Taylor Swift was the large winner on the American Music Awards (AMAs) final night time, taking all six awards within the classes she was nominated in.
Swift gained the coveted Artist of the 12 months award in addition to the Greatest Album award for ‘Pink (Taylor’s Model),’ a re recording of her 2012 album ‘Pink’.
Accepting her award Swift thanked followers and highlighted the worth she locations on her re recorded music, an endeavor the singer dedicated to after her grasp tapes had been offered to a hedge fund by her earlier document label.
“I can’t let you know how a lot my re-recorded albums imply to me, however I by no means anticipated or assumed that they’d imply something to you,” Swift informed the gang.
“So I am unable to thanks sufficient for caring about this album that I am so happy with.”
Final night time’s wins implies that Swift now has a grand complete of 40 AMAs.
Who gained on the AMAs?
Regardless of Swift’s clear sweep there have been many different notable winners on an evening which noticed emotional performances and a few delicate controversy.
Bisexual actor and singer Dove Cameron gained Greatest New Artist and used her acceptance speech to dedicate her award to the queer group, in addition to paying tribute to victims of Saturday’s taking pictures in an LGBT+ venue in Collorado, US.
“On the heels of what occurred at Membership Q in Colorado Springs, I need to remind everybody how essential queer visibility is and the way essential our group is,” Cameron stated.
“And I need to direct your consideration to organisations like GLAAD and The Trevor Venture for what you are able to do proper now… Thanks for holding the area – I am holding it for you too.”
Different wins embody Collaboration of the 12 months going to Elton John & Dua Lipa for ‘Chilly Coronary heart (Pnau Remix),’ Harry Kinds profitable Favorite Male Pop Artist, Kendrick Lamar profitable Favorite Male Hip-Hop Artist, and BTS bagging Favorite Pop Duo or Group.
Essentially the most shifting efficiency of the night could have been Pink who sang ‘Hopelessly Dedicated to You’ in a tribute to Grease star Olivia Newton-John, who died earlier this yr.
“Excuse me… Relax”
In the meantime, in a headline grabbing second, former Future’s Youngster member Kelly Rowland remonstrated with the gang after they booed Chris Brown, who was not in attendance. Rowland was accepting the Greatest Male R&B award on Brown’s behalf when the booing started.
“Excuse me… Relax,” Rowland stated.
“I needed to inform Chris, thanks a lot for making nice R&B music and I need to inform him thanks for being an unimaginable performer. I will take this award [and] carry it to you. I really like you. Congratulations. And congratulations to all of the nominees on this class.”
Brown is a controversial determine on account of his conviction for beating his then-girlfriend Rihanna in 2009.