Swift grew to become the primary girl to obtain the worldwide icon prize, which has beforehand been awarded to superstars equivalent to Elton John, David Bowie and Robbie Williams.
For the large night time, Taylor opted for a shocking silvery sequin quantity. Whereas worldwide media dubbed the flowery embellished ensemble as a skirt and cropped high, desi Swifties went into overdrive on social media and hailed the star for carrying a lehenga.
“Okayyy soo the QUEEN is carrying an Indian conventional however fashionable put on… a lehenga… u CANNOT SAY ANYTHING ELSE let me have this ONE,” a Swiftie wrote on Twitter.
One other stated, “TAYLOR SWIFT CHANNELING HER INNER DESI SELF LORD WOW THIS LEHENGA SERVED.”
Yet one more added, “TAYLOR SWIFT LEHENGA ERA.”
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— ¹⁷² Sherlock⁷(ia) (@sherlock043) 1620763047000
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— Saanjh (Taylor’s Model) (@hurtfucker) 1620762793000
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— ✨Aradhna✨ (@shesaidwhattnow) 1620788749000
cant wait to inform my kids about how taylor swift wore a lehenga to the 2021 brit awards
— drish (@cristinayngs) 1620775173000
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— wired rasbari (@prashansamaskey) 1620785159000
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— Mr. Completely Effective (@folklorespirit) 1620767060000
In the course of the present, Swift watched a montage of singers praising her work, together with bestie Ed Sheeran, Annie Lennox, together with Selena Gomez who declared, “She is beneficiant and type and cares so deeply for her followers.”
Accepting her award, Swift stated, “I need to thank my family and friends who know precisely who they’re. Whose opinion of me by no means modified whether or not my inventory was up or down. If there’s one factor that I’ve realized, it is that you need to go searching on daily basis and be aware of the individuals who have all the time believed in you and by no means cease appreciating them for it.”
In a motivating speech to her followers, she stated, “I would like you to listen to me once I say that there is no such thing as a profession path that comes freed from negativity. For those who’re being met with resistance, that most likely signifies that you are doing one thing new.”
“For those who’re experiencing turbulence or stress, that most likely signifies that you are rising and there is perhaps occasions the place you set your complete coronary heart and soul into one thing and it’s met with cynicism or scepticism You can not let that crush you,” she added.
“It’s a must to let it gas you as a result of we reside in a world the place anybody has the suitable to say something they need about you at any time. However simply please bear in mind that you’ve the suitable to show them incorrect,” she concluded.
Taylor is the most important promoting artist within the U.Okay. to this point in 2021, following the discharge of her re-recorded album, ‘Fearless.’