July 09, 2014 AT 5:09 AM
With a unique sound, swag and ukulele permanently in tow, pop/rock artist LP dropped her debut album Forever for Now last month and is hitting the road for a summer tour with O.A.R. and Phillip Phillips. Now the New York native, currently based in Los Angeles, has Rolling Stone, Vogue and Wall Street Journal singing her praises and has even penned hits for Rihanna and Christina Aguilera. The songstress stopped by LifeMinute to give us the scoop on her big year and serve up an acoustic jam sesh.