“I’ve been doing positive music for a long-ass time,” Lizzo said. “Then the culture changed. There were a lot of things that weren’t popular but existed, like body positivity, which at first was a form of protest for fat bodies and black women and has now become a trendy, commercialized thing. Now I’ve seen it reach the mainstream. Suddenly I’m mainstream! How could we have guessed something like this would happen when we’ve never seen anything like this before?”
In addition, the mag has released their Athlete of the Year (the US Women’s Soccer Team), Guardians of the Year (Public Servants), and Businessperson of the Year (Disney CEO Bob Iger).