Karen Marie Ørsted (born 13 August 1988), better known by her stage name MØ (pronounced: Moe), is a Danish singer and songwriter signed to Sony Music Entertainment. Born in Odense, MØ has been compared to electropop artists such as Grimes and Twin Shadow. Besides being an acronym for her middle and last initials, the word mø means "maiden" or "virgin" in Danish. In November 2014, she won four awards at Danish Music Awards: "Breakthrough Artist of the year", "Record of the Year", "Solo Artist of the Year" and "Music Video of the Year". Her debut album, No Mythologies to Follow, was released in 2014. She made her mainstream debut in November 2014 featuring on Iggy Azalea's song "Beg for It". The song peaked on the US Billboard Hot 100 at No. 27, giving MØ not only her first top-forty hit, but also her first ever entry on the chart . MØ featured on Major Lazer's internationally successful single "Lean On", which peaked at number one in Australia and in the top-ten in additional sixteen countries including New Zealand and France.