Halsey opens up on “deeply personal” songwriter award in acceptance speech
We know Halsey is an incredible songwriter, but now she's been recognized for her impact on the music industry.
The Songwriters Hall Of Fame Gala's 50th annual event is honoring the singer with the Hal David Starlight Award.
The award is for recognizing a young songwriter making an impact on the music industry through their artistic works.
Halsey says the award is a tremendous honor because it was for her music instead of something superficial.music
Other award winners throughout the night included Justin Timberlake, Dallas Austin, Missy Elliott, Tom T. Hall, John Prine and Yusuf (a.k.a. Cat Stevens) among others. Missy Elliott is also now the first female hip-hop artist and third rapper ever to join the Songwriters Hall of Fame.
You can watch Halsey's speech in the player below.
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