Taylor Swift made historical past on the American Music Awards Sunday, changing into the primary artist to earn 40 wins on the fiftieth annual present.
The “Anti-Hero” singer took dwelling six awards from six nominations, together with favourite feminine pop artist, favourite pop album and favourite feminine nation artist.
“, previously few years, I’ve launched extra music than I did in all the decade continuing that, and I actually really feel like that is all the way down to the truth that you, the followers, needed to listen to a lot of music that I’d make,” she stated whereas accepting the award for artist of the yr. “You encourage me.”
Swift prolonged her run because the artist with probably the most American Music Awards, with Michael Jackson following in second place with 26 wins and Whitney Houston with 22 trophies to her title.
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“I’ve the followers to thank primarily for my happiness,” Swift shared. “I really like you greater than I can say. I can’t specific how unbelievable it’s to me that I get to do that and that you just nonetheless care.”
She added, “Thanks underlined with 13 exclamation factors… I really like you.”
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Swift determined to not stroll the pink carpet on the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, doubtless because of the huge backlash from the Ticketmaster fiasco that ensued days earlier than.
Thousands and thousands of followers had been disregarded within the chilly when it got here to buying coveted tickets to her upcoming “The Eras Tour” after Ticketmaster offered out of live performance tickets throughout pre-sales, and compelled the retailer to cancel the general public sale. The positioning later admitted greater than two million tickets had been bought, claiming that they had “probably the most tickets ever offered for an artist in a single day.”
“We need to apologize to Taylor and all of her followers – particularly those that had a horrible expertise making an attempt to buy tickets. We really feel we owe it to everybody to share some info to assist clarify what occurred,” Ticketmaster later posted on Twitter.
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Swifties had been livid from ready in on-line queues for hours, solely to be advised they might don’t have any probability to see Taylor stay. The “Bejeweled” singer later addressed her following and stated it “actually pisses me off” that any of her followers needed to undergo “a number of bear assaults” to get tickets.
Here’s a take a look at the remainder of the American Music Award winners:
New Artist of the 12 months: Dove Cameron
Collaboration of the 12 months: Elton John & Dua Lipa, “Chilly Coronary heart – PNAU Remix”
Favourite Touring Artist: Coldplay
Favourite Male Pop Artist: Harry Types
Favourite Pop Duo or Group: BTS
Favourite Pop Tune: Harry Types: “As It Was”
Favourite Male Nation Artist: Morgan Wallen
Favourite Nation Duo or Group: Dan + Shay
Favourite Nation Tune: Morgan Wallen, “Wasted on You”
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Favourite Male Hip-Hop Artist: Kendrick Lamar
Favourite Feminine Hip-Hop Artist: Nicki Minaj
Favourite Hip-Hop Album: Kendrick Lamar, “Mr. Morale & The Huge Steppers”
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Favourite Hip-Hop Tune: Future ft. Drake & Tems, “Wait For U”
Favourite Male R&B Artist: Chris Brown
Favourite Feminine R&B Artist: Beyoncé
Favourite Rock Artist: Machine Gun Kelly
Favourite Rock Tune: Måneskin, “Beggin”