Taylor Swift kicks off American Music Awards, silent on politics

10 October, 2018, 07:25 | Author: Cecil Buchanan
  • Tracee Ellis Ross celebrates black designers in 12 different looks at the American Music Awards

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!

The rapper won for Favorite Rap/Hip Hop Artist at the 2018 American Music Awards and she accepted the award with style, grace and her amusing sense of humor. Other performers include Jennifer Lopez, Mariah Carey, Cardi B, Camila Cabello, Shawn Mendes and Post Malone.

The singer echoed her own political Instagram post and said, "And you know what else is voted on by the people is the midterm elections on November 6. Get out and vote", Swift said when accepting her trophy.

For the month of October so far, 153,978 people have registered to vote.

Cardi B brought the party to the AMAs. BTS has been announced as the victor of the Favorite Social Artist category! Additionally, several of gospel and R&B's heaviest hitters will assemble for what's sure to be a touching Aretha Franklin tribute. BTS was previously announced as one of the nominees for Favorite Social Artist.

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Some of music's top stars, including Beyoncé, Ariana Grande, Rihanna and Kanye West, were absent from Tuesday's show.

Apart from Swift, the show was largely politics free.

"Black-ish" star Tracee Ellis Ross will host the AMAs, which air live on ABC at 8 p.m. ET/ 5 p.m. PT.

Taylor Swift is ready for the "next chapter!"

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