Taylor Swift breaks record for most AMA wins by female artist

Lawrence Kim
October 10, 2018

While accepting her award for Artist of the Year at the show, Taylor pointed out that American Music Awards are voted for by the people...just like the upcoming midterm elections.

It's official: After taking home three awards at the 2018 AMAs, Taylor Swift has more AMAs than any other female artist - and she used the opportunity to urge people to vote during the midterm elections!

The 28-year-old singer brought her pregnant friend Claire Winter Kislinger as her date to the awards show!

Swift's touring guest Camila Cabello also won four awards, while Kane Brown swept the country categories, winning favourite male, favourite album and favourite song.

Swift was backed by more than a dozen dancers for the performance and a large snake hovered behind her onstage. "As much as I have in the past and would like to continue voting for women in office, I can not support Marsha Blackburn", she continued. Bob Corker's seat. Swift, a Tennessee resident, also said she'd be voting for incumbent Rep. Jim Cooper, a Democrat. "Please, please educate yourself on the candidates running in your state and vote based on who most closely represents your values", she finished.

"And you can go to Vote.org like Taylor Swift told you to".

Among the performances, a tribute to the late Aretha Franklin is planned. If you believe in equality for women, for people of colour, for the LGBTQ community.

XXXTentacion won for Favorite Album - Soul/R&B, after his death in June.

Shortly after her explosive performance, Swift won the AMA for Best Tour. It was days after he was named best new artist at the BET Hip-Hop Awards.

Cardi B and Drake are both nominated for eight awards.

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