Taylor Swift kicks off American Music Awards, silent on politics

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Taylor Swift, Cardi B set for American Music Awards

Swift wrote in her Instagram announcement Monday that she is supporting Tennessee's Democratic Senate candidate Phil Bredesen, who is running against Republican Marsha Blackburn for Sen.

No matter why you enjoy music, or what your favorite kind of music is, the 2018 American Music Awards ceremony has something in there for everybody.

She also picked up three other awards, for best female pop artist, best tour, and best pop album for "reputation", the biggest seller of 2017.

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For the month of October so far, 153,978 people have registered to vote. "Get out and vote", Swift said when accepting her trophy. BTS was previously announced as one of the nominees for Favorite Social Artist. A salute to Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin will include Gladys Knight, Ledisi and CeCe Winans, and with a movie bio-pic soon to open, Queen will be remembered with a rendition of "Bohemian Rhapsody" by Panic!

Elsewhere on Tuesday, New York rapper Cardi B, brought down the house with an exuberant performance of dance hit "I Like It" with J.Balvin and Bad Bunny. In the rap/hip-hop and pop/rock categories, Drake is up for favorite male artist, favorite album and favorite song with "God's Plan".

Some of music's top stars, including Beyoncé, Ariana Grande, Rihanna and Kanye West, were absent from Tuesday's show.

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