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Lorde

Biography

Singer who includes a debut EP called The Like Club that premiered in November 2012. Her one “Royals” led her to become nominated for three Grammy Awards. She became a member of a play group when she was five yrs . old and afterwards went to Belmont Intermediate College where she gained a talent display in ’09 2009. She’s won numerous honours including four New Zealand Music Honours. She originates from a Croation and Irish family members. She’s two sisters called Jerry and India along with a sibling called Angelo. In 2014, she started dating photographer Adam Lowe. She’s mentioned that she was raised listening to music artists like Otis Redding.

Quick Facts


Full Name Lorde
Date Of Birth November 7, 1996
Died November 17, 1992, Christiansted, United States Virgin Islands
Place Of Birth Auckland, New Zealand
Height 1.65 m
Profession Pop Singer
Education Belmont Intermediate School
Nationality New Zealand
Parents Sonja Yelich, Vic O'Connor, Royals, Green Light, Tennis Court
Siblings Jerry Yelich-O'Connor, Angelo Yelich-O'Connor, India Yelich-O'Connor, Royals, Green Light, Tennis Court
Awards Grammy Award for Song of the Year, Grammy Award for Best Pop Solo Performance, MTV Video Music Award for Best Rock Video, Billboard Music Award for Top New Artist, Brit Award for International Female Solo Artist, Billboard Music Award for Top Rock Song, MuchMusic Video Award for iHeartRadio International Artist of the Year, MTV Europe Music Award for Best New Zealand Act, World Music Award for World’s Best New Artist, World Music Award for World’s Best Alternative Act, iHeartRadio Music Award for Best New Artist, Shorty Award for Best Musician, World Music Award for World's Best Selling Australian Artist, Royals, Green Light, Tennis Court, Gdynia, Poland, Saint Gallen, Switzerland, Jeollabuk-do, South Korea
Nominations Grammy Award for Record of the Year, Grammy Award for Best Pop Vocal Album, American Music Award for Artist of the Year, MTV Video Music Award for Best Female Video, Billboard Music Award for Top Female Artist, Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song, MTV Europe Music Award for Best Push Artist, World Music Award for World’s Best Video, Billboard Music Award for Top Rock Artist, Billboard Music Award for Top Digital Song, Billboard Music Award for Top Rock Album, Billboard Music Award for Top Digital Songs Artist, MTV Europe Music Award for Best Alternative, Billboard Music Award for Top Hot 100 Artist, Billboard Music Award for Top Radio Song, Billboard Music Award for Top Radio Songs Artist, American Music Award for Favorite Pop/Rock Female Artist, American Music Award for Favorite Pop/Rock Album, Billboard Music Award for Top Hot 100 Song, World Music Award for World’s Best Album, American Music Award for Favorite Alternative Rock Artist, Billboard Music Award for Top Streaming Song (Audio), World Music Award for World’s Best Song, World Music Award for World’s Best Live Act, NME Award for Best Solo Artist, Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Song, World Music Award for World’s Best Female Artist, Teen Choice Award for Choice Female Artist, World Music Award for World’s Best Entertainer of the Year, People's Choice Award for Favorite Breakout Artist, ARIA Music Award for Best International Artist, Echo Award for Best International Newcomer, Teen Choice Award for Choice Single: Female Artist, iHeartRadio Music Award for Alternative Rock Song of the Year, Juno Award for International Album of the Year, MuchMusic Video Award for Fan Fave International Artist or Group, MTV Europe Music Award for Best Australia & New Zealand Act, Echo Award for Best International Rock/Pop Female Artist, Bravo - Newcomer, Nickelodeon Australian Kids' Choice Awards for Aussies' Fave Hot New Talent, MuchMusic Video Award for Most Buzzworthy International Artist or Group, NME Award for Best Lyrics, Royals, Green Light, Tennis Court, Gdynia, Poland, Saint Gallen, Switzerland, Jeollabuk-do, South Korea, Royals
Star Sign Scorpio

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#Fact
1Gets her stage name from her obsession with monarchy and aristocracy.
2Has two sisters, Jerry and India, and a brother, Angelo.
3Lorde was particularly influenced by Kanye West.
4Is a self-identified feminist.


Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Saturday Night LiveTV Series writer - 2 episodes, 2013 - 2015 performer - 1 episode, 2015
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy FallonTV Series writer - 2 episodes, 2014 - 2015 performer - 1 episode, 2014
Mike & MikeTV Series performer - 2 episodes, 2014 - 2015 writer - 2 episodes, 2014 - 2015
The Voice2015TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Todd's Pop Song Reviews2014-2015TV Series performer - 4 episodes
Waterloo Road2015TV Series performer - 1 episode
American Music Awards 20142014TV Special performer: "Yellow Flicker Beat" / writer: "Yellow Flicker Beat" - as Ella Yelich-O'Conner
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 12014performer: "Yellow Flicker Beat" / writer: "Yellow Flicker Beat" - as Ella Yelich-O'Connor
Guapas2014TV Series performer - 1 episode
Street Kid World Cup2014TV Mini-Series documentary performer - 2 episodes
2014 Billboard Music Awards2014TV Special performer: "Tennis Court" / writer: "Tennis Court" - as Ella Yelich O'Connor
Dancing with the Stars2014TV Series 1 episode
The Other Woman2014performer: "Royals" / writer: "Royals" - as Ella Yelich-O'Connor
One Hit Wonderland2014TV Series performer - 1 episode
The 56th Annual Grammy Awards2014TV Special performer: "Royals" / writer: "Royals"
SuburgatoryTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2014 writer - 1 episode, 2014
VH1 You Oughta Know in Concert2013TV Movie performer: "Strong Enough", "Team", "Royals", "Ho Hey" / writer: "Team", "Royals" - as Ella Yelich-O'Connor
Late Show with David LettermanTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2013 writer - 1 episode, 2013
Grey's AnatomyTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2013 writer - 1 episode, 2013
The Vampire DiariesTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2013 writer - 1 episode, 2013
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon2013TV Series writer - 1 episode
Grand Theft Auto V2013Video Game performer: "Tennis Court" / writer: "Loyals" / writer: "Tennis Court" - as Ella Marija La Yellch-O'Connor

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Taylor Swift: The 1989 World Tour Live2015Herself
Saturday Night Live2015TV SeriesHerself - Musical Guest
Songs of Rebellion: Lorde on Curating the Soundtrack2015Video shortHerself
Omg! Insider2015TV SeriesHerself
72nd Golden Globe Awards2015TV SpecialHerself - Nominee
E! Live from the Red Carpet2015TV SeriesHerself
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon2014TV SeriesHerself
American Music Awards 20142014TV SpecialHerself - Performer
The Best Hit USA2014TV SeriesHerself
2014 MTV Video Music Awards2014TV SpecialHerself - Presenter
Fuji Rock Festival '142014TV MovieHimself
2014 MuchMusic Video Awards2014TV SpecialHerself - Performer
Entertainment Tonight2014TV SeriesHerself
2014 Billboard Music Awards2014TV SpecialHerself - Performer / Winner
30.Worldvision Song Contest2014Video documentaryHerself
Skavlan2014TV SeriesHerself - Guest and Musical Guest
The BRIT Awards 20142014TV SpecialHerself - Performer
The BRITs Backstage2014TV SpecialHerself
The 56th Annual Grammy Awards2014TV SpecialHerself - Performer / Winner (as Ella Yelich O'Connor)
VH1 You Oughta Know in Concert2013TV MovieHerself
Late Show with David Letterman2013TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Big Morning Buzz Live with Nick Lachey2013TV SeriesHerself - Musical Guest
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show2013TV SeriesHerself - Musical Guest
Good Morning America2013TV SeriesHerself - Musical guest
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon2013TV SeriesHerself - Musical guest
Le grand journal de Canal+2013TV Series documentaryHerself
Q with Jian Ghomeshi2008TV SeriesHerself - Guest

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Entertainment Tonight2014TV SeriesHerself
Tu cara me suena - Argentina2014TV SeriesHerself
New Year's Rockin' Eve Presents the 30 Greatest Women in Music2013TV MovieHerself - Performer

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2014BritBrit AwardsInternational Female Solo Artist
2014GrammyGrammy AwardsSong of the Year· Joel Little
2014GrammyGrammy AwardsBest Pop Solo PerformanceFor the song "Royals."
2014iHeartRadio Music AwardiHeartRadio Music AwardsBest New Artist
2014VMAMTV Video Music Awards (VMA)Best Rock VideoFor the video "Royals."

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2015Golden GlobeGolden Globes, USABest Original Song - Motion PictureThe Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 (2014)· Joel Little
2015Critics Choice AwardBroadcast Film Critics Association AwardsBest SongThe Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 (2014)
2015CCOPCríticos de Cinema Online Portugueses AwardsBest Original Song (Melhor Canção Original)The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 (2014)· Joel Little
2014ARIA Music AwardARIA Music AwardsBest International ArtistFor the album "Pure Heroine."
2014ACCAAwards Circuit Community AwardsBest Original SongThe Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 (2014)· Joel Little
2014GrammyGrammy AwardsBest Pop Vocal AlbumFor the album "Pure Heroine."
2014GrammyGrammy AwardsRecord of the Year· Joel Little, Stuart Hawkes
2014iHeartRadio Music AwardiHeartRadio Music AwardsAlt Rock Song of the YearFor the song "Royals."
2014VMAMTV Video Music Awards (VMA)Best Female VideoFor the video "Royals."
2014People's Choice AwardPeople's Choice Awards, USAFavorite Breakout Artist
2014Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsChoice Single: Female ArtistFor the song "Team".


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#Quote
1I wrote my song 'Tennis Court' after having had a glimpse into the music industry, and I was thinking about how superficial people can be and how we put up all these fronts. It seems it's never cool to get too enthusiastic about anything as a singer, but I'm quite outspoken. I can't help but say what I feel, and it can get me in trouble.
2It just seems so strange to me, the way the media pits girls against each other to make sure there's always some battle like that going on. If one male singer was to make any kind of comment about another, it wouldn't be a 'cat fight'. It's incredibly unsubtle: you can hear people trying to get their headline, and I'm getting good at saying, 'I don't know, what do you think?' and they just sort of flounder. Nobody asks me about what male musicians I think about; I only ever get asked about females.

#Trademark
1down-to-earth and catchy song lyrics
2long, curly hair
3dark lipstick

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