The 2018 American Music Awards red carpet ranked best to worst

The 2018 American Music Awards red carpet ranked best to worst

The gongs brought her to an impressive career total of 23 AMAs, meaning she overtook Whitney Houston for the most wins by a female artist at the fan-voted show.

She also picked up three other awards, for best female pop artist, best tour, and best pop album for "reputation", the biggest seller of 2017.

Swift used her acceptance speech for artist of the year to encourage her fans to vote.

"I'm writing this post about the upcoming midterm elections on November 6th, in which I'll be voting in the state of Tennessee", she wrote.

Hitting the stage in a multi-colored, bejeweled ensemble and knee-high boots, Cardi performed her own hit, "I Like It", with Bad Bunny and J Balvin in a super fun, high-energy highlight of the show, getting the crowd on their feet. "I just wanted to say I'm going to be opening up the American Music Awards with a performance", she wrote. If you believe in equality for women, for people of colour, for the LGBTQ community.

After going in-depth about her own personal political beliefs for the first time, Swift then went on to condemn the Trump-backed Marsha Blackburn and reveal who she'll be voting for on November 6.

Swift also opened Tuesday nifht's ceremony at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles with a performance of I Did Something Bad off of her album, Reputation. Carrie Underwood was in ideal form vocally, and Camila Cabello - who tied Swift with four wins - gave a heartful, touching and vocally impressive performance of the ballad "Consequences, " earning her a standing ovation.

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Others who shined onstage included R&B singer Ciara, who showed off her skilled dance moves and was joined by a fierce Missy Elliott.

Some of music's top stars, including Drake, Ed Sheeran, Beyoncé, Ariana Grande, Rihanna and Kanye West, were absent on Tuesday.

Host Tracee Ellis Ross sported a white T-shirt for part of the evening saying "I am a voter", and presenter Billy Eichner, best known for the TV comedy "Parks and Recreation", urged the youth audience to register to vote. Go to vote.org and you can find all the info.

Before they handed out the award for the year's Favorite Adult Contemporary Artist, Billy Eichner and Kathryn Hahn made a plea to viewers: vote.

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