Lizzo has made her highly-anticipated return with her first new track in two years ‘Rumors’ featuring Cardi B.
The single is the first-ever collaboration between Lizzo and the Grammy-winning rapper and is accompanied by an official music video.
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The award-winning superstar’s string of previous smash hits include the 7x Platinum ‘Truth Hurts’, the 3x Platinum ‘Good As Hell’, the 2x Platinum ‘Juice’ and Platinum ‘Tempo’ featuring Missy Elliott.
Lizzo’s Platinum-selling debut album ‘Cuz I Love You’ dropped back in April 2019. The full-length debuted at No.6 on the Billboard Top 200 Albums chart and spent 24 consecutive weeks in the chart’s Top 10. Her hit single ‘Truth Hurts’ became the longest running No.1 by a solo female rap artist in history after spending seven weeks at the top of the charts. Her music has gone on to accumulate over five billion global streams and counting.
The American singer and rapper kicked-off 2020 with a showstopping performance and three big wins at the 62nd Annual Grammy Awards where she was the most-nominated artist of the year. She also took home the awards for Best Female R&B/Pop Artist at the 2020 B.E.T Awards as well as Entertainer of the Year and Outstanding Video at the 2020 NAACP Awards.
In addition to her upcoming new music, Lizzo will be making a comeback to the live stage with various US festival appearances scheduled for this year including slots at Global Citizen Live, Firefly Music Festival, New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival and Outside Lands. She will also make history as the first woman to ever headline Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival.
FIVE FAST ARTIST FACTS:
- Lizzo’s real name is Melissa Viviane Jefferson.
- She is also a talented flautist.
- Her hit single ‘Truth Hurts’ first released in 2017 but rose to fame later in 2018/2019.
- She won three Grammy Awards in 2020 for Best Urban Contemporary Album, Best Pop Solo Performance and Best Traditional R&B Performance.
- She appeared in a 2014 episode of Made In Chelsea when the cast spent time in New York.
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