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(Melissa Viviane Jefferson)
American Singer, Rapper, Songwriter, and Flutist • born April 27, 1988 • Hip-Hop, R&B, Soul, Funk-Pop

Fast Facts

  • Lizzo was named TIME’s entertainer of the year in 2019.
  • “Lizzo is a combination of an early nickname, Lissa, and Jay-Z’s song ‘Izzo.’”*
  • She sings. She raps. She dances. She’s also a classically trained flautist. 
  • Lizzo’s flute has its own Instagram account and 130,000 followers. 
  • “The day she released her now No. 1 Billboard single ‘Truth Hurts,’ Lizzo almost quit the music industry altogether”**

*“Lizzo: TIME’s Entertainer of the Year 2019” by Samantha Irby:
**“Lizzo says she almost quit music the day she released her now No. 1 Billboard hit” by Jennifer Liu: