A noted admirer of London Taylor Swift turned into the primary non-British lady to win the Brits’ Global Icon Award this evening.
She acknowledged her prize live from the O2 Arena on Tuesday, bangs excited with energy. Round of Thrones star Maisie Williams introduced the honor, saying Swift’s “capacity to support what she has faith in has made her a motivation all throughout the planet.” Some of the vocalist’s dear companions and friends — Selena Gomez, Ed Sheeran, Zoë Kravitz, Annie Lennox, and the BRITs’ most recent Rising Star, Griff — talked in a reel, observing Swift’s incalculable achievements. “My spirit left my body when Annie Lennox was on that video,” Swift responded in front of an audience. “That resembled 1,000 astonishment birthday celebrations, where every one of your companions are leaping out like ‘Ah!’ and you’re very much like, ‘This is awesome.'”
The Global Icon award praises a craftsman who has made a “monstrous” overall effect through music and support.
Past victors are Robbie Williams, Elton John, and David Bowie, making Swift the principal lady, the most youthful, and the main non-Brit. (Truly procuring that “Miss Americana” title.) In her acknowledgment discourse, Swift said thanks to her British fans for all the help throughout the long term, in any event, when the pandemic warded her off.
“Hello, as a result of you, a year ago I even nearly played Glastonbury. We as a whole realize what occurred straightaway. The world changed, and I wound up making three collections all things considered,” she said, saying thanks to “the astounding, innovative individuals” she made old stories and evermore with, like her sweetheart, whom she just calls Joe. Prior to completing, she tended to every one of the “staggering new specialists” in the room and the visionaries watching at home. “In case you’re being met with opposition, that likely implies that you’re experimenting. On the off chance that you experience choppiness and pressing factor, that prob implies you’re rising. Also, there may be times when you put your entire central core into something and it’s met with criticism or incredulity. You can’t let that smash you. You need to let that fuel you.”
— BRIT Awards (@BRITs) May 11, 2021