We're learning more about this terrible tragedy.
The 16-year-old performed for a daytime television audience for the first time, dropping by to see Ellen DeGeneres and sing her #1 smash hit Royals!
So now your mom should know who Lorde is, finally! LOLz!
Hey, who doesn't love, Ellen? And speaking of love, Ellen must be a HUGE Lorde fan! She tells the young Kiwi not once but TWICE how much she loves her!
Lorde fever has official swept the globe!
Ch-ch-check out her performance above!