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Mayor Turner had request for Lizzo after her Saturday Night Live performance

The Houston-raised superstar made a splash on Saturday Night Live, and is the most-nominated artist in this year's Grammy Awards.

HOUSTON — Lizzo is Houston’s rising star in the entertainment world and soon, she’ll be officially recognized by the city.

She was on fire on the Saturday Night Live stage over the weekend, and the day after the episode aired, Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner tweeted that he wants the city to honor her in January.

The mayor tweeted ‘From her humble beginnings at @UHouston to now singing in front of millions, @lizzo continues to be a rising star.  She represented #HTown and @nbcsnl last night.  I would like to extend an invite for our city to recognize her in January.’  

She retweeted him, adding that she also also grew up in Alief ISD.  

It’s been an incredible year for Lizzo.  Her eight Grammy nominations was more than anyone else. She was also named Time Magazine’s Entertainer of the Year. 

Aside from being a bonafide superstar entertainer, Lizzo is also a classically trained flutist.

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