Lana Del Rey’s career in the music industry began when she registered EP with the United States Copyright Office in 2005.
The next year, she performed in public for the first time at the Williamsburg Live Songwriting Competition.
As she graduated from the university, she launched an EP named Kill Kill. She eventually released her debut album titled her name in 2010.
Her breakthrough began when her music videos Blue Jeans and Video Games became viral on YouTube. The songs led her to receive Next Big Thing from Q Award in 2011.
Then, she signed a contract with two labels: Polydor and Interscope Records.
Her following album named Born to Die was released in 2012. It peaked at #1 in over 10 countries and was sold over 3 million copies.
Throughout her career, she had collaborated with other artists, including Courtney Love, Ariana Grande, and Nikki Lane.
She also won many awards, including Satellite Awards, MTV Europe Music Awards, and Brit Awards.
- Full name: Elizabeth Woolridge Grant
- Stage name: Lana Del Rey
- Nickname: Lizzy, Gangster Nancy Sinatra
- Born: June 21, 1985, in New York, USA
- Zodiac sign: Cancer
- Nationality: American
- Religion: Catholic
- Profession: Singer, songwriter
- Education: Philosophy, Fordham University
- Hobbies: Driving and going to shows
- Parents: Robert England Grant, Jr. (Father) and Patricia Ann Hill (Mother)
- Sibling: Caroline Grant, Charlie Hill-Grant
- Fiancé: Clayton Johnson
- Facebook: @lanadelrey
- Twitter: @LanaDelRey
- Instagram: @lanadelrey
- TikTok: –
- YouTube: Lana Del Rey Official
- Lizzy is of Scottish and English descent.
- Her musical influences are Britney Spears, Elvis Presley, and Eminem.
- Meanwhile, she likes listening to Guns N’Roses’ songs.
- She likes drinking soft drinks.
- The actress Jaime King is her close friend.
- When she was young, she suffered from alcohol dependence.
- Thus, she attended a boarding school named Kent School.
- She worked as a waitress on Long Island and lived with her uncle and aunt there.
- In 2014, she was chosen by Angelina Jolie to sing the Maleficent’s soundtrack, Once Upon a Dream.
- She performed at Kanye West’s wedding rehearsal dinner in 2014.
- Maxim magazine included Lana in its Hot 100 list in the same year.
- iHeartRadio Music Awards nominated her for EDM Song of the Year in 2014.
- In June 2017, she appeared on the cover of Elle magazine.
- She also became the cover interview of NME magazine in the same year.
- She was nominated at the 2018 Grammy Awards for her single Lust for Life.
- She and her family were robbed during Christmas 2019.
- Lana was nominated for Best Cinematography at the 2013 and 2014 MTV Video Music Awards.
- During the Covid-19 pandemic, she was criticized since she wore a thin mask during a poetry reading event.
- She published a poetry book titled Violet Bent Backwards Over the Grass in 2020.
- She donated 350,000 USD from her book sales profit in October 2020.
Pics of Lana Del Rey
1. She looks young and fresh with the two side braids
2. Lana wears a red square pattern shirt
3. Del Rey’s beauty is classic and timeless
4. Lana gladly received a gift from Spotify since her songs reached 3 billion streams!
5. Her close-up look is extremely good-looking
Lana Del Rey is a unique combination of modernity and authenticity. Her songs light up everyone’s fantasies about danger and glamour.