Lana Del Rey is a three-time Grammy nominated American singer/songwriter. Her music has been noted by critics for its stylized cinematic quality, glamour and melancholia and its references to 1950s and 1960s Americana.
Her debut album, Born To Die was released in January 2012
and charted at number one on the official UK Album Chart, peaked number two on the US charts and was the fifth best-selling album of 2012. Her extended play Paradise followed that November, garnering her first Grammy nomination for Best Pop Vocal Album. Ultraviolence (2014), her third studio album, became her first album to reach number one in the US. In 2015, she released her fourth studio album, Honeymoon. Both albums received positive critical response.
Del Rey reached her widest audience when she released the song Video Games online in June 2011, following it up with an accompanying video in August 2011. Video Games accumulated 20 million views within its first 5 months.
Lana’s fifth studio album and fourth major-label record, Lust For Life, was released on July 21st. The album received critical acclaim, and became her second album to reach No. 1 in the United States, while also reaching the top ten in almost every other country it charted in. The lead single, titledLove, was released worldwide on February 18th. The title track, which features The Weeknd, was released on April 19th as the second single. The album also features guest appearances from A$AP Rocky, Stevie Nicks, Sean Lennon, and Playboi Carti.