Published: Wed, October 10, 2018
Culture&Arts | By Dora Pope

Democrat-Backing Taylor Swift Stays Political At American Music Awards

Democrat-Backing Taylor Swift Stays Political At American Music Awards

The American Music Awards happened today, and even though Taylor Swift slithered away with four awards including Artist Of The Year, the real victor of the night was Cardi B.

She concluded her speech: "Thank you guys so much I appreciate it". "I'd never come up with a title before", Taylor said while accepting Favorite Album - Pop/Rock for reputation.

The pop star will open Tuesday night's show at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, which airs live on ABC at 7 p.m. Centeral.

Despite having the year's top-selling album and three number one hits, Drake missed out on an award. She urged her fans to get educated on the candidates for their states, then get out and vote, as well. She also condemned Republican senatorial candidate Marsha Blackburn for her voting record on women's rights and equal marriage. I will be voting for Phil Bredesen for Senate and Jim Cooper for House of Representatives.

For the month of October so far, 153,978 people have registered to vote.

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According to the group, Swift's post to her 112 million Instagram followers seems to have "helped bring out young voters".

Among the performances, a tribute to the late Aretha Franklin is planned.

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Ciara put in an energetic performance at the American Music Awards. It was days after he was named best new artist at the BET Hip-Hop Awards. Other performers include Cardi B with Bad Bunny and J Balvin, Mariah Carey, Carrie Underwood, twenty one pilots and Jennifer Lopez. As of now, the show has yet to announce whether she won a 23rd in the favourite female artist - pop/rock category.

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