Lana Del Rey can't seem to escape controversy. Del Ray is the only female for the "15th Annual Men of the Year Awards Special Issue," and she is the only one who appeared nude. Many critics, such as Jezebel.com, have called British GQ out as being sexist. But, according to a statement by British GQ, the reason she was chosen as "Woman of the Year" was due to her talent and the buzz that surrounds her.
Lana Del Rey gave a Fourth of July concert at the Montreux Jazz Festival that left fans wanting more of the American chanteuse, who swept to fame last year on the back of her haunting 'Video Games' single.
Before Lana Del Rey’s tragic Saturday Night Live performance, most people loved everything about the self-described “gangster Nancy Sinatra.” But as the buzz around Del Rey grew, information about the singer’s past hit the Internet.
Over the weekend, Lana Del Rey, newly popular indie singer, made her mainstream debut performing two songs on Saturday Night Live. Brian Williams, NBC news anchor sent a scathing e-mail to Gawker, outlining his disappointment in Del Rey's performances. And now, the "Video Games" singer is waiting for Williams to apologize.