The American Music Awards, the world's largest fan-voted award show, features performances from today's hottest artists and presents fan-voted awards in the music genres of Pop/Rock, Alternative Rock, Country, Rap/Hip-Hop, Soul/R&B, Adult Contemporary, Contemporary Inspirational, Latin, EDM and Soundtrack, and the categories of Artist of the Year, New Artist of the Year presented by Capital One Savor Card, Collaboration of the Year, Tour of The Year, Favorite Social Artist presented by Xfinity and Favorite Music Video. This time it represents encouragement and motivation for me to be better, work harder and make you guys proud as much as I possibly can so thank you for this incredible symbol of encouragement. this award and every single award given out tonight were voted on by the people. "And you know what else is voted on by the people - is the midterm elections on November 6th".
'If you believe in equality for women, for people of color, the LGBTQ community; if you believe climate change is real and we need to do something about it. In a lengthy essay, Swift said she couldn't vote for Republican Marsha Blackburn due to her positions on issues such as equal pay, domestic violence and gay rights and instead threw her support behind former Tennessee Gov. Phil Bredesen, a Democrat.
This year's AMAs are once again hosted by Tracee Ellis Ross, star of ABC's sitcom Black-ish. These are not MY Tennessee values'. I always have and always will cast my vote based on which candidate will protect and fight for the human rights I believe we all deserve in this country.
Fighting back tears, she said: "I am honoured".
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Swift's four prizes have made her the most decorated woman in American Music Awards history.
Other winners on the night included Migos, Shawn Mendes, Cabello and Carrie Underwood.
Late rapper, XXXTentacion, who was shot and killed in June aged 20, won a posthumous award.