LOS ANGELES, Nov 20 (Reuters) – Famous person singer and songwriter Taylor Swift gained all six trophies she was vying for on Sunday on the American Music Awards, together with the evening’s high prize: Entertainer of the 12 months.
The brand new AMA accolades introduced Swift’s lifetime whole to 40, breaking her personal document for many wins on the world’s largest fan-voted awards present.
The ‘Anti-Hero’ singer, wearing a glowing gold jumpsuit, mentioned fan help lately has inspired her to jot down extra music, which has made her happier.
“I principally need to thank the followers for my happiness,” Swift instructed a cheering crowd on the ceremony in Los Angeles.
“I am unable to specific how wonderful it’s to me that I am nonetheless doing this and you continue to care,” she added.
The 32-year-old singer has launched 4 authentic albums and two re-recordings up to now three years, greater than her whole output from the earlier decade. Songs from her newest album, “Midnights,” took all the high 10 spots on the Billboard singles chart after her debut in October.
In her a number of acceptance speeches on Sunday, Swift didn’t point out points that plagued Ticketmaster gross sales for her upcoming tour final week, prompting the corporate to apologize to her late Friday.
Different honors for Swift on Sunday included Favourite Pop Album, Nation Album and Video for her re-recording of 2012’s “Crimson” album. The singer remade albums from her previous due to a dispute together with her previous document firm.
For Entertainer of the 12 months, Swift triumphed over formidable names akin to Beyonce, Harry Kinds, The Weeknd, Drake, Adele and Dangerous Bunny, who had left in a single day with eight nominations within the lead. The Puerto Rican rapper and singer acquired two awards, Favourite Latin Male Artist and Favourite Latin Album for “Un Verano Sin Ti.”
Pop singer Pink opened the AMAs present by dancing and singing on curler skates to her catchy tune “By no means Gonna Not Dance Once more.” Later within the ceremony, she carried out “Hopelessly Dedicated to You” in tribute to Olivia Newton-John, the “Grease” singer who died in August.
Musician Lionel Richie, recognized for “All Evening Lengthy” and different Eighties hits, has been celebrated with the AMA’s Icon Award. Stevie Surprise and Charlie Puth carried out a medley of Richie songs on dueling pianos.
Dove Cameron, a former Disney Channel actress who hit the Billboard charts this yr with the pop single “Boyfriend”, was named Finest New Artist.
Comic and host Wayne Brady rapped in his monologue at first of the present. “No one’s getting slapped tonight,” Brady joked, referencing Will Smith’s notorious assault on Chris Rock on the Oscars.
Reporting by Danielle Broadway in Los Angeles; Extra reporting by Lisa Richwine; Modifying by Stephen Coates, Robert Birsel and Gerry Doyle
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