Rita Ora Gives Moving Performance Of ‘Soul Survivor’ at VH1 Trailblazer Honors: Watch

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Rita Ora took to the stage at this yr’s VH1 Trailblazer Honors to present a heartfelt efficiency of “Soul Survivor,” the emotional climax of her debut album. The singer, clad in a ruffled black and white gown, was backed by a easy string quartet earlier than being joined onstage by a gaggle of highly effective girls.

“Soul Survivor” was initially written as a private anthem for Ora, detailing the star’s tumultuous relationship along with her former label, Roc Nation. The singer filed a lawsuit in 2015, saying that after seven years on the label she was solely allowed to launch one track. She references her combat with the corporate on the monitor, singing, “It's been seven lengthy years preventing in your consideration/ Manipulated by worry and misdirection.”

Along with a efficiency from Ora, the Trailblazer Honors acknowledged the highly effective girls in our society who intention to make the world a greater place, with Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi and filmmaker Ava DuVernay receiving the evening’s high honors.

VH1 will air the Trailblazer Honors of Friday, March eight (International Women’s Day) at 9:00 p.m. ET.

Check out an unique clip of Rita Ora performing “Soul Survivor” under: