Upon receiving the biggest honour of the night and thanking fans for their support, Swift - who recently broke her silence and endorsed Democrats from Tennessee - urged viewers to get involved in politics. "I really wanna thank my daughter".
"I'm so nervous, you guys", Cleopatra Bernard said as she took the stage to accept the award on her son's behalf.
The 28-year-old country star stepped out to the 2018 American Music Awards at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Tuesday, rocking a teal suit with snazzy Gucci shoes.
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Swift's touring guest Camila Cabello also won four awards, while Kane Brown swept the country categories, winning favourite male, favourite album and favourite song. She voted against equal pay for women. "Please, please educate yourself on the candidates running in your state and vote based on who most closely represents your values", she finished.
For the month of October so far, 153,978 people have registered to vote.
Among the performances, a tribute to the late Aretha Franklin is planned. Go to vote.org and you can find all the info.
Taylor Swift has a LOT to celebrate after this year's American Music Awards! At the Disco. The diva quota will be filled by headliners Jennifer Lopez, Carrie Underwood, Mariah Carey and the ever-provocative Cardi B.