Melissa Viviane Jefferson, known professionally as Lizzo, is an American singer-songwriter, rapper, and flutist. Born in Detroit, Michigan, she moved to Houston, Texas, where she began performing, before moving to Minneapolis, where she began her recording career. Before signing with Nice Life and Atlantic Records, Lizzo released two studio albums—Lizzobangers (2013), and Big Grrrl Small World (2015). In 2014, Time named her one of fourteen music artists to watch. Lizzo's first major-label EP, Coconut Oil, was released in 2016.
Personal fitness expert Jillian Michaels is taking flak for her remarks about pop star Lizzo. Why are we celebrating her body? Why does it matter? Why aren't we celebrating her music? It isn't going to..
Grammy award-winner Lizzo says lack of diversity at the Grammy Awards is not an isolated incident, and she hopes to use her platform to create change. She also discusses loving the skin she's in. (Feb... USATODAY.com - Published
R&B singer Lizzo kicked off the Grammy Awards show on Sunday, dedicating the night to basketball star Kobe Bryant, whose death in a helicopter accident earlier in the day threw a cloud over music's.. France 24 - Published Also reported by •Reuters
Lizzo, Taylor Swift, Beyonce, Arya and Maisel are among the top celebrity-inspired names given to pets in 2019, according to Rover.com. The research also found that many owners name their pets after.. USATODAY.com - Published
Billboard's Ian Drew described how Billie Eilish, Lizzo and Lil Nas X dominated the music scene in 2019 as he recapped some of the year's biggest songs, biggest artists and biggest stories (Dec... USATODAY.com - Published
Lizzo has responded to her online critics, telling Twitter trolls to “keep my name out ya mouth” after she was accused of fuelling the obesity epidemic in America. The plus-size singer and body.. WorldNews - Published
Those who follow commercial pop music likely predicted that 2019 breakout artists Lizzo and Billie Eilish would earn a lot of love at the 62nd Grammy Awards, which they did. Those who bet against Lil.. WorldNews - Published
Her real name is Melissa Jefferson, but she's known by her childhood nickname, Lizzo, and you might say this has been her year. She's still riding the wave of an acclaimed new album, "Cuz I Love You";.. CBS News - Published
Melissa Jefferson, who's known by her childhood nickname, Lizzo, has been having quite a year. She's still riding the wave of an acclaimed new album, "Cuz I Love You"; and this summer she had the #1.. CBS News - Published
In this preview from Tracy Smith's interview with the singer to be broadcast on "CBS Sunday Morning" October 6, Lizzo describes the cumulative effect of "well-meaning" comments regarding her size. CBS News - Published
This week "Sunday Morning," hosted by Jane Pauley, features Tony Dokoupil's cover story on the lives of two heralded newspapermen, Pete Hamill and Jimmy Breslin. Plus: Tracy Smith talks with.. CBS News - Published
In this extended interview with correspondent Tracy Smith, the singer-songwriter-rapper Lizzo talks about her flute (which not only has a name but also its own Instagram account); her life's musical.. CBS News - Published
After overcoming poverty and homelessness, and continuing to battle self-doubt and body shaming, the 31-year-old singer-rapper, whose career she describes as "the slowest build of all time," has.. CBS News - Published
Taylor Swift won video of the year and Ariana Grande was voted artist of the year in a girl-powered MTV Video Music Awards (VMA) show on Monday, while rapper Cardi B won best hip-hop video and newcomer.. Reuters - Published
Former President Barack Obama has tweeted out his summer playlist, in case you needed some auditory inspiration for the last few weeks of the season. The artists featured — who span the likes of The.. WorldNews - Published