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10 Most Popular Lorde Songs

Royals introduced us to one of our youngest and most favourite female artists in recent years. Here's a list of some of her most popular songs so far.

Lorde - Royals (US Version) - YouTube

The song that started it all. In mid-2013, Lorde released her debut single "Royals". It became an international crossover hit and made Lorde the youngest solo artist (and the only New Zealander) to achieve a US number-one single on the Billboard Hot 100 since 1987.

Lorde - Buzzcut Season

In late 2013, she released her debut studio album, Pure Heroine.

Lorde - Team

Lorde's music consists of subgenres such as dream pop and indietronica.

Lorde - Tennis Court

She has earned two Grammy Awards, a Brit Award and ten New Zealand Music Awards.

Lorde - Yellow Flicker Beat (Hunger Games)

In 2013, she was named among Time's most influential teenagers in the world, and in the following year, she was in Forbes's "30 Under 30" list.

Lorde - White Teeth Teens (Live On Letterman)

Lorde grew up listening to American jazz musician Billie Holiday, and soul musicians Sam Cooke, Etta James and Otis Redding, whose music Lorde admires for "harvesting their suffering."

Lorde - Ribs (Live On Letterman)

Lorde's music has been described as art pop, dream pop, indie pop, electropop, and indie-electro. Multiple reviewers also note the influences of hip hop and R&B on Lorde's releases.


Lorde chose her stage name because she was fascinated with "royals and aristocracy".

LORDE | Glory and Gore (HD Lyrics)

Her music is noted for the manner in which its view of pop culture is contrasted with that of her contemporaries, such as Miley Cyrus and Rihanna.

Lorde - The Love Club (lyric video)

Featuring Lorde in its 6 September 2013 cover story, Billboard named Lorde "your new alt-rock heroine"