Travis Kelce and his older brother Jason recently won a new award together for their joint project. As they accepted the honor, they both made it clear that they know who helped them get to this place: superfans of the younger brother’s girlfriend, Taylor Swift.

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The Kelce brothers recently won Podcast of the Year at the 2024 iHeartRadio Podcast Awards for their show New Heights with Jason and Travis Kelce. The two weren’t on hand to take the trophy, but they did send a video message in lieu of appearing in person. In that clip, they were extremely thankful, and they called out Swifties specifically.

Travis began the video in typical fashion–a little crude, but ultimately kind. “Podcast of the year…,” he started, seemingly surprised at the win, before calling the honor, “big s***.”

The elder brother of the two, Jason, then called the win “an incredible honor.” Then, just like his younger sibling, he added a comment that was just slightly eyebrow-raising: “especially for two jabronis like us.”

Jason continued with his part of the speech, adding, “To receive an award like this is beyond humbling…” and then he got to the part where Swift’s power and popularity were mentioned. “We would be remiss if we didn’t immediately thank all of the 92%ers out there—aka Swifties—who voted for us to win this award,” he added.

The brothers Kelce are right–they probably did win this award thanks largely to Swifties. While both Jason and Travis are well-known and incredibly popular in their own right, neither of them can come close to matching the celebrity of Swift. She is one of the most famous people in the world, and her followers are known to go out of their way to help her–or anyone in her orbit–succeed at anything they do–even win a podcast award.

Travis has been dating Swift since fall 2023. The two were first properly linked together in September, and since then, their relationship has become a media frenzy. Their every move is written about and analyzed, and Kelce’s profile has been raised simply by being connected to the pop superstar.

New Heights was launched in 2022. The two brothers use the show to talk about football, their careers, the NFL, and sometimes, one another’s personal lives. From time to time, Jason will prod his younger sibling to discuss Swift, and every time he does, it seems to make global news.