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The Year of Lizzo took its time getting here

Maura Johnston, The Boston Globe, 8 September 2019

IT'S SAFE TO say that Lizzo is one of 2019's defining pop artists. Her album Cuz I Love You is entrenched in the Billboard 200 chart's upper reaches; her spring tour, with its torrid live shows, was so successful that she's embarking on a second round, in bigger venues (like this month at Boston's Agganis Arena); her awards-show performances, with their bridal get-ups and inflatable posteriors, have brought her live show to millions of viewers at home.

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