Ella Marija Lani Yelich-O'Connor (born 7 November 1996), known professionally as Lorde ( LORD), is a New Zealand singer-songwriter. Taking inspiration from aristocracy for her stage name, she is known for employing unconventional musical styles and introspective songwriting. Lorde's music is primarily electropop and contains elements of subgenres such as dream pop and indie-electro.
Born in the Auckland suburb of Takapuna and raised in neighbouring Devonport, Lorde expressed interest in performing at local venues in her early teens. She signed with Universal Music Group (UMG) in 2009 and collaborated with producer Joel Little in 2011 to start recording material. Initially self-released in 2012 for free download on SoundCloud, UMG commercially released the pair's first collab...
|Born||7/11/1996 (Age: 24), in Auckland|
|Label(s)||Universal Music New ZealandUniversal Music New Zealand LimitedRepublic RecordsUniversal MusicIsland[no label]Universal Music Group New ZealandVirginUniversal Republic RecordsJoyful Noise Recordings|