Lorde wants ‘Royals’ off the radio

Lorde wants ‘Royals’ off the radio

OVERPLAYED?: Lorde accepts the award for best pop solo performance at the 56th annual Grammy Awards at Staples Center on Sunday, Jan. 26, in Los Angeles. Photo: Associated Press/ Matt Sayles/Invision

New Zealand pop star Lorde wants to pull her hit single “Royals” from the radio over fears fans will tire of her too quickly.

The singer scored a massive international hit with her debut track in 2013 and it won two Grammy Awards, Song of the Year and Best Pop Solo Performance, last month.

The song is still a favorite on the airwaves, but Lorde wishes she could have it removed from radio stations’ playlists so fans can have a break from her before she releases new material.

She tells V Magazine, “I want to let people stop hearing Lorde on the radio all the time, because it’s kind of crazy at the moment. I’d like to give people a little bit of breathing room before I unleash something different.”


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