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Taylor Swift performs, Cardi B wins at American Music Awards

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Freda Brock | 10 October, 2018, 21:58

Taylor Swift has a LOT to celebrate after this year's American Music Awards!

Taylor Swift was the big victor at this year's American Music Awards scooping Artist of the Year, Best Pop/Rock Album, Best Tour and Pop/Rock Female Artist.

Ciara performs during the 2018 American Music Awards on October 9, 2018, in Los Angeles. "[I want to] mention the fact that this award, and every single award given out tonight, were voted on by the people".

There were only a couple of other political moments during the night - including a passionate call to vote from presenter Billy Eichner and host Tracee Ellis Ross wearing a T-shirt that said, "I am a voter".

Taylor Swift won Artist of the Year. If you believe in equality for women, for people of colour, for the LGBTQ community.

On Sunday, Swift provoked a storm by breaking her silence on politics and announcing she would vote for two Democrats in Tennessee in the US congressional midterm elections in November.

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His mother, Cleopatra Bernard, said she was honored to accept the award on behalf of her son. "But I have to be really honest with you about something: I'm even more excited about the next chapter".

Boy band BTS became the first Korean group to win an American Music Award, taking the trophy for favourite social artists.

The pop star collected four awards at the ceremony, eclipsing Whitney Houston to become the AMAs most decorated female victor of all time.

Another week, another music awards show. The show will also pay tribute to Aretha Franklin. In the rap/hip-hop and pop/rock categories, Drake was up for favourite male artist, favourite album and favourite song with "God's Plan".

Lopez began with a poem by writer Jasmin Kuar, which read: "Scream so that one day a hundred years from now another sister will not have to dry her tears wondering where in history she lost her voice".

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