Watch 2018 American Music Awards live stream online

Shutterstock View View 48

"This award and every single award given out tonight is voted on by the people".

However, the song's lyrics did have some added frisson, taken in the context of Swift's post on Sunday, excoriating Tennessee Senator Marsha Blackburn and promising to support her adopted home state's Democratic candidates in the forthcoming midterm elections.

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

The star kicked off the ceremony at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles by taking the stage for her first awards show performance in three years and belted out her hit I Did Something Bad.

The 28-year-old pop singer won a record fourth artist of the year trophy at the fan-voted American Music Awards, beating rappers Drake and Post Malone, as well as Britain's Ed Sheeran and rock band Imagine Dragons for the top prize.


The singer became the most decorated artist who is a woman in the history of the AMAs after she won awards for Tour of the Year, Favorite Pop/Rock Album, and Artist of the Year.

Ciara performs during the 2018 American Music Awards on October 9, 2018, in Los Angeles. I have an incredible team of people who make my universe go round, so thank you so much. The midterm elections on November 6 - get out and vote.

Swift's touring guest Camila Cabello also won four awards, while Kane Brown swept the country categories, winning favourite male, favourite album and favourite song. A special tribute to Aretha Franklin is included, as is some early promotion for the upcoming Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody.

This year's AMAs are once again hosted by Tracee Ellis Ross, star of ABC's sitcom Black-ish.

Related News:



Most liked

Two, including a child, killed in Hurricane Michael; Florida witnesses 'worst' storm
ET Friday, the storm is moving northeast across the Atlantic Ocean and was about 185 miles east-northeast of Norfolk, Virginia . Gulf Coast Regional Medical Centre in hard-hit Panama City, 32km northwest of Mexico Beach, was treating some of the injured.

Melania Trump Isn't Concerned About Her Husband's Alleged Affairs
EST for more of the ABC News special "Being Melania - The First Lady". "I'm very strong, and I know what my priorities are". Trump says she's "a mother and a first lady" and media outlets "speculate" about her marriage and "circulate the gossip".

Storm Callum may signal start of weekend wash-out
Rainfall totals could reach as high as 150mm over the Brecon Beacons, almost as high as the monthly average of 170mm for Wales. The South East is expected to be blustery but stay "quite dry", with temperatures possibly reaching up to 24C (75F).

Usain Bolt scores first goals for Central Coast Mariners
Bolt signed autographs on the touchline after he was taken off as the game fizzled out. The fastest man in the world has finally arrived in the lovely game.

Russian Soyuz rocket malfunctions, makes emergency landing
The crew experienced an intense re-entry, and landed in the wilderness close to the Chinese border. -Russian cooperation in space. In 2014, NASA awarded contracts to SpaceX and Boeing to develop vehicles capable of ferrying astronauts to the station.

Here’s The First Trailer For Disney’s Live-Action Aladdin Movie
The teaser begins with a glimpse into the fictional city of Agrabah, and features Massoud's Aladdin reaching for the magic lamp. It's a decent first trailer, but very much a teaser since the story is barely introduced.

Arsenal's Aaron Ramsey: I won't leave in January despite contract breakdown
Arsenal boss Unai Emery said recently that Ramsey's contract situation would not affect his performances. United were strongly linked with a move for Ramsey when the midfielder left Cardiff City in 2008.

Tracking Michael: Sustained winds now over 100 miles per hour for Hurricane Michael
Aja Kemp, 36, planned to stay in her mobile home in Crawfordville. "We've been through this before", she said. At that strength, it would rank as the most powerful storm to strike the Panhandle in more than a decade.

Dubai-Bound AI Flight Hits Trichy Airport Wall, Passengers Safe
The flight diverted to Mumbai and landed safely at about 5.35 AM in Mumbai and taxied on its own power to the parking stand. Tamil Nadu Tourism Minister Vellamandi N Natarajan visited Tiruchirappalli airport and inspected the accident spot.

Essential Now Building New Phone, Report Says, With All the AI
What we are getting is a new smartphone that could use artificial intelligence to make you use your smartphone with voice commands.

Instagram says it will now detect bullying in photos
The new function is rolling out now, and is expected to reach all users over the coming weeks. In selfie mode, hearts will appear on the screen.

Donald Trump has Kanye West for lunch at the White House
On Thursday, West attributed his support for the president to not having "a lot of male energy " in his home growing up. West also argued that Trump deserved more respect, saying: "if he don't look good, we don't look good".

Lancet report: Mental health disorders on the rise in India
In fact, mental health care now receives less than 1 percent of global aid. The whole month of October is also dedicated to mental health awareness.

Soyuz Rocket Malfunctions, Emergency Rescue Under Way
But soon after the landing, USA and Russian officials said that rescue forces were in contact with the astronaut and cosmonaut. NASA said that the crew was safe and was making an emergency landing in Kazakhstan where the unsuccessful launch took place.

Kanye calls himself a 'crazy motherf***er' in Oval Office meeting with Trump
If we can do it a different way, Kanye , I'm totally open but they all - we all agree that we have to do something", Trump said. Here's what West said: "We feel stop-and-frisk does not help relationships in the city".