Z107.3  wants to take the time to give you a little more information about the artists that you hear all day, everyday on Bangor's #1 Hit Music Station.

This week we put the artist spotlight on Lizzo.

REAL NAME:  Melissa Viviane Jefferson

BIRTH DATE: April 27, 1988

WHERE FROM: Detroit, Michigan; Houston, Texas; Minneapolis, Minnesota

MUSICAL LINKS: Prince, Florence and the Machine, 3rdEyeGirl, Lazerbeak, Ryan Olsen, Har Mar Superstar, St. Paul and the Broken Bones, Chalice, Haim, Lizzo & the Larva Ink

TO THE POINT POINTS:

  • Started a group at the age of 14 called Cornrow Clique with her best friends
  • She was named one of Time's 14 artists to watch in 2014
  • Sang on an album featuring Prince on the album Plectrumelectrum
  • She appeared on Rupaul's Dragrace as a guest judge in it's 10th season
  • She lists "The Universe" as her inspiration on her Facebook page

All information obtained by artist's Facebook page and Wikipedia.

Here is a few tunes that will sound familiar to you, the Z listener.