Under the deal, the Grammy-winning musician will work with Amazon Studios to create television projects that will premiere exclusively on Amazon Prime Video.
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“I’m so excited to partner with the amazing team at Amazon,” said Lizzo. “Thank you to Jen Salke and the rest of the team for making this dream come true. I can’t wait to get started and share my vision with the world.”
Lizzo won three Grammy Awards in 2020 — one for best pop solo performance for “Truth Hurts,” one for best traditional R&B performance for “Jerome,” and the third for best urban contemporary album for “Cuz I Love You.” To date, her music has reached over 4 billion global streams.
“Lizzo is one of the most exciting, creative, joyful artists in the industry, and it is such a pleasure to announce this new deal with her,” said Jennifer Salke, head of Amazon Studios. “She has such a unique perspective and we’re so excited to hear her ideas for new content that our Prime Video customers are sure to love.”
“Truth Hurts” has been certified as five-times platinum, while her single “Good as Hell” is at three-times platinum. “Truth Hurts” also became the longest running number one song by a solo female rap artist in history, spending seven weeks at the top of the charts.
Three-time Grammy Award-winning superstar Lizzo has become a household name with over 4 billion global streams and a platinum-selling debut album to date. With the help of anthemic smash hits like the 5-times Platinum “Truth Hurts,” the 3-times Platinum “Good As Hell,” and the Platinum “Juice,” Lizzo’s Nice Life Recording Company/Atlantic Records debut album CUZ I LOVE YOU, released on April 19th 2019, debuted at #6 on the Billboard Top 200 Albums chart and spent 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.
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