“Pure Heroine” tops charts worldwide Reply

Lorde, a 17-year-old from New Zealand, has become an international sensation with her hit “Royals.” Her album, “Pure Heroine,” is No. 5 on the Billboard Top 100. (Photo Courtesy of  SMH.COM.AU )

Lorde, a 17-year-old from New Zealand, has become an international sensation with her hit “Royals.” Her album, “Pure Heroine,” is No. 5 on the Billboard Top 100. (Photo Courtesy of SMH.COM.AU )

Samantha Greaves – 1851 Staff

With her soulful, enigmatic voice that is comparable to popular artists such as Adele, Lana Del Rey, and Sky Ferreira, and a single that has consecutively held a steady spot at No. 5 on the Billboard Top 100 chart for Pop Music, it is hard to believe that New Zealander, Ella Yelich O’Connor, who goes by the stage name, Lorde is only 17-years-old. Her debut album, “Pure Heroine,” was released September 30th in the U.S., making Lorde an international sensation. More…