Famous person singer and songwriter Taylor Swift received all six trophies she was contending for on Sunday on the American Music Awards, together with the night time’s prime prize: artist of the yr.
The brand new AMA accolades lifted Swift’s lifetime whole to 40, breaking her personal file for many wins on the world’s largest fan-voted awards ceremony.
The “Anti-Hero” singer, carrying a glowing gold jumpsuit, stated fan help lately had inspired her to write down extra music, which made her happier.
“I’ve the followers to thank basically for my happiness,” Swift stated to a cheering crowd on the ceremony in Los Angeles.
“I can’t categorical how unbelievable it’s to me that I nonetheless do that and that you simply nonetheless care,” she added.
The 32-year-old launched 4 unique albums and two re-recordings prior to now three years, greater than her complete output of the earlier decade. Songs from her most up-to-date album, “Midnights,” took all prime 10 spots on the Billboard singles chart after its October debut.
In her a number of acceptance speeches on Sunday, Swift didn’t point out the glitches that disrupted Ticketmaster’s gross sales for her upcoming tour final week, prompting the firm to apologize to her late on Friday.
Different honors for Swift on Sunday included favourite pop album, nation album and video for her re-recording of 2012 file “Pink.” The singer has been remaking albums from her previous due to a dispute along with her former file label.
For artist of the yr, Swift triumphed over formidable names together with Beyonce, Harry Types, The Weeknd, Drake, Adele and Dangerous Bunny, who had gone into the night time with a number one eight nominations. The Puerto Rican rapper and singer acquired two awards, for favourite male Latin artist and favourite Latin album for “Un Verano Sin Ti.”
Pop singer Pink opened the AMAs present dancing and singing on curler skates to her upbeat tune “By no means Gonna Not Dance Once more.” Later within the ceremony, she carried out “Hopelessly Dedicated to You” in a tribute to Olivia Newton-John, the “Grease” singer who died in August.
Musician Lionel Richie, identified for “All Night time Lengthy” and different Eighties hits, was celebrated with the AMA’s icon award. Stevie Marvel and Charlie Puth carried out a medley of Richie songs on dueling pianos.
Colorado Springs capturing victims honored
Dove Cameron, a former Disney Channel actress who reached the Billboard charts this yr with the pop single “Boyfriend,” was named finest new artist.
Cameron used a few of her time onstage on the awards present to pay tribute to the 5 individuals who have been killed within the capturing Saturday at Membership Q, an LGBTQ nightclub in Colorado Springs.
“Each award that I ever win will all the time initially be devoted to the queer group at giant,” she stated.
“On the heels of the tragedy at Membership Q in Colorado Springs, I wish to remind everybody how essential queer visibility is and the way essential our group is,” she stated.
Comic and host Wayne Brady additionally paid tribute to the victims and their households, saying: “We now have to cease this mindless and horrible gun violence.”
Chantal Da Silva contributed.