Friday, 19 October, 2018

Taylor Swift sets new American Music Award record, urges people to vote

Taylor Swift Image Swift has once again urged fans to vote
Guillermo Jimenez | 12 October, 2018, 17:58

Just when you thought there couldn't be any more cute goodness from these two, Taylor Swift went and booped Camila on the nose before Taylor went up to collect her award.

Taylor Swift became the most decorated female artist in the history of the American Music Awards with her wins on Tuesday at Los Angeles' Microsoft Theatre. She encouraged everyone to get out and vote this midterm election cycle.

We came for Taylor Swift and loved her, though she wasn't our favorite of the night! Taylor also took home the Dick Clark Award of Excellence at the show in 2014, so she's certainly been recognized as a top contender at this ceremony for years! "And you know what else is voted on by the people?" Tay has never been vocal about politics, but she broke her silence on the topic on October 7, when she revealed why she'll be voting for Tennessee's Democratic candidates for Senate and the House of Representatives at the midterm elections on November 6.

Melania Trump Says Rumors of Donald Trump Cheating Are Just Gossip
Melania Trump flatly denied Rudy Giuliani's claims about her support for President Donald Trump in the Stormy Daniels affair. Giuliani", Melania Trump told ABC. "She believes her husband, and she knows it's untrue", Giuliani said then.

"I really wanna thank my daughter", Cardi said during her first acceptance speech of the night, for Best Rap/Hip-Hop Artist.

Migos were acknowledged as the favourite duo in the Pop/Rock category, while Mendes won the Adult Contemporary Artist.

Other acts triumphed at the fan-voted awards show as well. At the Disco. The diva quota will be filled by headliners Jennifer Lopez, Carrie Underwood, Mariah Carey and the ever-provocative Cardi B.

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Further strong winds may bring down leaves and branches, increasing the likelihood of flooding due to blocked drains or culverts. NRW will issue flood alerts and warnings if rivers reach trigger levels, with teams monitoring river levels 24 hours a day.

And Swift was not the only one to get political, with host and Golden Globe-winning Black-ish actress Tracee Ellis Ross wearing a shirt bearing the words: "I am a voter".

Gladys Knight performed a rendition of Amazing Grace in tribute to the late Aretha Franklin, and said ahead of the show: "I am so very honoured to have known her since we were both little girls".

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That could result in higher-than-expected interest rates from the US Federal Reserve and stock market uncertainty. Mechanisms of multilateral global policy cooperation are under strain, notably in trade, and need strengthening'.

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