Lana Del Rey is an American singer-songwriter born in New York state. She was born Elizabeth Woolridge Grant, and adopted the stage name Lana Del Rey inspired by old Hollywood actress Lana Turner. Del Rey draws her inspiration from the old vintage and glamour era of Americana pop culture, honing her image with big retro curls and pinup-inspired makeup. Her music and lyrics focus on a type of lovestruck melancholia, of star crossed lovers doomed from the start and heartbroken damsels looking to forget. Lana Del Rey has won many awards and released over five full albums, and is in the process of creating more!