Others use the opportunity to highlight important issues.
The singer said: 'I just want you to listen to me for one sec, just a couple of sentences that a friend of ours, [music journalist] Laura Snapes, said this, and I thought we should all really really think about it.
Adams stands accused of emotionally abusing ex-wife Mandy Moore and Phoebe Bridgers, along with soliciting explicit images from a minor. The New York Times reports the FBI is investigating whether charges can be laid against the musician over the latter allegation.
'She said that in music, "male misogynist acts are examined for nuance and examined as traits of hard artists while women and those who call them out are treated as hysterics who don't understand art"'.
Read the quote below, and check out Healy's brief speech above.
Snapes, The Guardian's deputy music editor, also used her piece to question an industry which seems to inherently trust male voices over statements from women.
British Female Solo Artist of the Year, Jorja Smith, performs "Don't Watch Me Cry".