Taylor Swift Sweeps The Board Of American Music Awards, Breaks Whitney Houston's Record

Nagini Shree |Oct 10, 2018

Taylor Swift has made history at the American Music Awards.

American Music Awards 2018 was held at Microsoft Theater on Oct. 9, 2018 in Los Angeles, California.

Taylor Swift was the brightest star at the American Music Awards when taking home four trophies including artist of the year, best female pop artist, best tour and best pop album.

The Country Princess successfully won a record with fourth artist of the year, beating rock band Imagine Dragons, Britain’s Ed Sheeran, rappers Drake, and Post Malone for the top prize.

She also went on to claim the awards for Best Pop/Rock Album, and Favorite Female Artist Pop/Rock and finally Best Tour.

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Taylor Swift accepts her award.

New record at the history of American Music Awards

With the big triumphant, the 28-year-old popstar has topped Whitney Houston's record with 23 wins compared to 21 ones and set a new record for the most wins by a female artist. Michael Jackson, the all-time leader, possessed 24 wins before his death in 2009.

During her acceptance speeches, Swift sent thanks to her fans for supporting and encouraging her.

She mentioned that her victories were “voted for by the people”.  Taylor Swift regarded awards as a source of motivation and encouragement for her to work better.

Earlier this week, Look What You Made Me Do hitmaker expressed her political views for the first time in an Instagram post.  She announced to support two Democrats to become Tennessee's next U.S. senator. Her post provoked a storm. Just a few hours after Swift’s post, Tennessee witnessed an increase in the number of voters registering.

She frankly slammed Republican Marsha Blackburn and told her 112 million Instagram followers that Marsha’s voting record in Congress appalled and terrified her. Taylor Swift called for equality for women, LGBTQ community, people of all colours.

On Tuesday, when accepting her trophy, the ‘Fearless’ singer told audiences to go and vote for midterm elections in November.

Swift also was the first singer to open Tuesday night's ceremony with a performance of I Did Something Bad off of her album, Reputation. Other celebrities such as Mariah Carey, Cardi B and Jennifer Lopez also took to the stage.

The other main winners at the American Music Awards 2018


Camila Cabello was very excited to receive her award. (AP)

Besides Taylor Swift, Camila Cabello was also a big winner at American Music Awards 2018. The Miami native was selected for New Artist of the Year; Favorite Song with Havana and Music video featuring Young Thug ‘Havana’.


Post Malone received Favorite Hip-Hop Album and Favorite Male Artist.


Khalid won Male artist – Soul/R&B category.


Carrie Underwood was acknowledged as the favourite country music female.

Cardi B got the nod for favorite hip-hop/rap artist. K-Pop band BTS won the trophy for favourite social artists, becoming the first Korean group achieved an American Music Award.


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