Stevie Nicks hailed Lizzo as “the great woman of our time” following her acceptance speech at the 2022 People’s Choice Awards.
The Fleetwood Mac star said she was “very impressed and moved” by Lizzo’s actions as she accepted the People’s Champion Award at Tuesday’s ceremony.
The pop star has used the platform to highlight champions for important causes, inviting 17 women to take the stage to accept their awards.
The women represent social concerns including climate change, reproductive justice, affordable health care and police violence.
In a message posted to her Instagram, Nicks told Lizzo: “Your name is in the stars now.”
“Dearest Lizzo…In my opinion, your presentation last night at the People’s Choice Awards was not only so beautiful and necessary that you received an award for being a woman. great of our time,” she wrote.
“I was impressed and moved when you put it together and pulled it out. It’s great, and everyone hears you.
“You have given all women a lasting resonance – the flute player, the singer, the musician, the future politician…?
“Your name is in the stars now. Much love, Stevie Nicks”
Lizzo, 34, later won Song of the Year for her hit About Dam Time.
Receiving the People’s Champion Award, she said: “I’m here tonight because being an icon isn’t about how long you’ve had your platform, being an icon is what you do with that platform.
“And since the beginning of my career, I have used my platform to amplify marginalized voices, so tonight I will share the honor.”
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