September 2019

Lizzo's 'Truth Hurts' Hits No. 1 on 'Billboard' Hot 100

“Truth Hurts,” which was originally released in 2017, recently rose from its No. 3 spot to No. 1 on the ‘Billboard’ Hot 100 chart. The boost came right after the 31-year-old singer performed a medley of “Truth Hurts” and “Good as Hell” at the 2019 VMAs. Lizzo took to Twitter to celebrate the news, saying it is “a [win] for all of us.” Lizzo, via Twitter It is the first rap No. 1 on the chart by a solo female since 2017, when Cardi B’s “Bodak Yellow" held the spot for three weeks. Lizzo is only the sixth female rapper to reach No. 1 on the Hot 100, alongside artists such as Lil’ Kim, Iggy Azalea and Ms. Lauryn Hill.