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Selena Gomez Breaks Down During Billboard's Speech

Selena Gomez Breaks Down During Billboard's Speech

"I honestly look forward to sharing with you, soon my journey through these past several months as I have always wanted to do with you". At an event meant to elevate women, Gomez couldn't hold back tears as she centered her friendship with Raísa in her speech for the evening's top award. Blige also touched on her personal journey while accepting the Icon Award, highlighting the responsibility she feels to help people get through whatever situation they may be in: "I'm a fighter, I'm here, and I'm out here fighting for you".

"I've never felt this proud to be a woman in the industry than I do today, and that's because I actually feel comfortable with every single woman that has encouraged me", she continued, stressing how crucial it is that women's voices are finally being heard.

Michael Kovac/Getty Images for BillboardSelena Gomez accepted her Woman of the Year award at the Billboard Women in Music event Thursday night, tearfully thanking her best friend and kidney donor, Francia Raisa. In September, Gomez had a kidney transplant because of her battle with lupus.

Gomez has been abundantly introspective, which was clear from the accompanying interview she did for the December 9 issue of Billboard. "Because she saved my life".

She cherishes on/off beau Justin Bieber and is best friends with her ex, the Weeknd. "It was really hard in the beginning", she admitted. I feel incredibly lucky'.

She added: "I think one of the experiences I've had myself, I've experienced a lot with my health, and being able to talk about that confidently".

She's beauty and she's grace, she's Miz Selena Gomez.

"I like to choose to live my life in a way where I want to be weight-free, and I know that's impossible to do because I have a million [eyes] on me right now", she explained. "I'm out there fighting for you".

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