Lorde’s song “Royals” has beaten Miley Cyrus’s song “Wrecking ball” and Katy Perry’s “Roar”. This achievement has put her in the top 100 chart and she is the youngest solo artist. She hit the number one spot during the holidays.
Lorde is 16 but turns 17 on November the 16. She’s the only New Zealand Artist to hit the top of the Billboards hot 100 list. She's a year 12 at Takapuna Grammar School on Auckland's North Shore. Her real name is Ella Yelich-O'Connor but is known as Lorde. She released her first album "Love Club" and gained millions of fans.