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Taylor Swift wants to help close the gender pay gap

Taylor Swift wants to help close the gender pay gap”

Swift accepted the first-ever Icon Award, which was presented by soccer star Alex Morgan, Sunday night at the 2019 Nickelodeon Teen Choice Awards. which took place on the sand at Hermosa Beach.

The 29-year-old was introduced to the stage by Alex Morgan, who won the World Cup with the USA women's football team last month. It's happening everywhere and they are heroes and icons for standing up'.

Kevin, Joe and Nick took to the stage to accept the prize, which organisers said celebrates their development over the past 10 years.

She added, "I just want you to know if you are out there and being hard on yourself right now for something that has happened, or messing up or feeling embarrassed it is normal". I love meeting you. "I love loving you". You are just the most awesome, generous people. "Thank you for giving my the life I have". "You are the reason I have the life that I have", she told the crowd in California, in the United States.

"One thing I wish I would have known when I was a teen is mistakes are inevitable", she said. They split in 2013 but got back together in March with the number one single Sucker. "We are all going to have a few scratches on us".

For the "Me" singer, she wants people to be "kind" to themselves. Her highly-anticipated song "Lover" comes out August 16.

"I'm so excited", she said.

Amid loud cheers from the audience, the star then announced that she would be releasing her new song, "Lover", on Friday.

Other big winners on the night included the Jonas Brothers, who closed out the show after taking the decade award.

"Screaming, it's good", she teased at one point. Yet this one was special as it featured Swift's cats.



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