She thanked her fans too adding: “For people to be so kind to me is awesome, I was not expecting this one at all”.
Last Wednesday, Adele was the main highlight during Brit Awards 2016 not only because she wowed the audience with her performance of “When We Were Young“, reports The Guardian, but also because she showed support for Kesha, who’s now battling a lawsuit against Dr. Luke.
Martin was on the red carpet for Newsround.
“Yes, I am very much a feminist, but more than that, I am a humanist”.
Holding up her Brit award, which was designed by Pam Hogg, she said: “I’d like to take this moment to publicly support Kesha“.
Both acts will be performing at the ceremony but Adele will be hoping to avoid any technical glitches like those that marred her Grammy Awards performance earlier in the month.
Global female solo artist – Bjork.
Awards organizer the British Phonographic Industry has promised to look at how nominees and winners are selected, and has announced a new advisory committee made up of black and ethnic minority music-industry figures.
Zoe Hardman arriving for the 2016 Brit Awards at the O2 Arena, London.
Adele also spoke about how grateful she was for the success of her comeback album, “25”, saying: “Thank you so much”.
However, Adele lost out to One Direction in the fan-voted category British Artist Video Of The Year which they won for “Drag Me Down“.
Similarly the best International Group prize went to Tame Impala, whose “Let it Happen” is a provocative video of a businessman apparently having a heart attack in an airport lounge. “Everyone has their ups and downs”. “I’d like to take a quick second to thank my management and record label for embracing the fact that I’m a woman and being encouraged by it”, said Adele.
The 21-year-old added: “Man, I’m shaking a little bit right now. I want to thank my manager and my unbelievable boyfriend”.
James Bay, who won British Male Solo Artist (which was presented by Kylie Minogue), teamed up with Justin Bieber, to play guitar while he sang his track Love Yourself.
Rihanna, who delayed the start of her world tour and missed the Grammys last week due to illness, shook up London’s 02 Arena with a rendition of her new song “Work” with a special appearance by Drake.