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Lorde Opens The NZ Music Awards With A New Twist On Royals! Watch Her Performance HERE!

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Last night was the 48th annual New Zealand Music Awards - the biggest night of the year for NZ music!

So we’ll give you one guess who opened the show…

Duh! Who better to hit the stage first than Lorde!

The 17-year-old Kiwi isn’t just ruling the charts Down Under, she’s the Queen Bee worldwide! And her hit song Royals continues to reign supreme on the Billboard Hot 100 for the 8th straight week!


Before she got the award ceremony started, Little Lorde got on Twitter to share her excitement about being back in the motherland! She tweeted:

She of course had to give the crowd what they wanted and lead off the night with yet another performance of Royals.

But proving what a pop music pro she is, Lorde gave her hit single a bit of a twist!

She and that song are SO effin’ good! Which is probably why Lorde went home with four Tuis!

That's the name of the award they give out — you learn something new everyday!

Ch-ch-check out Lorde singing Royals live at the New Zealand Music Awards…AFTER THE JUMP!!!

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6 comments to “Lorde Opens The NZ Music Awards With A New Twist On Royals! Watch Her Performance HERE!”

  1. 1

    blah blah blah

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    I didn't see anything new (or fresh or interesting). I hope she has a few more really good songs in the pipeline, because this one's going to get old soon.

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  4. realist says – reply to this


    Re: Modern Thinker – All of her songs are good - not just this one. I'm sure she'll have another one that makes the Billboards in the future. The girl is a natural talent.

  5. 5

    omg…not THE new zealand music awards!?!? the music awards for the country that has half the population of America's biggest city?!?! what an honor! seriously though…no one gives a fuck about new zealand music awards and that bitches song is fucking horrible…i hope someone stabs her in the throat and spares us the rest of her auditory assault…

  6. hank says – reply to this


    Re: The Eric – Aww cmon now don't be bagging nz, we don't have a lot in our country and to basically rip into us like that is pretty stink…let us have our moment! Atleast now we can add lorde to our LOTR fame..and sheeps lol