Kesha Thanks Her Fans for Their Support During a Tearful Acceptance Speech at a Human Rights Campaign Dinner

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At the 2016 Nashville Equality Dinner Last Night, Kesha received the Human Rights Campaign’s Visibility Award. “As many of you know I am going through some personal things that have been really intense and hard lately, and I just want to say thank you for any support I have received,” Kesha said amid tears while receiving the award. During the rest of her speech (see below), the singer focused on her experience as a misfit, growing up outside Nashville, and the “strange and unnatural” experience of fame. Kesha recently lost a bid for an injunction break her contract with Dr. Luke, who, according to Kesha, sexually abused her during the time that they worked together.

Kesha Gives Tearfully Acceptance Speech at HRC