Adele won for Best Female Solo Artist at Wednesday's Brit Awards (an awards show they have in England, in case you didn't already figure that out). It was an emotional moment for the singer, who previously won the first ever Brit Critic's Choice Award in 2007 before she had even released her first album. But, Adele chose not to focus on herself in her brief acceptance speech, instead using the public platform to weigh in on the tragic controversy currently surrounding Kesha.
For anyone not following the Kesha story, here's a (much too) brief synopsis. The "TiK ToK" singer is trying to get out of her restrictive contract with producer Dr. Luke, whom she has accused of illegal business practices, emotional abuse, physical abuse, and sexual assault. Many high-profile figures in entertainment came forward to support Kesha after a judge threw out her case. Meanwhile, her label, Sony, took Dr. Luke's side.
Adele's declaration of support is particularly significant, because her label, Columbia, is also owned by Sony. Will the music giant change its tune now that one of its megastars is taking the other side? Only one thing is clear: Sony definitely doesn't want to piss off Adele. She's the only thing the world agrees on right now.