Billboard's Women in Music 2014
She also received Billboard's Powerhouse Honor, which she jokingly noted meant she was basically getting an award for singing really loud. "A nice way of saying, f--- she sings loud!" Jessie cracked from the podium.
After her acoustic performance of "Masterpiece," an overwhelmed Jessie J thanked everyone that was at the ceremony.
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"I got signed 10 years ago," she explained. "To sum everything up, I just love to sing. Everything else is a bonus. It was my therapy...There are so many people in this room whose paths have crossed with me. What an honor....We've all had to fight and prove ourselves. I want to take a moment to celebrate every women in this room."
After noting that this was her "first-ever award" in America, Jessie J concluded, "I never thought i would have this moment in America. This is one of the most incredible moments of my career so far. And thank you for listening to me sing. It's all I want to do."