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    Lizzo to be honoured by E! for contribution to music and TV

    Singer-songwriter Lizzo is finally being recognised for her contribution in making people feel empowered and liberated through her music by E! Entertainment.

    The 2022 People’s Choice Awards will air on E! on 6 December starting at 04:00 am CAT.

    E! has announced that Emmy and Grammy Award-winning singer, songwriter Lizzo will receive “The People’s Champion” award at the 2022 People’s Choice Awards.

    ALSO READ: Comedian slammed for saying Lizzo looks like the ‘sh*t emoji’

    LIZZO’S CONTRIBUTIONS TO INDUSTRY

    According to a released statement, “Lizzo will be recognized for her ground-breaking contributions to music and television, as well as her commitment to championing overall diversity and inclusivity across race, gender, sexuality, and size”.

    Cassandra Tryon, SVP, Entertainment Live Events, NBCUniversal Television and Streaming said, “Lizzo is not only an incredibly talented performer and groundbreaking entertainer, she is also a role model and inspiration to fans worldwide.

    ALSO READ: Lizzo breaks down while addressing fatphobia and racism [watch]

    “She leads with kindness, advocates for inclusivity, and champions increased diversity and equity in the industry and beyond… Her commitment to breaking barriers and empowering others to use their own voices to create change makes her a true ‘People’s Champion.’”

    Past recipients of “The People’s Champion” award include Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson, Tyler Perry, P!nk, and Bryan Stevenson. 

    ALSO READ: Lizzo claps back at Kanye West over weight comments

    THE ENTERTAINER’S ACCOMPLISHMENTS


    Lizzo was crowned 2019’s “Entertainer of the Year” by both TIME and Entertainment Weekly and she has adorned the covers of countless publications around the globe including Vanity Fair, Variety, People, Rolling Stone, Billboard, Elle, British Vogue, and many more.

    Lizzo can currently be seen in the Emmy Award-winning #1 hit reality show, Amazon Prime Video’s Lizzo’s Watch Out For The Big Grrrls.

    The actress has also recently added fashion entrepreneur to her multi-hyphenate career by joining forces with parent company Fabletics, Inc. for the launch of her revolutionary new shapewear brand, YITTY, with sizes ranging from size 6X to XS.

    ALSO READ: ‘I look TF good’: Lizzo celebrates weight gain with dance video [watch]

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