She didn’t sing, she wasn’t even at the show, but Taylor Swift still found a way to steal the show at the 48th American Music Awards on Sunday by being named Artist of the Year. She is not the only one who shone at this gala which annually rewards popularity more than the quality of the works.
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Here are the stars of the evening.
The transformation of the country-pop singer into an indie-folk artist has not lost her a single admirer. With the album Folklore, which won him three AMAs, Swift has proven that risk taking doesn’t mean business failure. Others take notes.
Forget his three trophies. It was the bandages that covered The Weeknd’s head that made the talk. No, the Toronto artist is not injured or recovering from cosmetic surgery. Rather, it is a warning against drunk driving, a concept that has been developed since the release of his album. After Hours.
Megan Thee Stallion
Her success Body has all the attributes of an earworm and her viral duet with Cardi B, Wap, allowed him to win the first AMA of his career. Add to that, she gave one of the most electrifying performances of an over-ballading evening.
Whether it was during her duet with Bebe Rexha or when she won the AMAs for Female Soul-R & B Artist and Breakthrough of the Year, Doja Cat turned heads on Sunday. His talent and his “bad ass” attitude herald great things.
The Universe’s staunchest admirers have earned their reputations. For a third year in a row, the massive vote from their ARMY saw BTS be named the favorite artist on social media. They also scooped up favorite pop-rock group AMA for a second year in a row.