The 28-year-old country star stepped out to the 2018 American Music Awards at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Tuesday, rocking a teal suit with snazzy Gucci shoes.
Swift used her acceptance speech for artist of the year to encourage her fans to vote. "[I want to] mention the fact that this award, and every single award given out tonight, were voted on by the people". If you believe in equality for women, for people of color, for the LGBTQ community. - The midterm elections of Nov 6.
As the most nominated artist of the night, the Bronx rapper delivered an electrifying performance of her No. 1 smash "I Like It" with help from J Balvin and Bad Bunny. But not this time.
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. I will be voting for Phil Bredesen for Senate and Jim Cooper for House of Representatives.
"Every award was voted on by the people", Swift said of the AMAs.
However, the song's lyrics did have some added frisson, taken in the context of Swift's post on Sunday, excoriating Tennessee Senator Marsha Blackburn and promising to support her adopted home state's Democratic candidates in the forthcoming midterm elections. But first you need to register, which is quick and easy to do.
Gladys Knight led a tribute to Aretha Franklin, who died of cancer in August at age 76. Camila Cabello won her first two AMAs as a solo artist - for Favorite Pop/Rock Song for "Havana" and New Artist of the Year.
Competition will be fierce at this year's American Music Awards.
The late rapper XXXTentacion won for Favorite Soul/R&B Album and his mother accepted on his behalf.