Taylor Swift Makes History at the AMAs, Wins Fan-Voted Artist of the Year Amid Eras Tour Ticket Controversy

Taylor Swift made history at the American Music Awards on Sunday, becoming the first artist to score 40 wins at the 50th annual show.

The “Anti-Hero” singer won six awards from six nominations, including Favorite Female Pop Artist, Favorite Pop Album and Favorite Female Country Artist.

“You know, in the last few years, I’ve released more music than in that entire decade, and I really feel like it’s due to the fact that you, the fans, wanted to hear a lot of the music that I would Make it,” she said while accepting the award for artist of the year. “You encourage me.”

Swift extended her run as the artist with the most American Music Awards, trailing Michael Jackson with 26 wins and Whitney Houston with 22 trophies.

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Taylor Swift thanks fans after winning Best Artist at the American Music Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday.

Taylor Swift thanks fans after winning Best Artist at the American Music Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday.
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Swift shared, “I essentially have fans to thank for my happiness.” “I love you more than I can say. I cannot express how incredible it is to me that I get to do this and that you still care.”

She said, “Thank you underlined with 13 exclamation points… I love you.”

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Swift chose not to walk the red carpet at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, possibly due to the overwhelming backlash from Ticketmaster’s failure a few days prior.

Taylor Swift holds the American Music Award title for Most Decorated Artist.

Taylor Swift holds the American Music Award title for Most Decorated Artist.
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Millions of fans were left in the cold when it came to obtaining coveted tickets for her upcoming “The Eras Tour” after Ticketmaster sold out concert tickets during a pre-sale, prompting the retailer to cancel the public sale. Forced to. The site later acknowledged that over two million tickets had been purchased, claiming that they had “the most tickets ever sold for a single artist in a single day.”

Ticketmaster later posted on Twitter, “We want to apologize to Taylor and all of her fans – especially those who had a terrible experience purchasing tickets.

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Taylor Swift accepts the Favorite Music Video award for 'All Too Well: The Short Film' on stage during the 2022 American Music Awards.

Taylor Swift accepts the Favorite Music Video award for ‘All Too Well: The Short Film’ on stage during the 2022 American Music Awards.
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Swifties were furious after waiting in queues online for hours, only to be told they’d have no chance to see Taylor live. The “Bejeweled” singer later addressed her followers, saying it “really bothers me” that any of her fans had to go through “multiple bear attacks” in order to get tickets.

Here’s a look at the rest of the American Music Award winners:

New Artist of the Year: pigeon cameron

Collaboration of the Year: Elton John & Dua Lipa, “Cold Heart – PNAU Remix”

Favorite Touring Artist: Distasteful game

Favorite Male Pop Artist: Harry Styles

Taylor Swift accepts the Artist of the Year award on stage during the 2022 American Music Awards at the Microsoft Theater.

Taylor Swift accepts the Artist of the Year award on stage during the 2022 American Music Awards at the Microsoft Theater.
(Kevin Winter)

Machine Gun Kelly wears an edgy purple suit to the American Music Awards.

Machine Gun Kelly wears an edgy purple suit to the American Music Awards.
(Tomaso Boddi)

Dove Cameron wore a flowing black skirt paired with a white crop top at the American Music Awards.

Dove Cameron wore a flowing black skirt paired with a white crop top at the American Music Awards.
(Fraser Harrison)

Favorite pop duo or group: bts

Favorite Pop Song: Harry Styles: “as it was”

Favorite Male Country Artist: morgan wallen

Favorite Country Pair or Group: Dan + Shay

Favorite Country Song: Morgan Wallen, “Wasted on You”

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Favorite Male Hip-Hop Artist: Kendrick Lamar

Favorite Female Hip-Hop Artist: nicki minaj

Favorite Hip-Hop Album: Kendrick Lamar, “Mr. Morale and the Big Steppers”

Dan + Shay earned the Favorite Country Group trophy after walking the red carpet at the American Music Awards.

Dan + Shay earned the Favorite Country Group trophy after walking the red carpet at the American Music Awards.
(Amy Sussman)

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Favorite Hip-Hop Song: Future ft. Drake & Thames, “Wait For You”

Favorite Male R&B Artist: Chris Brown

Favorite Female R&B Artist: beyonce

Favorite Rock Artist: machine gun Kelly

Favorite Rock Song: Maneshkin, “Begin”

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