Arooj Aftab made all of Pakistan extremely proud yesterday when she won the Grammy award for Best Global Music Performance, being the first ever Pakistani to receive such a prestigious award.
In her speech, the musician congratulated the rest of the nominees and confessed that winning the spot felt like an impossible dream because of the talented people competing next to her. She also thanked all of her collaborators who helped her make the music and the fans who supported her
BEST GLOBAL MUSIC PERFORMANCE.
That is Pakistan’s @arooj_aftab accepting her first Grammy award tonight.
What a moment.
— Change of Pace (@ChangeofPace414) April 3, 2022
Social media began rejoicing the second this news hit the internet and everyone just had to say that in unprecedented times, Arooj had brought some well needed happiness because of her win.
arooj aftab got pakistan a grammy i think she should be prime minister now
— mahad (@torphor) April 3, 2022
Celebrities like Hadiqa Kiani also reached out to congratulated the singer and also said that this was the good news they needed in such difficult times
In this chaotic world, I’m very happy to wake up to the most beautiful news, @arooj_aftab has won her first Grammy 🥺🥰 so proud of you. Keep making us proud you rock star!
— Hadiqa Kiani (@Hadiqa_Kiani) April 4, 2022
the women of this country winning emmys and oscars and grammys and nobels while the men…yeah whatever.
— Atiya (@bhumrobhumro) April 3, 2022
Fuck everything else for a sec. Arooj Aftab won the grammy!!! SO EXCITED FOR HER! WOW.
— Manal Faheem Khan (@ManalFaheemKhan) April 3, 2022
Arooj Aftab won a GRAMMY what the wow man I’m just… wow
— Husn Hai Suhana (@Fatmounh) April 3, 2022