Global  

Trusted News Discovery Since 2008
One News Page
One News Page > In the News > Lizzo Facts and News Updates

Lizzo

American singer, rapper and songwriter from Minnesota

Lizzo    ▸ Facts   ▸ Comments   ▸ News   ▸ Videos   

Lizzo: American singer, rapper and songwriter from Minnesota
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.

0
shares
ShareTweetSavePostSend
 

Brits 2020: Pop meets politics

Highlights from this year's ceremony included performances from Billie Eilish, Dave, Lizzo and Stormzy.
BBC News - Published

Billie Eilish, Rod Stewart, Harry Styles and Lizzo hit the BRIT Awards red carpet

The Brit Awards heated up Tuesday in London. See what Rod Stewart, Billie Eilish, Harry Styles, Lizzo and others wore on the red carpet.
USATODAY.com - Published

Videos for Lizzo


Lizzo wins entertainer of the year at 2020 NAACP Image Awards [Video]Lizzo wins entertainer of the year at 2020 NAACP Image Awards

Lizzo was crowned entertainer of the year on Feb. 22, at the 51st NAACP Image Awards.

Credit: Cover Video STUDIO     Duration: 01:23Published

Lizzo to headline first annual Virgin Music and Tech Festival [Video]Lizzo to headline first annual Virgin Music and Tech Festival

Virgin Fest will be held at Los Angeles' Banc of California Stadium and Exposition Park.

Credit: Cover Video STUDIO     Duration: 00:58Published

Lizzo says she's 'so popular right now' because she spreads kindness and light [Video]Lizzo says she's 'so popular right now' because she spreads kindness and light

Lizzo believes her popularity is down to wanting to make the world a "kinder and happier" place.

Credit: Bang Media World     Duration: 01:27Published

Stars arrive for the 40th Brit awards [Video]Stars arrive for the 40th Brit awards

Britian's top singers and songwriters hit the red carpet for the 2020 BRIT Awards in London on Tuesday (February 18) along with international nominees including Lizzo and Billie Eilish.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:21Published

BRIT Awards 2020 Red Carpet Roundup [Video]BRIT Awards 2020 Red Carpet Roundup

Lizzo sported a Hershey's gown by Moschino to the BRITs 2020 on Tuesday night (02.18.20).

Credit: Bang Media World     Duration: 00:56Published

Stars hit red carpet at Brit Awards 2020 [Video]Stars hit red carpet at Brit Awards 2020

Stars hit red carpet for the Brit Awards 2020. Lizzo stole the show when she arrived at the Brit Awards in a dress modelled on a Hershey’s chocolate wrapper. The US singer was among the early..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:43Published

Lizzo to perform at BRIT Awards this month [Video]Lizzo to perform at BRIT Awards this month

Lizzo is set to perform at the BRIT Awards this month, after bosses were amazed with her performance at Glastonbury last year.

Credit: Bang Media World     Duration: 01:10Published

How the Grammys Paid Tribute to Kobe Bryant at the Ceremony | THR News [Video]How the Grammys Paid Tribute to Kobe Bryant at the Ceremony | THR News

Lizzo, host Alicia Keys and Boyz II Men all honored the Lakers great who died suddenly in a helicopter crash Sunday.

Credit: The Hollywood Reporter     Duration: 02:16Published

Lizzo says her priorities have 'shifted' after Kobe Bryant's death [Video]Lizzo says her priorities have 'shifted' after Kobe Bryant's death

According to Lizzo, Kobe Bryant's death has given her a new perspective on her own struggles.

Credit: Bang Media World     Duration: 01:10Published

Therapy gave Lizzo the courage to be vulnerable as a vocalist [Video]Therapy gave Lizzo the courage to be vulnerable as a vocalist

Lizzo has credited regular therapy sessions for giving her the "courage to be vulnerable as a vocalist".

Credit: Cover Video STUDIO     Duration: 00:41Published

Jillian Michaels slammed for body shaming Lizzo [Video]Jillian Michaels slammed for body shaming Lizzo

In a new interview, the 'Biggest Loser' trainer said people should be celebrating the singer's music, not her appearance.

Credit: Cover Video STUDIO     Duration: 01:24Published

Billie Eilish leads iHeartRadio Music Awards nominations [Video]Billie Eilish leads iHeartRadio Music Awards nominations

Billie Eilish leads the iHeartRadio Music Awards nominations with eight, two more than Lizzo and Lil Nas X.

Credit: Bang Media World     Duration: 01:28Published

Billie Eilish, Lizzo and Aerosmith to perform at 2020 Grammy Awards [Video]Billie Eilish, Lizzo and Aerosmith to perform at 2020 Grammy Awards

The Recording Academy recently announced a number of artists that are set to perform at the 62nd annual Grammy Awards.

Credit: Cover Video STUDIO     Duration: 01:31Published

Fitness Guru Faces Backlash For Comments About Lizzo's Weight [Video]Fitness Guru Faces Backlash For Comments About Lizzo's Weight

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..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:37Published

Lizzo volunteers at Australian foodbank [Video]Lizzo volunteers at Australian foodbank

Lizzo volunteered at an Australian foodbank to help victims of the regions devastating wildfires.

Credit: Bang Media World     Duration: 01:16Published

Lizzo leaves Twitter after backlash from trolls [Video]Lizzo leaves Twitter after backlash from trolls

The artist took to Twitter on Dec. 5 announcing her decision to take a break from social media.

Credit: Cover Video STUDIO     Duration: 01:37Published

Lizzo lashes out at author who says she's popular due to 'Obesity Epidemic' [Video]Lizzo lashes out at author who says she's popular due to 'Obesity Epidemic'

Lizzo clapped back after Dr. Boyce Watkins made the statement on Twitter last week.

Credit: Cover Video STUDIO     Duration: 01:24Published

 

Lizzo talks self-confidence: 'I am curvy and I am perfect. I'm beautiful'

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

'Fyre Fest 2.0': Fans forced to flee Harry Styles, Lizzo concert in Miami due to crazy weather

Harry Styles, Lizzo were slotted to perform together ahead of the Super Bowl at a Pepsi Zero party but mother nature had other plans.
USATODAY.com - Published

Eilish, BTS, Lizzo lead the Grammy fashion pack

Billie Eilish, Lizzo, BTS, Ariana Grande, Lana Del Rey, Dua Lipa and the Jonas Brothers command the red carpet at the Grammys. (Jan. 27)  
USATODAY.com - Published

Eilish wins big, Bryant remembered at Grammys

Billie Eilish sweeps the Grammys while stars including host Alicia Keys and musician Lizzo pay tribute to the late Kobe Bryant. (Jan. 27)  
USATODAY.com - Published

R&B singer Lizzo wins 3 Grammys as awards show dedicated to Kobe Bryant

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

Best-dressed at the Grammys 2020: Ariana Grande, Lizzo and Lil Nas X turn heads on the red carpet

From Lizzo's angelic Atelier Versace dress to Ariana Grande's giant Giambattista Valli gown, here are the best-dress stars at the 2020 Grammy Awards.
USATODAY.com - Published

Trump impeachment trial, Grammy Awards, NFL Pro Bowl: 5 things you need to know this weekend

President Trump's defense team gets a chance to make its case at the impeachment trial, Lizzo may own the Grammys and more news to start your weekend.
USATODAY.com - Published

Michelle Obama listens to Lizzo, Nipsey Hussle and Ed Sheeran on her 2020 workout playlist

Michelle Obama released a list of songs she enjoys while working out and the former first lady has a similar taste in music to her husband.
USATODAY.com - Published

Jillian Michaels shares old photo of herself at 175 pounds after criticizing Lizzo's weight

After catching heat for criticizing Lizzo's weight earlier this month, Jillian Michaels shared a throwback photo of herself at 175 pounds.
USATODAY.com - Published

Jillian Michaels doubles down on weight criticism, but regrets dragging Lizzo into it

Accused of body-shaming Lizzo after criticizing the musician's weight, Jillian Michaels doubled down. But she does have one regret.
USATODAY.com - Published

Lizzo talks body positivity after Jillian Michaels criticism: 'I love myself'

Lizzo appeared an Australian talk show program to spread messages on body positivity and loving yourself after Jillian Michaels criticized the singer.
USATODAY.com - Published

Jillian Michaels says Lizzo's body shouldn't be 'celebrated', is accused of body-shaming

Jillian Michaels, best known for her stint on "The Biggest Loser," is being accused of body-shaming after questioning why Lizzo's body is praised.
USATODAY.com - Published

Lizzo, Taylor among 2019 top names for pets

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

Billie, Lizzo, Lil Nas X dominate 2019

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 hits back at Twitter trolls over ‘obesity’ remark: ‘Keep my name out ya mouth’

lizzo hits back at twitter trolls over ‘obesity’ remark: ‘keep my name out ya mouth’
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

Stop shaming Lizzo. Let her live her life

If I heard my Billboard chart-topping song on the loudspeakers at a Lakers game or at Walmart in aisle 3, I'd twerk some too!
USATODAY.com - Published

2nd graders remix Lizzo for epic class song

"Let's be great cause I know we are great." Starting each morning with a song full of confidence is just what the school day needs.  
USATODAY.com - Published

Stars hit AMAs red carpet with humor and style

From Lizzo's tiny purse to PDA from Dua Lipa and Heidi Klum, stars hit the American Music Awards red carpet with humor and style. (Nov. 24)  
USATODAY.com - Published

From Taylor Swift to Lizzo, here are the 10 best-dressed stars at the AMAs

Rule No. 1 at the American Music Awards red carpet: Don't be boring. From Taylor Swift to Camila Cabello, here are the 10 best-dressed stars at Sunday's AMAs.
USATODAY.com - Published

Women 'step up' to dominate Grammy nominations

Billie Eilish, Lizzo and Ariana Grande all receive multiple nominations.
BBC News - Published

Taylor Swift gets snubbed for best album, and other Grammy nomination surprises

taylor swift gets snubbed for best album, and other grammy nomination surprises
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

Grammy nominations: Lizzo leads, Billie Eilish makes history, and 'Old Town Road' scores

First-time nominees Lizzo, Billie Eilish and Lil Nas X lead the 2020 Grammy Awards nominations, with nods for best album, record, song and new artist.
USATODAY.com - Published

Extended Video: Lizzo

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

For The Record: Lizzo

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

Lizzo: Comments on my size are like "mosquito bites"

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

Lizzo files lawsuit to block co-writing credits on "Truth Hurts"

"The men who now claim a piece of 'Truth Hurts' did not help me write any part of the song," the singer-rapper wrote
CBS News - Published

Austin City Limits 2019: Billie Eilish, Lizzo, 21 Savage, Rosalia, Guns N' Roses and others

Austin City Limits 2019 takes place Oct. 4-6 and 11-13. Among those on the bill: Billie Eilish, Childish Gambino, Lizzo and Guns N' Roses.
USATODAY.com - Published

"Sunday Morning" Full Episode 10/6

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

Extended interview: Lizzo on her flute and being a "band geek"

Web exclusive: The singer-rapper talks about her flute, which has a name (and its own Instagram account), her life's musical journey, and her metamorphosis as an artist
CBS News - Published

Web Exclusive: Extended conversation with Lizzo

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

Lizzo: "I feel like a master"

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

Lizzo: "I can be beautiful and be fat"

In an interview with "CBS Sunday Morning," the #1 Billboard artist says her life turned around once she started to believe beauty comes in all sizes
CBS News - Published

Lizzo rips 'double standard': Anne Hathaway 'in a bikini on a billboard' wouldn't be 'brave'

Here's some truth that shouldn't hurt: Lizzo doesn't think embracing her body is an act of courage.
USATODAY.com - Published

Stars sparkle on VMA red carpet

From a red hot Lizzo in a fiery Moschino gown to Taylor Swift in a sparkling Versace blazer, stars went all out for a glitzy night on the VMA red carpet. (Aug 26)
USATODAY.com - Published

Swift, Cardi B and Missy Elliott bring girl power to Video Music Awards show

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

Lizzo, Lil Nas X and a Little Sinatra: Barack Obama shares his summer playlist

lizzo, lil nas x and a little sinatra: barack obama shares his summer playlist
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

Lizzo is 'NOT OK' after Barack Obama tweets about her following her rant on ageism in politics

Lizzo is "NOT OK" after Barack Obama tweeted about the singer following her Twitter thread on voting for him and ageism in politics.
USATODAY.com - Published

Barack Obama's playlist has a hot girl summer vibe with Lizzo, Beyonce and The Rolling Stones

Barack Obama gave the internet a glimpse into his post-White House life Saturday when he took to Twitter to share his summer jams.
USATODAY.com - Published

How to watch the MTV Video Music Awards

VMAs will feature performances from Missy Elliott, Queen Latifah, Lizzo, Lil Nas X, Normani and Taylor Swift
CBS News - Published

Lizzo calls Summerfest security guard a 'racist bigot,' says he attacked her team

Moments after playing "the best show ever" at Summerfest in Milwaukee, Lizzo claimed a security guard tackled her team and used "hurtful language."
USATODAY.com - Published

You Might Like


Environmentally friendly: One News Page is hosted on servers powered solely by renewable energy
© 2020 One News Page Ltd. All Rights Reserved.
About us  |  Contact us  |  Disclaimer  |  Press Room  |  Terms & Conditions  |  Content Accreditation
 RSS  |  News for my Website  |  Free news search widget  |  In the News  |  DMCA / Content Removal  |  Privacy & Data Protection Policy
How are we doing? FeedbackSend us your feedback  |   LIKE us on Facebook   FOLLOW us on Twitter  •  FOLLOW us on Pinterest
One News® is a registered trademark of One News Page Ltd.