The song full of confidence and empowerment is joined by an official music video, HERE. “About Damn Time” heralds Lizzo’s highly anticipated upcoming album SPECIAL, due out on July 15. On Saturday, April 16, Lizzo celebrated the long-awaited arrival of “About Damn Time” by returning to Saturday night Live from NBC as a host and musical guest, her first appearance on the show since serving as a musical guest in 2019.
Lizzo is one of them, one of the few superstars to serve as hosts and musical guests on SNLand is only the third black woman to pull double duty in the show’s history.
The appearance follows recent visits to The TODAY Show Y The Late Late Show with James Corden, the latest of which saw Lizzo give a sneak peek of “About Damn Time” to her fans with an exclusive first listen of the funky new single (watch HERE), followed by an “80s v Today Dance Bop Riff-Off” that culminates with the two stars dancing to their favorite 2x Patino, “Juice” (watch HERE).
Lizzo can also currently be seen on Amazon Prime Video’s #1 reality show, Lizzo’s Watch Out For The Big Grrrls, which is streaming exclusively through Prime Video. The eight-episode unscripted competition series, which follows Lizzo on her search for confident, badass women to join the elite ranks of Big Grrrls on their world tour, has quickly drawn critical acclaim around the world, with The Hollywood Reporter stating, “Lizzo was born to be a reality TV host… her effervescent personality innately lends itself to the heightened nature of this genre.” Y Guardian simply stating, “This joyous show will water your parched soul.”
As if all that wasn’t enough, Lizzo recently added “fashion entrepreneur” to her resume by joining forces with parent company Fabletics, Inc. for the launch of her revolutionary new shapewear brand, YITTY. Named after her childhood nickname and grounded in the principles of self-love, radical inner confidence and effortless everyday wear, the game-changing brand marks an industry first: smile-inducing shapewear designed to all body types, with sizes ranging from 6X to XS. For more information please visit yitty.fabletics.com/splash.
A 3-time GRAMMY® Award-winning singer, songwriter, rapper, actress and more, Lizzo has changed the sound, soul and spirit of popular music and culture. The now classic RIAA certified Platinum debut album of 2019, CUZ I LOVE YOUpeaked at #4 on the Billboard 200, fueled in part by landmark hits like the Platinum-certified “Tempo (Feat. Missy Elliott),” the 2x Platinum “Juice,” the 4x Platinum “Good As Hell,” and the 7x Platinum “Truth Hurts”.
The latter of which rose to #1 on the “Hot 100” Billboardaffirming Lizzo as the third female rapper to top the chart without a guest artist, as well as the first black solo R&B singer to hold the top spot since 2012. “Truth Hurts” dominated the chart for seven weeks, making even more history as the longest running #1 by a solo rap artist.
Named by Rolling Stone magazine as one of the “500 Greatest Songs Of All Time,” “Truth Hurts” won a 2020 GRAMMY® Award for “Best Pop Solo Performance,” with CUZ I LOVE YOU (DELUXE) receiving that year’s GRAMMY® for “Best Urban Contemporary Album” and “Jerome” winning “Best Traditional R&B Performance.”
Crowned in 2019 as “Entertainer of the Year” by TIME Y Entertainment WeeklyLizzo has graced the covers of countless publications around the world, from rolling stone, Billboard, she, British Vogue, and many more. Between her many unforgettable television appearances, Lizzo has lit up the stage at the American Music Awards, MTV Video Music Awards, BET Awards, Saturday night Liveand an epic opening performance at the GRAMMYs, to name just a few.
Expanding her footprint and influence in media, Lizzo lent her voice to the 2019 animated film, UglyDollsand joined Jennifer Lopez, Constance Wu, Julia Stiles, Keke Palmer, Lili Reinhart and Cardi B in the all-star cast of the same year’s critically acclaimed film hustlers. Lizzo kept up this unstoppable momentum into the 2021 RIAA Gold certification.”Rumors (Feat. Cardi B)” and now she’s ready to create her biggest, boldest and brightest revolution yet with her highly anticipated second full-length offering. SPECIAL Available from July 15.
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