Words: Steve Brown
Taylor Swift took home six American Music Awards – breaking the record held by Michael Jackson.
The ‘You Need To Calm Down’ singer was handed countless awards during the prestigious music ceremony including artist of the year, favourite female artist (pop/rock), favourite album and favourite music video.
Addressing her fans, Swift continued: "This is an award that celebrates a decade of hard work and of art and of fun and memories, all that matters to me is the memories that I've had with you guys, with you the fans, over the years.
"We've had fun, incredible, exhilarating, extraordinary times together and may it continue."
Now, the singer has 29 AMA trophies meaning she has beaten the record held by Michael Jackson, who was awarded 24.
— American Music Awards (@AMAs) November 25, 2019
Other winners of the night include Lil Nas X and Billy Ray Cyrus for Old Town Road – which took home favourite song (rap/hip-hop) and Bohemian Rhapsody took home favourite soundtrack.
Bisexual star Halsey won favourite song (pop/rock) for ‘Without Me’.
Shania Twain ended the night by performing a medley of her greatest hits, including ‘Still The One’, ‘That Don't Impress Me Much’, and ‘Man! I Feel Like a Woman’.
The full list of winners is as follows:
Artist of the year - Taylor Swift
New artist of the year - Billie Eilish
Collaboration of the year - Shawn Mendes & Camila Cabello, Senorita
Tour of the year - BTS
Favourite music video - Taylor Swift, You Need to Calm Down
Favourite social artist - BTS
Favourite male artist (pop/rock) - Khalid
Favourite female artist (pop/rock) - Taylor Swift
Favourite duo or group (pop/rock) - BTS
Favourite album (pop/rock) - Taylor Swift, Lover
Favourite song (pop/rock) - Halsey, Without Me
Favourite male artist (country) - Kane Brown
Favourite female artist (country) - Carrie Underwood
Favourite duo or group (country) - Dan + Shay
Favourite album (country) - Carrie Underwood, Cry Pretty
Favourite song (country) - Dan + Shay, Speechless
Favourite artist (rap/hip-hop) - Cardi B
Favourite album (rap/hip-hop) - Post Malone, Hollywood's Bleeding
Favourite song (rap/hip-hop) - Lil Nas X ft. Billy Ray Cyrus, Old Town Road
Favourite male artist (soul/r&b) - Bruno Mars
Favourite female artist (soul/r&b) - Beyoncé
Favourite album (soul/r&b) - Khalid, Free Spirit
Favourite song (soul/r&b) - Khalid, Talk
Favourite artist (alternative rock) - Billie Eilish
Favourite artist (adult contemporary) - Taylor Swift
Favourite artist (Latin) - J Balvin
Favourite artist (contemporary inspirational) - Lauren Daigle
Favourite artist (dance) - Marshmello
Favourite soundtrack - Queen, Bohemian Rhapsody