Taylor Swift uses her record-breaking AMAs win to continue her political message
Taylor Swift became the most decorated female artist in the history of the American Music Awards with her wins on Tuesday at Los Angeles’ Microsoft Theater.
While accepting the award for artist of the year, Swift once again urged fans to vote during the upcoming midterm elections.
“I just wanted to make a mention of the fact that this award and every single award given out tonight were voted on by the people,” the singer said. “And you know what else is voted on by the people? It’s the midterm elections on November 6. Get on and vote.”
Taylor Swift made history at the 2018 American Music Awards on Tuesday, and she took a moment to encourage fans to exercise their right to vote.
The singer racked up wins for favorite pop/rock album for “reputation,” tour of the year, and artist of the year. Her awards also led her to become the most decorated female artist at the AMAs, with more than 15 trophies.
Upon receiving the biggest honor 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.
“I just wanted to make a mention of the fact that this award and every single award given out tonight were voted on by the people,” the 28-year-old said at Los Angeles’ Microsoft Theater. “And you know what else is voted on by the people? It’s the midterm elections on November 6. Get on and vote. I love you guys.”
Recently, Swift took to Instagram with a lengthy message about her political views. In her photo caption, she admitted that she has been “reluctant to publicly voice my political opinions, but due …read more
Source:: Business Insider