Despite the fact that it was released in 2017, Lizzo‘s breakout hit “Truth Hurts” may be eligible for a nod at the 2020 Grammys.
Even though the song was released in 2017, it was never submitted for consideration upon it's release. It also appears on the deluxe version of her latest album Cuz I Love You, which was released during the Grammy eligibility period (Oct. 1, 2018 – Aug. 31, 2019).
The song reached number four on the Billboard Hot 100 and has been certified platinum.
Members of the Recording Academy will meet to decide if the song should be eligible at the upcoming Grammy's (Jan 26th, 2020). If it is considered eligible, what precedent does this set for other artists in the same position? I expect a decent bit of backlash.
But the whole time, Lizzo is over here like...