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Taylor Swift has a lot of reasons to be celebrating tonight!

Ciara performs during the 2018 American Music Awards on October 9, 2018, in Los Angeles. She urged her fans to get educated on the candidates for their states, then get out and vote, as well. In her acceptance speech for artist of the year, Swift once again encouraged her fans and viewers to vote. "If you believe that climate change is real and that we need to do something about it", he said onstage before presenting an award. "Go to vote.gov like Taylor Swift told you to".

On Sunday, Swift provoked a storm by breaking her silence on politics and announcing she would vote for two Democrats in Tennessee in the US congressional midterm elections in November. "I am honored to accept this award on behalf of my son", she said. Her awards also led her to become the most decorated female artist at the AMAs, with 22 trophies.

The singer, who opened the ceremony with a performance of I Did Something Bad, beat Drake, Ed Sheeran, Imagine Dragons and Post Malone to win the top prize.

Cardi B won the Rap/Hip-Hop Artist gong and thanked her three-month-old daughter, Kulture.

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Cardi B's collaboration with Bruno Mars, the remix of "Finesse", earned two nominations and she also earned a nod for favourite music video, among others.

The 2018 American Music Awards are nearly upon us, and ABC has assembled a surprisingly diverse crop of personalities to help us prepare for the big night. "I'm even more excited about the next chapter".

Post Malone, who wore a baby blue suit and performed, won favourite pop/rock male artist, Underwood was named favourite country female artist, Khalid picked up favourite soul/R&B male artist, and Kane Brown won favourite country male artist.

The show ended with an emotional tribute to Aretha Franklin that brought the house down.

Recently, Swift took to Instagram with a lengthy message about her political views.

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