The MTV Movie & TV Awards 2019 are fast approaching and incredible artists are ready to perform this year! The singer / rapper Lizzo is one of them, and here we share everything you need to know about her.
While the MTV Movie & TV Awards are largely geared towards actors, there are always some talented musicians on stage each year. In 2019, Lizzo and Bazzi do the honors, and the two budding stars are the perfect choice for the awards. Why? Well, they each have a ton of new music that fans can not wait to hear! However, for those who may not know Lizzo, we share 5 quick facts to keep in mind.
1. Lizzo is just a stage name. Do not twist it! The name on Lizzo's birth certificate is actually Melissa Jefferson.
2. His live performance is more than her singer and rapper. Lizzo plays a wide range of instruments, including the flute, which fans are always thrilled to see her retire at her concerts! In fact, she studied classical flute performance and was in the brass band at the university.
3. She has incredible pieces of collab under his belt. Lizzo worked with the deceased Purple rain icon Prince in the old days! The rapper collaborated with Prince on his 2014 album Plectrumelectrum on the song "BoyTrouble". Lizzo called working with Prince a "surrealist" experience. The musician also has songs with Charli XCX and Missy Elliott.
4. Lizzo released his first complete album in 2019. After giving up several EPs, Lizzo released his first complete album, Because I like you, last April. It included such hits as "Juice", "Truth Hurts" and "Water Me".
5. She's a fierce feminist who is outspoken not only about women's rights, but also about racial equality, as well as about equality for the LGBTQ community. She is also known for her outspokenness about positivity of her body and has caught the attention of the industry when she posed completely nude for the cover of her latest album.