Thomas Rhett's American Music Awards flashy suit contains hidden tribute

Joann Johnston
October 10, 2018

Swift, who recently endorsed Democratic candidates in Tennessee and urged young citizens to vote, stayed on message in her acceptance speech for Artist of the Year. If you believe that climate change is real and that we need to do something about it, " he said onstage before presenting an award.

Swift won AMA awards for tour of the year, artist of the year, best pop/rock female artist and best pop/rock album for Reputation.

Taylor Swift performing at the awards.

Broward County rapper XXXTentacion - who was fatally shot during a June robbery - was honored Tuesday at the American Music Awards in Los Angeles.

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Swift - trading in her metallic red carpet dress for a sparkly black leotard - kicked off the awards show with an appropriately over-the-top rendition of her Reputation banger "I Did Something Bad". "Get out and vote", Swift said when accepting her trophy. "I'm even more excited about the next chapter". "You know what else gets voted on by the people? Please, please educate yourself on the candidates running in your state and vote based on who most closely represents your values", she finished. Taylor was nominated for her first AMA for Favorite Female Country Artist in 2007, but she didn't take home a win until 2008, when she won in that same category.

Watch all the performances below (bare with us as we find all the links).

"You can go to vote.org, like Taylor Swift told you to", Eichner said. Additionally, several of gospel and R&B's heaviest hitters will assemble for what's sure to be a touching Aretha Franklin tribute. He also just received posthumously the Best New Artist Award at the BET Hip-Hop Awards last weekend as well.

Another week, another music awards show. Other performers included Mariah Carey, Jennifer Lopez and Missy Elliott.

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