You hear music from your favorite Wild 104 artists all day long, but how much do you really know about each artist? Today, I'm sharing some facts you might not have known about Grammy Nominee, Lorde.

  1. Full Name: Ella Maria Lani Yelich-O'Connor
  2. She is nominated for 4 Grammys this year
  3. She is only 17 years old
  4. She performed in her schools talent show when she was 12, the video of her performance caught the eye of a record company and the rest is history
  5. She used to write short stories and didn't start writing music until she was 13
  6. She's a big fan of Hip Hop and said one of her influences is Kanye West
  7. Photos and interviews aren't something she'd fond of
  8. Her nicknames in school were "Dusty" and "Casper"
  9. She was bullied by Miley Cyrus fans on Twitter when her hit "Royals" knocked Miley's "Wrecking Ball" from the No. 1 spot on the iTunes charts
  10. She turned down the opportunity to open for Katy Perry on tour

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