Saturday, 20 October, 2018


Taylor Swift encourages crowd to 'get out and vote' at AMAs

Taylor Swift encourages crowd to 'get out and vote' at AMAs Taylor Swift encourages crowd to 'get out and vote' at AMAs
Hannah Rogers | 10 October, 2018, 14:53

The rapper Cardi B won three awards, including one in tandem with Bruno Mars for their track Finesse. "But I have to be really honest with you about something". And while it's been a decade since Mimi graced this particular stage, she brought the all glitz and glam that she's built her career on - not to mention those awesome pipes. Mariah Carey sang her new song "With You" dressed in a form-fitting pink gown and surrounded by male dancers.

Billy Eichner, right, got political as he presented the award for favourite adult contemporary artist with Kathryn Hahn.

Taylor Swift performing at the awards. I gotta show people wrong, I gotta prove people wrong."Because they said I wasn't gonna make it after I had a baby'".

The rapper hit the stage to give a festive and colorful performance of her No. 1 hit, "I Like It, " where she was joined by J Balvin and Bad Bunny, who was wheeled onstage inside a shopping cart. No, it wasn't a Victoria's Secret Angel, Selena Gomez, or any of her other pals.

It was a comparatively subdued appearance from Cardi, who hours earlier had taken to the stage in a sweeping floral gown for an energetic performance of I Like It.

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.

Taylor Swift had a busy night.

She also won tour of the year and favorite pop/rock album with "reputation".

Check out X's mom acceptance speech at the AMA's (below). The midterm elections on 6 November.

"This award and every single award given out tonight are voted on by the people, and you know what else is voted on by the people? Get out and vote!".

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

Visibly nervous, X's mom thanked her son's fans for voting.

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