Selena Gomez is proud of how honest female musicians have become

Selena Gomez stunned everyone at the Ray Dolby Ballroom in Los Angeles as she attended the 2017 Billboard Women in Music Dinner and Awards Gala.

"To be honest, I think Francia should be getting this award because she saved my life", Gomez said tearfully. "I feel incredibly lucky".

Speaking with Billboard, Selena opened up about her relationship with Instagram, where she's still the most followed person on the platform.

The actress, singer and producer has been vocal about taking the time to step away from social media in the past to focus on her mental and physical health, and in a new interview she expands on that practice. It got us closer but I also learned so much this year about myself.

Here are a few more things we learned about the former Disney Channel star.

In a speech before giving Gomez the award, Raisa said she "didn't' think twice" about her decision.

The "Bad Liar" singer said that she's altered and edited herself her whole life for the sake of others.

After thanking Fanning and Raisa, Gomez added "I don't know how I'll ever repay it but maybe I'll make an epic album next year". I'm good, I'm really good. "But I really, really felt that that's what helped me feel satisfied with where I am".

"When people look up to me, I want them to see my life and have it reflect theirs and understand that if I can make it through everything that I've made it through and still making it through, you can do it as well".

The singing sensation had shocked her fanbase back in September when she revealed that, due to complications in her ongoing battle with lupus, she had received an emergency kidney transplant, with Raisa selflessly stepping up for her best friend.


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