Elizabeth Grant (born June 21, 1986) better known by her stage name Lana Del Rey is an American singer-songwriter. Her stage name is a combination of the late old Hollywood actress Lana Turner and the Ford Del Rey.
Grant was born in New York City and grew up in Lake Placid, New York. When she was fifteen, she left Lake Placid to go to boarding school in Connecticut. She is the daughter of domain investor Rob Grant. Grant chose her stage name, Lana Del Rey, based on suggestions from managers who believed that a name reminiscent of the high society Hollywood glamour would better suit her cinematic style of music.
She released an EP titled "Kill Kill" in 2009, under the name Lizzy Grant.
She also recorded a full-length album with producer David Kahne, which was shelved for unknown reasons. The album was called "Lana Del Ray a.k.a. Lizzy Grant".
Her song "Video Games" was named "Best New Track" by Pitchfork Media and was featured on The CW TV-Series Ringer. Grant played her first US show at The Box in New York City on September 21, 2011. Her debut single "Video Games"/"Blue Jeans" was released by Stranger Records on vinyl on October 10, 2011 and digitally the following day. Tickets for...
GRAND PRAIRIE Lana Del Rey was feeling it.
"I feel really lucky to be singing in front of you," she told the shrieking throng packed into the Verizon Theatre Wednesday, "because there's a connection, and you get it."
The following list represents the most viral tracks on Spotify, based on the number of people who shared it divided by the number who listened to it, from Monday April 14, to Sunday April 20, via Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter and ...
iTunes' Official Music Charts for the week ending April 21, 2014:
1Happy (From "Despicable Me 2"), Pharrell Williams
2Talk Dirty (feat. 2 Chainz), Jason Derulo
3All of Me, John Legend
4Let It Go, Idina Menzel
5West Coast, Lana ...
The Lana Del Rey show on Saturday in San Francisco was excellent.
At least I thought so.
Other people disagreed with me -- vehemently.
In fact, it was quite shocking to see how negative the reader responses were to this highly ...
NEW YORK (AP) — Eminem and Outkast are headlining another music festival.
The rap acts will perform at the Austin City Limits Music Festival in October in Austin, Texas. Pearl Jam, Skrillex, Beck and Lorde will also take the stage at ...