Super star vocalist and songwriter Taylor Swift won all 6 prizes she was competing for on Sunday at the American Music Awards, consisting of the night’s leading reward: artist of the year.
The brand-new AMA honors raised Swift’s life time overall to 40, breaking her own record for a lot of wins at the world’s biggest fan-voted awards event.
The “Anti-Hero” vocalist, using a gleaming gold one-piece suit, stated fan assistance in the last few years had actually motivated her to compose more music, that made her better.
” I have the fans to thank basically for my joy,” Swift stated to a cheering crowd at the event in Los Angeles.
” I can not reveal how incredible it is to me that I still do this which you still care,” she included.
The 32-year-old launched 4 initial albums and 2 re-recordings in the previous 3 years, more than her whole output of the previous years. Tunes from her latest album, “Midnights,” took all leading 10 areas on the Signboard songs chart after its October launching.
In her numerous approval speeches on Sunday, Swift did not point out the problems that interrupted Ticketmaster’s sales for her approaching trip recently, triggering the business to say sorry to her late on Friday.
Other honors for Swift on Sunday consisted of preferred pop album, nation album and video for her re-recording of 2012 record “Red.” The vocalist has actually been remaking albums from her past due to the fact that of a disagreement with her previous record label.
For artist of the year, Swift thrived over powerful names consisting of Beyonce, Harry Styles, The Weeknd, Drake, Adele and Bad Bunny, who had actually entered into the night with a leading 8 elections. The Puerto Rican rap artist and vocalist got 2 awards, for preferred male Latin artist and preferred Latin album for “Un Verano Sin Ti.”
Pop vocalist Pink opened the AMAs reveal dancing and singing on roller skates to her positive tune “Never ever Gon na Not Dance Again.” Later on in the event, she carried out “Hopelessly Dedicated to You” in a homage to Olivia Newton-John, the “Grease” vocalist who passed away in August.
Artist Lionel Richie, understood for “All Night Long” and other 1980s hits, was commemorated with the AMA’s icon award. Stevie Marvel and Charlie Puth carried out a collection of Richie tunes on dueling pianos.
Colorado Springs shooting victims honored
Dove Cameron, a previous Disney Channel starlet who reached the Signboard charts this year with the pop single “Partner,” was called finest brand-new artist.
Cameron utilized a few of her time onstage at the awards reveal to commemorate the 5 individuals who were eliminated in the shooting Saturday at Club Q, an LGBTQ bar in Colorado Springs.
” Every award that I ever win will constantly firstly be committed to the queer neighborhood at big,” she stated.
” On the heels of the disaster at Club Q in Colorado Springs, I wish to advise everybody how essential queer presence is and how essential our neighborhood is,” she stated.
Comic and host Wayne Brady likewise commemorated the victims and their households, stating: “We need to stop this ridiculous and dreadful weapon violence.”
Chantal Da Silva contributed
Source: NBC News.