Katy Perry received the Gracie Impact Award (September 10) from the Alliance for Women in Media Foundation (AWMF) Thursday night for her positive impact on society through her music.
Perry not only performed her feminist anthem “What’s Max a Woman” off her new album smile, But she spoke of the true testament to women’s power during her acceptance speech at the 45th annual Gracie Awards.
The pop star announced during her speech, “I believe that women are so strong and versatile and well-equipped that they are involved in many different jobs.” This is the championship theme of “What’s Max a Woman”, which she wrote for her daughter, Daisy Dove Bloom.
smile The singer announced her first birth on August 27, just a day before the release of her much awaited album, which debuted at No. 5 on the Billboard 200 this week (dated September 12).
Rachel Platten received the Gracie Award back in 2017 for her tug-of-war battle cry hit “Fight Song”. Gracie recognizes exemplary programming for and by women in radio, television, and interactive media.
Mickey Gighton also performed “Without a Net”, for which Diane Warren wrote Stuntwomen: The Untold Hollywood Story Documentary, first time at the Virtual Awards Show. The Black Female Country Singer, still rare in business, was nominated for the New Female Singer of the Year at the 2016 Academy of Country Music Awards.
AWMF’s Graciez Awards are broadcast live at 7 pm EST, Facebook, Instagram and YouTube, but people can still participate in the event.