The Grammy-winning singer covers the new issue of Time magazine, where she opens up about her musical tastes, her success and motherhood.
When it comes to supporting fellow musicians, the UK native says if they're "unlikeable," she'll boycott their music.
"I feel like some artists—and this isn't shading any artist, just me trying to come up with my own explanation—the bigger they get, the more horrible they get, and the more unlikable," she tells the mag, while discussing how artists should be "packaged."
"And I don't care if you make an amazing album—if I don't like you, I ain't getting your record," she continues. "I don't want you being played in my house if I think you're a bastard."
One of the reasons the 27-year-old believes she's been so successful is because she's not afraid to share her own vulnerabilities with the world.
"The fact that I'm not shy or embarrassed to be falling apart,” she says, when asked about her success. "Everyone falls apart, I think. A lot of people try to be brave and not shed a tear. Sometimes when you know someone else feels as s— as you do, or approaches things in a certain way just like you do, it makes you feel better about yourself. Even though my music is melancholy, there's also joy in that. I hope I do bring joy to people's lives, and not just sadness, but I think there's, there's a comfort in it. But I honestly don't know. If I knew, I would bottle it, and sell it to everyone else."
The "Hello" singer welcomed her son Angelo James Konecki in 2012 with beau Simon Konecki, and likewise reveals how motherhood has changed her life.
"He makes me so proud of myself, and he makes me like myself so much," she explains. "And I've always liked myself. I've never not liked myself. I don't have hangups like that. But I'm so proud of myself that I made him in my belly. Cooked him in my belly and then he came out of me! This human who's suddenly walking around and doing his own thing. I can't wait to know who his best friends are going to be, who his girlfriend or his boyfriend is going to be or what movies he likes… Whatever my kid wants to do or be I will always support him no matter what."
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