Lizzo Breaks Records with Her Hit Song ‘Truth Hurts’
Melissa Jefferson, known professionally as Lizzo, has been making waves with her unique sound, witty lyrics and powerful messages. Her hit single ‘Truth Hurts’ catapulted her to global stardom with its record-breaking success.
Why is the Song So Phenomenal?
‘Truth Hurts’ captures a feeling of empowerment many of us can relate to – that moment of clarity when we accept and embrace our truth. The engaging melody, catchy beat, and tasteful and relatable lyrics make the track a delight to listen to.
Record Breaking Success
Lizzo’s hit single broke several records, and some of them stand to this day. Here is a list of some of the most impressive milestones reached by the song.
- It reached number one on the US Billboard Hot 100, charting for 7 weeks straight and making her the first black solo female rapper to do so.
- It was certified 7x Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), making it one of the most successful singles by a female artist of all time.
- It was the most Shazammed US song in the first half of 2019, and is currently the 10th most Shazammed song of all time.
- It won the 2020 Grammy Award for Best Pop Solo Performance, making it the first hip hop song to do so.
- It gained 4.6 million radio audience impressions, making it the most-listened to song of 2019.
‘Truth Hurts’ has proven to be an inspiring record-breaking phenomenon. Lizzo’s immense talent and ability to convey powerful messages through music is undeniable. No matter what, we can always count on Lizzo to deliver messages of self-love and empowerment.