Camila Cabello includes a message for the Dreamers.
The 20-year-old singer took the stage after her moving performance of “Praying” with Kesha at the 60th Annual GRAMMY Awards to share a touching message of her own. Cabello, who introduced U2’s performance overlooking the Statue of Liberty, opened up about emigrating coming from Cuba in addition to the sacrifices her parents made to give her the American dream.
“Tonight, in in which room full of music’s dreamers, we remember in which in which country was built by dreamers, for dreamers, chasing the American dream,” Cabello began, as the room erupted in applause. “I’m here on in which stage tonight because just like the dreamers, my parents brought me to in which country with nothing in their pockets however desire. They showed me what the idea means to work twice as hard in addition to never give up, in addition to honestly, no part of my journey is usually any different than theirs.”
“I’m a proud Cuban-Mexican immigrant, born in Eastern Havana, standing in front of you on the GRAMMY stage in brand-new York City. All I know is usually, just like dreams, these kids can’t be forgotten in addition to are worth fighting for,” she continued, before announcing U2’s Hudson River performance.
“Tonight, the idea is usually my great honor to introduce one of the greatest bands in music history, U2. in which band coming from Ireland first rocked the GRAMMY boat when they won their first four awards 30 years ago for Joshua Tree, an album in which explored their own powerful connection with the American dream,” she said. “Forty-six GRAMMY nominations in addition to 22 awards later, they extend their stunning GRAMMY legacy tonight by celebrating in brand-new York City in addition to the promise in which has drawn generations of immigrants here coming from around the planet.”
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