Revealed: Ellie Goulding's romance with long haired Grammy winning dubstep DJ kept secret to avoid ex's heartbreak
Singer Ellie Goulding has revealed she has been dating dubstep DJ Skillrex, but kept her relationship secret to avoid hurting ex Greg James.
The British singer, 25, has been in a relationship with the producer, who won three Grammy awards last Sunday, since the end of last year, after they worked together on his track Summit.
It is believed the pair met at the end of lat year, just months after the Your Song singer broke up with Radio 1 DJ James.
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Love blossomed in the studio: Ellie Goulding is rumoured to be dating Grammy winning producer Skrillex after working on a track together
A source told The Sun: 'Ellie and Skrillex are fans of each other's music and met at the end of last year.
'They hung out in the studio as Ellie was featuring on his EP 'Bangarang' and they got on really well. It has blossomed into something more than friendship, but it is still early days.'
Ellie was dating Radio 1 DJ Greg James until late last year, when she was spending a lot of time in the US and was introduced to Skrillex – real name Sonny Moore – through industry contacts.
She reportedly kept her new romance under wraps to avoid hurting Greg.
Another source told Us Weekly magazine: 'It's a really cool new romance and they get along perfectly.
Talented: Skrillex (pictured) centre at this year's Grammys with artists A-Trak, Diplo, Photek and Armand -the dubstep DJ is well respected in music circles
Glamour: Ellie Goulding is said to have kept her relationship under wraps to avoid hurting her ex Greg James
'They're really good together. Everybody thinks it's awesome. Both of them are so talented. It's a great Los Angeles romance for her now that she hasn't been in London.'
While Skrillex is one of the hottest new names in dance music, Ellie had a hit in the UK with her version of Elton John's 'Your Song', and was personally invited to perform at the wedding of Prince William and Duchess Catherine.
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Possibly alluding to Skrillex in a previous interview she has said: 'It makes all the difference what producer you're working with.
'The other day I just found somewhere where it was like, it clicked in my brain that I wanted to work with that person. And I won't say who it is but I think it could be awesome if I end up doing stuff with him.'