Melissa Viviane Jefferson, known professionally as Lizzo, is an American singer, rapper, and presenter. Her debut album, Lizzobangers, was released in 2013. She released her second album, Big Grrrl Small World, in 2015. After the release of Big Grrrl Small World, she was signed to Atlantic Records.
Lizzo recently appeared on an episode of Jimmy Kimmel Live! in which she performed her song “Juice.” Since then she has been applauded on social media for bringing black girl aesthetic to the stage, since she was still getting her hair braided during her performance.
Lizzo is also well known for her ability to play the flute. She began playing as a child, and has continued to improve her flute playing skills into adulthood.
In April 2019, Lizzo performed at the Coachella Music Festival for the first time. On June 8th 2019 she will be headlining the Indy Pride Festival 2019 in Indianapolis.