Taylor Swift Got Political Again, This Time During Her AMAs Acceptance Speech

10 October, 2018, 11:45 | Author: Norman Carr
  • Taylor Swift wins Favorite Pop  Rock Album at the 2018 American Music Awards in Los Angeles California. Mario Anzuoni Reuters

Taylor Swift is still in the middle of her reputation Stadium Tour, but she's already thinking about "the next chapter" in her music career! She voted against the Reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act, which attempts to protect women from domestic violence, stalking, and date rape. These are not MY Tennessee values'. So many intelligent, thoughtful, self-possessed people have turned 18 in the past two years and now have the right and privilege to make their vote count. I believe that the systemic racism we still see in this country towards people of color is terrifying, sickening and prevalent'.

"And you can go to Vote.org like Taylor Swift told you to", he added.

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.


DJ Khalid also gave a shout out Democratic Texas Senate candidate Beto O'Rourke when he won favorite male artist. Despite having the year's top-selling album and three No. 1 hits, Drake didn't win a single award. A special tribute to Aretha Franklin is included, as is some early promotion for the upcoming Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody.

Rapper-singer XXXTentacion, a streaming juggernaut before his death in June and afterward, earned nominations for new artist of the year and favorite soul/R&B album for his 2017 debut, "17". BTS has been announced as the victor of the Favorite Social Artist category! At the Disco. The diva quota will be filled by headliners Jennifer Lopez, Carrie Underwood, Mariah Carey and the ever-provocative Cardi B. He won best new artist at the BET Hip-Hop Awards this month.

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