In Numbers: LIRA – The Voice SA

23 January 2019
From large to small, these are the digits that are going to make for a formidable #TeamLIRA!
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9 million – The number of people who tuned into the telecast of her first DVD, ‘Live in Concert: A Celebration’

745,000+ – The number of people who like her Facebook page

442,000+ – The number of followers she has on Twitter

275,000+ – The number of people who follow her Instagram feed

35 – The number of countries she has performed in worldwide

20 – The number of African countries she has performed in

16 – The age at which she started performing

15+ – The number of years she’s been in the music business

12 – The number of American states she performed in in 2014

11 – The number of South African Music Awards on her mantlepiece

10 – The number of years between these two photos:

8 – The number of brand endorsements she has garnered

6 – The number of best-selling albums she’s released

5 – The number of Presidents she has performed for

4 – The number of awards she picked up at the 2009 SAMAs – a record by a single artist at the time

4 – The number of times ‘Live in Concert: A Celebration’, her debut DVD, went platinum

4 – The number of platinum certifications her albums have achieved

4 – The number of Bona magazine covers she’s graced

3 – The number of platinum certifications her albums have achieved

3 – The number of live DVDs she’s put out

3 – The number of ‘tiers’ to her 2013 First Decade Celebration – Love, Celebration, and Inspiration

3 – The number of seasons of her reality show Dreamchasers

3 – The number of The Voice SA seasons she’s been coach on

2 – The number of consecutive Best Female of the Year SAMAs she’s won – the only artist to have done this

2 – The number of years LIRA spent in financial auditing, before drafting a five-year plan to move into music

2 – The number of films she’s starred in (‘The Italian Consul’, 2010, and Love Is A Four Letter Word, 2015)

2 – The number of Channel O awards she’s won

1 – The number of MOBO and BET Awards she’s been nominated for

1 – The number of Disney soundtracks she performed on (Moana, 2016)

1 – The number of times she’s been to Machu Picchu!

Countless – The number of magazine covers she’s featured on – peep here!.

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