Katy Perry received the Gracies Impact Award on Thursday night (September 10) from the Women’s Alliance in the 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 smilebut she spoke with the true testament to women’s power during her speech at the 45th annual Gracies Awards.
“I believe that women are so strong, flexible and well-equipped to take on so many different activities,” the pop star said in a speech. This is the champion theme of What a Woman Does, which she wrote about her daughter Daisy Pigeon Bloom.
The smile the singer announced the birth of her firstborn on August 27, just a day before releasing her long-awaited album, which debuted at number five on the Billboard 200 this week (September 1
Rachel Platen received the Gracies Award back in 2017 for her wild hit “Fight Song”. Gracies recognizes exemplary programs created by, for, and for women in radio, television, and interactive media.
Mickey Guyton also performed “No Network,” which Diane Warren wrote for Stuntmen: The Untold Hollywood Story documentary, for the first time on the show for virtual awards. Country singer Black, who is still a rarity in business, was nominated for new vocalist of the year at the 2016 Academy of Country Music Awards.
The Gracies AWMF Awards are broadcast live on Facebook, Instagram and YouTube at 7pm EST, but people can still join the program afterwards.