Chika received her first-ever GLAAD Award Thursday night time throughout the thirty second Annual GLAAD Media Awards. Forward of the ceremony, organizers took to Twitter to announce the Business Video games artist received Excellent Breakthrough Music Artist.
“What can I say? I deserve it,” stated Chika with a smirk throughout her acceptance speech. “I work arduous. Me and solely me, I don’t have a group, I don’t have mother and father. I used to be solid underneath a tree, after which fireplace.”
“I made it right here by the Northern winds, and I’m so grateful for the chance to take a seat right here and sing these songs and never give anybody credit score, particularly the individuals who gave start to me and my administration,” she continued. “So thanks guys, from Chika and Chika solely, not Warner, and never the band behind me. Simply me.”
The 24-year-old ultimately broke out laughing as she gave a shou-tout to “my mother and pop, to my lady, all that stuff,” earlier than including, “Recognize it, I deserve it.”
Later throughout the ceremony, Chika delivered a efficiency of her singles, “FWB” and “Save You.” Supported by backup singers, a band, lights and manufacturing, Chika took the stage carrying a white swimsuit and braided updo coiffure.
Introduced by the Homosexual and Lesbian Alliance In opposition to Defamation, the GLAAD Media Awards “honor media for honest, correct, and inclusive representations of LGBTQ individuals and points,” in response to the awards web site.
The #GLAADawards for Excellent Breakthrough Music Artist goes to… @oranicuhh!!! Congratulations!! pic.twitter.com/UtfA6VsDuA
— GLAAD (@glaad) April 8, 2022
By Rachel George
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