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Lorde Signed a $2.5 Million Publishing Deal

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 11:  Singer Lorde attends VH1 "You Oughta Know In Concert" 2013 on November 11, 2013 at Roseland Ballroom in New York City.  (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

She finalized the deal with Songs Music Publishing, who represent Pharrell and Diplo, among others, on her seventeenth birthday, no less. What did you do on your seventeenth birthday (and did it involve Boones Farm)? Related: Please watch to the end of this performance and enjoy Lorde's reaction to a hand-kiss from David Letterman. She is a teenage queen.

Photo: Neilson Barnard/2013 Getty Images