Last night time (Oct. 17), Justin Tranter marched their bedazzled black heels to the stage of The Sayer’s Club in Hollywood, Calif. for Beyond, a Spirit Day live performance benefiting GLAAD. The showcase raised over $400,000 for the LGBTQ media advocacy group and was attended by the likes of Nick Jonas, Darren Criss, Shea Diamond, A Star Is Born breakout Willam and 13 Reasons Why’s Katherine Langford.
Throughout the night time, Tranter carried out tracks they'd a hand in co-writing, together with Halsey’s “Bad At Love,” Justin Bieber’s “Sorry” and DNCE’s “Cake By The Ocean. The night time’s greatest spotlight arrived when Imagine Dragons lead singer Dan Reynold joined them on stage for an inspiring rendition of the rock band’s mega-hit “Believer."
Ahead of the efficiency, Reynolds talked concerning the affect Tranter has had on him. “I used to be raised Mormon in Las Vegas, Nevada in a really conservative household. There are folks on the planet which can be a stone within the water and their ripples proceed outward. Justin has been a stone on this trade,” the rocker stated. “Justin has no concept of the ripples that [they] have created by dwelling [their] reality.”
He continued: “The motive that is necessary for me to share is as a result of now I’m this raging liberal in a household of Mormons and conservatives. We really feel so at odds proper now on the planet the place there’s Republicans and Democrats and we’re arch-enemies. But what I need to say is that due to folks like Justin and also you, you may be that stone and hear and be affected person with these individuals who have been raised with conservative mindsets as a result of our coronary heart is open and we simply have been confused. We simply have been confused.”
Tranter returned the love, thanking Reynolds for being an incomparable ally to the LGBTQ group. “I all the time say, the bottom minimal of being an ally is to hear and assist. This motherfucker listened completely and he helps like no different white, straight male that I've met in my life. He’s raised hundreds of thousands of hundreds of thousands of hundreds of thousands of . He is the primary individual to get the Mormon church to say one thing constructive concerning the LGBTQ group -- which accurately saves lives.”
Check out Tranter and Reynolds performing “Believer” on the Spirit Day live performance beneath.