Katy Perry fist pumped the air during her acceptance speech for winning the NARM Artist of the Year Award. Girl looked more goth than tired to us, but Perry said she’s exhausted and after watching the promo reel she realizes why.
“I saw why I was so exhausted — because I like working so hard!” she said. “It’s really so fun working so hard, because I like reaching my goals. I don’t know about you.”
One of the best parts of Perry’s speech was when she shared a story about how she was originally inspired to get into the music biz. When she was younger she was only allowed to listen to certain types of music. Every time she visited her friend she’d force them to throw on MTV real quick, like a rebellious little kid would. One time, her friend pulled out “Killer Queen” by Queen and she says it hit her like a shockwave.
“I remember falling down what felt like slow motion in my bed,” she said. “I thought to myself oh my gosh, this music is incredible. These lyrics, they speak to me.”
Perry next plans? She’s taking a much deserved break.
“I swear after this song I’m taking a f*cking vacation,” she said.
Watch it here: