Truth Hurts Lizzo


” Truth Hurts ” is by Lizzo, the American singer and rapper. Melissa Viviane Jefferson, known professionally as Lizzo, is an American singer, songwriter, rapper and actress.
She was born on the 27th of April 1988 in Detroit, Michigan, United States and at the age of ten moved, along with her family, to Houston, Texas.
Her big commercial breakthrough came with the debut solo Extended Play, Coconut Oil, released on the 7th of October 2016.
The EP reached number fifty-five on the Billboard 200 in the United States. At the time of writing, Lizzo has released twenty singles, one EP and three albums.
” Truth Hurts ” was released as a 12″ single, digital download and via streaming, on the 19th of September 2017 under the record label Atlantic Records, now part of the Warner Music Group.
The single was written by Melissa Jefferson, Eric Frederic, Jesse Saint John and Steven Cheung.
It was produced by Tele and Ricky Reed, the American Grammy-nominated music producer, singer and songwriter. He has worked with a variety of recording artists including, Jason Derulo, Union J, Jessie J, Pitbull, Fifth Harmony and Twenty One Pilots.
Lyrically, the song is about the singer addressing problems with the romance in her life, a girl-power anthem. Lizzo admitted during a concert in Detroit that ” the person I wrote that song about is from Detroit. ”
The accompanying music video was directed by Quinn Wilson, the American designer and video director.
She studied at The Minneapolis College of Art and Design in Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States.
Now living in Los Angeles, she has signed with creative studio Good Company, who specialise in commercials and music videos.
In addition to working with Lizzo on ” Truth hurts “, Quinn Wilson has also directed other videos for the singer including ” Juice ” and Fitness “.
” Truth Hurts ” has become a commercial success for Lizzo. In the United States, the single has topped the Billboard Hot 100, a position it has held for three weeks. To date, it has spent nineteen weeks on the chart.
In the United Kingdom, the single entered the UK Singles Chart on the 9th of May 2019 and peaked at number twenty-nine. It spent eleven weeks in the Top Forty and twenty-one weeks in the Top 100.
Elsewhere, the song has peaked inside the Top Ten in Canada, New Zealand, Belgium ( Flanders ) and Sweden.

( Chart positions are approx, the song may move up or down on the chart )

BillBoard Hot 100 Highest Chart Position: 1

UK Highest Chart Position: 29

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