3:46 pm EDT, August 6, 2020

Lizzo inks first look deal with Amazon Studios

Lizzo is teaming up with Amazon Studios to make a leap into the world of television!

In a press release sent out on Thursday (August 6), Amazon Studios announced that it has signed a first look deal with 2019 breakout recording artist Lizzo.

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As part of the new partnership, the Grammy Award winning singer will be working with Amazon Studios to create television projects that will premiere exclusively via Amazon Prime Videos in more than 200 countries.

Currently, it’s unclear as to what types of television projects we can expect from the “Truth Hurts” singer, but it’s clear that she’s excited to hit the ground running and get started on trying her hand at developing new series.

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“I’m so excited to partner with the amazing team at Amazon,” said Lizzo in a statement. “Thank you to Jen Salke and the rest of the tea, for making this dream come true. I can’t wait to get started and share my vision with the world.

In a statement of her own, Head of Amazon Studios Jennifer Salke said everyone at the company is very much looking forward to working with the three-time Grammy winner on this new venture.

“Lizzo is one of the most exciting, creative, joyful artists in the industry, and it is such a pleasure to announce this new deal with her,” said Salke. “She has such a unique perspective and we’re so excited to hear her ideas for new content that our Prime Video customers are sure to love.”

We’ll definitely be looking forward to hearing more about what kinds of original programming Lizzo and Amazon Studios will be cooking up together!

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