LONDON • Ariana Grande got here again to stage her One Love Manchester concert, weeks after a suicide bombing killed 22 individuals after one in all her gigs within the metropolis final May.
On Wednesday, the American pop star was honoured for her defiant stand towards terrorism on the NME Awards in London, the place feminine acts took home a slew of prizes.
New Zealand songstress Lorde was hailed as the very best worldwide solo artist whereas Haim, a trio of sisters from California, had been named finest worldwide band.
British rapper Stefflon Don was named finest new artist.
“We feel really good being here because it does feel like a lot of women are nominated, but I definitely feel like the majority of awards shows are not representing females,” Danielle Haim mentioned.
Shirley Manson, lead singer of British band Garbage who was additionally feted, welcomed the latest deal with the treatment of ladies within the leisure business.
“I feel the #MeToo marketing campaign is a chance to actually proceed the dialog and truly facilitate change; whether or not it’s going to change into the case I do not know.
“It worries me a little that it’s a lot of talk and little action,” she mentioned.
Other acts recognised on the event included British rockers Kasabian, who had been named finest stay artist, whereas former Oasis frontman Liam Gallagher, who carried out a medley of his hits, was given the Godlike Genius award.
The NME, or New Musical Express, is a British music publication that was based within the 1950s, and was extremely influential for durations through the late 20th century.