Born: April 27, 1988
in Detroit
Melissa Viviane Jefferson (born April 27, 1988), known professionally as Lizzo, is an American singer, rapper and songwriter. Born in Detroit, Michigan, she later moved to Houston, Texas, where she began performing before moving to Minneapolis, where she began her recording career in hip hop music. Prior to signing with Nice Life and Atlantic Records, Lizzo released two studio albums—Lizzobangers (2013) and Big Grrrl Small World (2015). Lizzo's first major-label EP, Coconut Oil, was released in 2016. Lizzo attained mainstream success with the release of her third studio album, Cuz I Love You (2019), which peaked inside the top five of the US Billboard 200. The album spawned the singles "Juice" and "Tempo". The deluxe version of the album included Lizzo's 2017 single "Truth Hurts", which became...
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  • 2020
    Grammy Award
    • Best Traditional R&B Performance
    BET Award
    • Best R&B Artists
    Grammy Award
    • Best Pop Solo Performance
    Grammy Award
    • Best Urban Contemporary Album
  • 2019
    Soul Train Music Award
    • Best R&B/Soul Album of the Year
    Soul Train Music Award
    • Best R&B/Soul or Rap Music Video

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