Alan Carr: Chatty Man (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2010) (writer - 1 episode, 2010)
- Episode #3.8 (2010) ... (performer: "Say It's Over") / (writer: "Say It's Over")
  Live from Studio Five (TV Series) (performer - 4 episodes, 2009 - 2010) (writer - 4 episodes, 2009 - 2010)
- Episode #1.117 (2010) ... (performer: "Number 1") / (writer: "Number 1")
- Episode #1.86 (2010) ... (performer: "Playing with Fire") / (writer: "Playing with Fire")
- Episode #1.85 (2010) ... (performer: "Playing with Fire") / (writer: "Playing with Fire")
- Episode #1.44 (2009) ... (performer: "Wouldn't You", "Papa Can You Hear Me?", "Number 1", "I Need You", "Strong Again") / (writer: "Wouldn't You", "Papa Can You Hear Me?", "Number 1", "I Need You", "Strong Again")
  Angela and Friends (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2010) (writer - 1 episode, 2010)
- Episode #1.45 (2010) ... (performer: "Playing with Fire") / (writer: "Playing with Fire")
  Top of the Pops (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2009) (writer - 1 episode, 2009)
- New Year's Eve Special (2009) ... (performer: "Number 1") / (writer: "Number 1")
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5' 4" (1.63 m)

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Look, he just knows how to write amazing songs. I'm a songwriter as well and I know about good melody direction, I know when a song is going really well. You need to make the record not boring, from 1 minute to 3 minutes. It has to go like a slope, you know? It has to be exciting, going up and up. That's how you make a hit record. Which are my favourites? That song he wrote on the back of a bus ... See more »


Cousin of fellow N-Dubz member Tulisa Contostavlos. See more »


Frequently wears a selection of woolly chullos, which have been nicknamed "Dappy hats". He often turns up one of or both the ear-flaps of the hat.

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