After opening with some shocking buzz in the 2020 mess of the year hosted by Fortune Feimster and Gina Yashere, the 31-year-old annual GLAAD Media Awards brought out Ben Platt (virtually!) For his first performance of the evening on Thursday (July 30th) ).
politician and Dear Evan Hansen the actor sang “Honest Man”, a song he wrote from his 2019 album Sing to me instead with a very personal story behind it. “I wrote it at a time when I was seeing someone who was in the closet and I was really trying to encourage him to be himself and be at ease with what he was. This song is a kind of anthem for that. “.
Singing from his house, Platt showed that if you have an extraordinary vocal range and control over every note, you do not need any fancy productions ̵1; you can still get those jaws on the floor.
You can watch the GLAAD Media Awards Live Network below.