Meet Taylor Swift's snake Karyn, who stole the show at the AMAs

Joann Johnston
October 11, 2018

The main ceremony, hosted by black-ish star Tracee Ellis Ross, begins at 8 pm on ABC.

"I love Dua Lipa and I really think that she works so hard, so her winning the award for Best New Artist would be super cool" Khalid told us.

Referring to the fact the awards were "voted for by the people", Swift said: "You know what else is voted on by the people?", before telling fans to "get out and vote" at the midterm elections. If you believe in equality for women, for people of color, for the LGBTQ community. She encouraged everyone to get out and vote this midterm election cycle.

Rapper Cardi B was a two-time victor.

Taylor Swift accepts Artist of the Year during the 2018 American Music Awards on October 9, 2018, in Los Angeles.

Everyone in the audience is given a wristband which lights up and blinks red for Taylor Swift's opening performance of "I Did Something Bad". The wins brought her lifetime total so far to 22, surpassing the previous record of 21 held by the late Whitney Houston.

The politically charged 2018 American Music Awards produced dismal viewership, setting an all-time low rating for the annual special.

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XXXTentacion's mother, Cleopatra, accepted the prize on stage, she said: "I am honoured".

Taylor Swift took another political stand at the American Music Awards, urging fans to vote in the upcoming midterm elections during her acceptance speech.

Jauregui and Normani have both embarked on the solo careers after the group - which also included Dinah Jane Hansen and Ally Brooke Hernandez - played their farewell show in May.

Shortly after her explosive performance, Swift won the AMA for Best Tour.

On top of being the most decorated artist of the evening, Swift performed her new song I Did Something Bad.

Legendary singer Aretha Franklin, who died of pancreatic cancer in August, was honored with a gospel tribute that closed out the show.

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