Katy Perry received the Gracies Impact Award Thursday evening (September 10) from the Alliance for Women in Media Foundation (AWMF) for her positive impact on society through her music.
Perry not only performed her feminist anthem “What Makes a Woman” from her new album You smile, but spoke about the true testament of women’s power during her acceptance speech at the 45th Gracies Awards.
“I believe women are so strong, versatile and well equipped to do so many different jobs,” the pop star said during her speech. It is the main theme of “What Makes a Woman”, which he wrote for his daughter Daisy Dove Bloom.
The You smile The singer announced the birth of her first child on August 27, just one day before releasing her highly anticipated album, which debuted at number 5 on the Billboard 200 this week (dated September 1
Rachel Platten received the Gracies Award in 2017 for her rousing hit “Fight Song”. The Gracy’s recognize exemplary programming created by, for and about women in radio, television and interactive media.
Mickey Guyton also starred in “Without a Net,” which Diane Warren wrote for Stuntwomen: The Untold Hollywood Story documentary, for the first time ever at the virtual award ceremony. The black female country singer, who is still a rarity in the industry, was named new female singer of the year at the 2016 Academy of Country Music Awards.
The AWMF Gracies Awards aired live on Facebook, Instagram and YouTube at 7pm. EST, but people can still tune in to the program later.