Yes, the charismatic new pop and R&B star, has been nominated for eight prizes at the 62nd annual Grammy Awards. She leads a class dominated by newbies like Billie Eilish and Lil Nas X.
Since most had not heard of her until recently, Lizzo been around a while struggling and honing her craft as a rapper and singer. However, this was her year to breakthrough and boy did she with hits like “Juice” and “Truth Hurts.”
The artist with the body-positive persona is now up for every major Grammy award, including album of the year for the deluxe version of “Cuz I Love You,” record and song of the year for “Truth Hurts,” and best new artist, it was announced today.
By the way, Lizzo’s competition includes two artists with six nominations each: Eilish, a 17-year-old alternative singer, and Lil Nas X, a 20-year-old rapper and master of internet memes whose “country-trap” hybrid “Old Town Road” became a cultural phenomenon this year, breaking Billboard’s singles chart record with 19 weeks at No. 1.
The 62nd GRAMMY Awards are right around the corner, airing Jan. 26 on CBS. Above, the spotlight was on Lizzo because of her 8 noms. But what about the many, many other nominations? Well, you can easily find out who is nominated in each of the 84 categories in the full list below (just use the links to jump to the desired field).