GL declared she wants to be a singer.
I catch her in the living room, microphone in hand, belting out the lyrics to Let It Go. She doesn’t know I’m watching when I witness her fully coming into her own. With passion and individuality, she expresses her soul.
It’s mesmerizing to watch someone (particularly my daughter!) click into their power.
Last week, I saw it on a bigger stage when I accompanied DH to see Joywave, who opened for Betty Who.
It took just 2 seconds for me to be enthralled.
By giving 500% of herself to the performance, Betty’s dynamic presence immediately filled the sold out room. Her fans held onto (and sang along with) every word. She had me (not a pop music buff) captivated by her every move. It was awesome to see someone so connected to their power– using it to raise the energy of the crowd and spread joy.
Another cool thing– Betty Who doesn’t look like a typical pop star. She’s blonde — like Gwen Stefani and Pink, but she doesn’t have the Katy Perry or Beyoncé body. She’s 6’1″!
I shared (this video) with GL. She likes her singing (and her earrings). I like that there’s an authenticity bursting from the performance. It feels connected to her soul.
If this is what pop music looks like — then I say go for it, GL.
Which pop stars do you think have an authentic performance?