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Alessia Cara was awarded Best New Artist at Sunday night’s Grammys Awards, one of the top prizes of the night. But her win came with controversy. Many thought the 21-year-old singer was undeserving of the award — which she won over SZA, Khalid, Lil Uzi Vert, and Julia Michaels — because though she gained popularity in 2017, her breakout song “Here” was released in 2015. Cara, though, defended her win in an empowering Instagram message to her critics. “I didn’t log onto grammy.com and submit myself,” she wrote. ...
It’s safe to say that 19-year-old singer-songwriter Alessia Cara has taken the music world by storm right out of the gate. Cara picked up a slate of admirers along the way, including one particularly avid fan – none other than fellow singer-songwriter Taylor Swift.
It’s safe to say that 19-year-old singer-songwriter Alessia Cara has taken the music world by storm right out of the gate. Cara picked up a slate of admirers along the way, including one particularly avid fan – none other than fellow singer-songwriter Taylor Swift. “She’s such a big, influential artist, so the fact that she did this is really cool because she knows that a lot of people are going to listen to her and that means that she believes in it.” Believe in Cara Swift definitely does, as her admiration culminated in inviting the up-and-coming singer onstage during her 1989 tour’s Halloween stop in Tampa, Fla. Now, in an exclusive interview, the two artists sit down to discuss some of the elements of Cara’s career that make this particular rising star such a bright light to follow – and one that will likely appeal to Swift’s fans for some of the same reasons Swift herself has been such an enduring sensation.