Sam Cooke’s “A Change Is Gonna Come” has virtually turn out to be a hymn within the six a long time because it was written, and it’s secure to say Lizzo took the tune to church when performing it on International Citizen’s “Collectively at Dwelling” live performance on Saturday evening.
She really saved it low-key for the primary half of the tune, however because the second refrain got here spherical, individuals the world over in all probability exclaimed, “There she goes!” and he or she took the ultimate verses and refrain into the stratosphere.
Girl Gaga, appearing as a digital cheerleader all through the present from her Instagram story, was one in every of them, yelling, “You’re my queen, Lizzo! I really like you.”
Lizzo was essentially the most nominated performer on the 2020 Grammy Awards, taking dwelling three trophies out of eight nominations for her breakthrough album “Cuz I Love You.” She topped Billie Eilish for pop solo vocal and likewise took dwelling city modern album and conventional R&B efficiency. She additionally opened the Grammy Awards telecast with “Cuz I Love You,” then, with a gradual transition full with ballerinas and an outfit change, she capped the efficiency with “Reality Hurts.” Accompanied by an orchestra, a dance crew and a fellow flautist, the set was each intimate and animated, and capped off Lizzo’s dominating 12 months in music, one which noticed her, Eilish and Lil Nas X because the breakthrough new artists.
Whereas “Collectively at Dwelling” shouldn’t be a conventional fundraising occasion, the International Citizen web site identifies a number of methods viewers can become involved. Its “Take Action” site contains a number of methods individuals could make their voices heard and donate money.