‘Cuz I Love You’: 5 times we fell in love with Lizzo

FILE - This June 23, 2019 file photo shows Lizzo playing the flute at the BET Awards in Los Angeles. Billie Eilish and Lizzo, are both nominated for the top four prizes at the Grammy Awards. They will perform at the Grammy Awards on Jan. 26. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File) (Chris Pizzello, Invision)

HOUSTON – Lizzo scored an eye-popping eight Grammy nominations, including bids for the show’s top four awards, making her the show’s top-nominated artist this go-around.

The superstar singer-rapper, who grew up in southwest Houston, didn’t just climb the charts this past year, she found her way into the hearts of fans. Here are 5 times we couldn’t help falling in love with Lizzo.

Houston’s Lizzo knows exactly how we feel about Shipley Do-Nuts

Houston hip-hop superstar Lizzo had a lot of people smiling during her visit to Space City on Friday.

While she was in the Bayou City, Lizzo stopped by a Shipley Do-Nuts and did something the happy dance most Houstonians want to do whenever they taste one of the restaurant’s tasty pastries.

Lizzo twerks in a thong at Lakers Game, shoots Her shot at Karl-Anthony Towns

During a Los Angeles Lakers game, Lizzo put on a show when her song “Juice” came on. She got up from her seat and started to twerk on the court, revealing that her T-shirt dress was cut out in the back to reveal her black thong.

Also during the game, Lizzo spoke with a Fox Sports reporter and revealed that she had a crush on Timberwolves player Karl-Anthony Towns.

Lizzo slays ‘Saturday Night Live’ musical debut with festive performances of ‘Truth Hurts’ and ‘Good As Hell’

The certified superstar owned the intimate space like few singers can manage, using the power of her voice to fill the room and deliver a killer performance that transported viewers watching from home directly into the studio.

Lizzo proves that hard work pays off with inspirational tweet

After her debut performance on Saturday Night Live, the Houston singer and rapper tweeted two photos of herself.

On the left, she posted a photo of her in a green Statue of Liberty costume back when she worked as a sign spinner for Liberty Taxes. On the right, she shared a photo of herself in a black Statue of Liberty costume, which was a promo for her late-night appearance.

Lizzo reminded her 1.4 million Twitter followers: “Don’t stop... we need you. Your time is coming.”

Lizzo named The Associated Press’ Entertainer of the Year in 2019

Lizzo was named Entertainer of the Year by The Associated Press in 2019.

Voted by entertainment staffers of the news cooperative, Lizzo dominated the pop, R&B and rap charts in 2019 with songs like “Truth Hurts” and “Good As Hell.”

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Amanda Cochran is an Edward R. Murrow award-winning journalist. She specializes in Texas features, consumer and business news and local crime coverage.