Lizzo was named best live performer in the Star Tribune's 2016 Twin Cities Critics Tally, while her feel-good summer jam, “Good as Hell,” was voted song of the year. 

Minnesota's best songs of 2016

1. Lizzo, “Good As Hell” (48 points)

2. Fraea, “Criminal” (30)

3. P.O.S., “sleepdrone/superposition” (26)

4. Haley Bonar, “Kismet Kill” (22)

5. Mark Mallman, “The End Is Not the End” (20)

6. Poliça, “Wedding” (19)

7. (tie) Gaelynn Lea, “Someday We’ll Linger in the Sun” (16)

 Lydia Liza and Josiah Lemanski, “Baby, It’s Cold Outside” (rewrite)

9. Dead Man Winter, “Destroyer” (14)

10. The Jayhawks, “Quiet Corners & Empty Spaces” (13)

Best live acts

1. Lizzo (41 points)

2. The Blind Shake (22)

3. (tie) Har Mar Superstar, Nick Jordan, the Revolution (18)

6. Kitten Forever (17)

7. Fury Things (16)

8. NPG/Morris Hayes (13)

9. Finding Novyon (12)

10. (tie) Big Cats, Bruise Violet, Cloud Cult, Fraea, Eric Mayson, Poliça, Tickle Torture, Vie Boheme (10)