The evening was undoubtedly a silver lining for the star.
Final evening, the 2019 American Music Awards befell and it was Taylor Swift’s evening. Forward of the present, it was revealed that Swift can be honoured with the Artist of the Decade award – nonetheless the Me! singer additionally scooped up one other 5 awards on the evening.
She beat out Drake, Halsey and Ariana Grande to take residence Artist of the 12 months, in addition to Favorite Music Video for You Must Calm Down, Favorite Feminine Artist Pop/Rock, Favorite Album Pop/Rock for Lover and Favorite Artist – Grownup Up to date.
These 5 wins (in addition to her Artist of the Decade trophy) take her trophy whole from throughout the years to 29, making her probably the most embellished artist within the awards’ historical past. She surpasses Michael Jackson who beforehand held the document with 24 wins.
In her closing speech of the evening to simply accept Artist of the 12 months, Swift stated, “The final 12 months of my life has had a few of the most superb occasions and likewise a few of the hardest issues I’ve gone by means of…and a variety of them are issues that haven’t been public. I needed to thanks a lot for being the factor that has been a continuing in my life.” She additionally thanked “the followers who’ve hung in there for 15 years of me doing this” including, “Thanks for being there and for caring.”
— American Music Awards (@AMAs) November 25, 2019
Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello additionally walked away with an enormous win, taking residence the prize for Collaboration of the 12 months for Señorita (Cabello gave a shout out to Mendes’ mother Karen “who’s watching in Toronto!”), while 17 12 months previous Billie Eilish scooped New Artist of the 12 months and Favorite Artist – Various Rock. Okay-Pop band BTS additionally scored a number of wins with Tour of the 12 months, Favorite Duo or Group – Pop/Rock and Social Media Artist, while Khalid gained Favorite Music – Soul/R&B for Discuss, Favorite Album – Soul/R&B for Free “Spirit” and Favorite Male Artist – Pop/Rock.
And ICYMI – see the perfect purple carpet appears from the evening right here.