KEYNOTE: Lizzo - ASL

Mar 13, 2022

1:00pm – 2:00pm CT

3x-GRAMMY Award winning superstar Lizzo has become a household name with well over 6 billion global streams and a Platinum selling debut album to date. Lizzo released her Nice Life Recording Company/Atlantic Records debut album CUZ I LOVE YOU on April 19th, 2019, debuting at #6 on the SoundScan/Billboard 200 albums chart and spending 24 consecutive weeks in the chart’s Top 10. “Truth Hurts” also became the longest running #1 by a solo female rap artist in history after spending seven weeks atop the charts. With anthemic smash hits like the 7x Platinum “Truth Hurts,” the 4x Platinum “Good As Hell,” the 2x Platinum “Juice,” and the Platinum “Tempo (Feat. Missy Elliott)” already under her belt, Lizzo released yet another smash with the now Gold certified “Rumors.”

Since the release of the meteoric CUZ I LOVE YOU, Lizzo has been named both TIME Magazine and Entertainment Weekly’s “2019 Entertainer of the Year” as well as gracing the covers of Rolling Stone, Billboard’s GRAMMY® Preview Issue, British Vogue, Elle’s Women In Music Issue, and many others. Additionally, Lizzo kicked off 2020 with a showstopping opening performance at the 62nd Annual GRAMMY® Awards and took home three big wins, in addition to being the most-nominated artist of the year. 2020 also saw her win the awards for “Best Female R&B/Pop Artist” at the 2020 BET Awards and both “Entertainer of the Year” and “Outstanding Video” at the 2020 NAACP Awards. Her list of high-profile TV performances also include the 2019 American Music Awards, MTV Video Music Awards, BET Awards and Saturday Night Live, in addition to in depth profiles on CBS This Morning’s GRAMMY® primetime special and CBS Sunday Morning.

Lizzo’s Watch Out for the Big Grrrls is a new unscripted series premiering this spring on Prime Video following global superstar and icon Lizzo, who is on the hunt for dynamic, full-figured women to join the elite ranks of the Big Grrrls and join her world tour. 

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Lizzo

Amazon Studios

Angela Yee

iHeart Media

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