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UK Pop Star Ellie Goulding To Sing At Royal Reception

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Apr. 28 2011, Updated 8:00 a.m. ET

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By Adam S. Levy

Radar Staff Writer

We're now just a day away from Prince William and Kate Middleton’s royal wedding, and we've learned that British pop star Ellie Goulding will sing at their reception Friday.

"Wills and Kate are huge fans of Ellie and were keen to sign her up," a source close to the couple told the UK Sun. “Her music goes down well with the young ones, plus a few of the older guests will be nodding their heads along.

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“They really wanted a top British talent, and the couple are delighted Ellie agreed to perform ... she can't wait, although she's a tad nervous."

The 24-year-old singer's boyfriend, prominent English DJ Greg James, will be in attendance at Buckingham Palace as well, the paper reported.

Goulding's biggest hit-to-date was a cover of Elton John’s 1970 ballad Your Song, which hit number two on the British charts last winter.

The Royal Wedding begins at 1 am PT /4 am ET Friday, and RadarOnline will carry the festivities live!

An estimated worldwide audience of more than 2 billion people are expected to watch.

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