Rising music sensation Lorde has EVERYONE talking right now, and seems to be racking up hit after hit across the world. But who is Lorde? Find out everything you need to know about the 'Team' star...
A: Ella Yelich-O'Connor.
The 'Team' singer-songwriter is currently 17 years-old.
She was born in Devonport, Auckland in New Zealand.
Back as early as the age of 12 Lorde covered songs by artists like Duffy and Pixie Lott, and was eventually spotted by a Universal Records talent scout. Picture: Instagram
The New Zealand-born star names iconic musicians like Etta James and Otis Redding as some of her big muses.
Lorde's debut album 'Pure Heroine' was released in November 2013, featuring ten original songs, and was the product of almost five years work.
The 17 year-old has recorded a cover of Tears For Fears' iconic song 'Everybody Wants To Rule The World', which features on the soundtrack for The Hunger Games: Catching Fire.
The 'Royals' star says her music is "written about and for my peers and friends. It's a unifying thing, a call to arms!" Credit: Daily Telegraph)
The singer explained to Interview magazine that she wanted to come up with a stage persona and thought 'Lord' was "super rad", but wanted it to sound more feminine.
For the UK fans out there, Lorde will be performing an exclusive duet on-stage with Disclosure at the BRIT Awards 2014 on 19th February.