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Taylor Swift Dominates American Music Awards With Six Wins

The 'Style' singer was nominated for six awards, with each transforming into a win.

Taylor Swift wins big at American Music Awards. (Photo: Instagram)

Los Angeles: Pop superstar Taylor Swift swept up awards left and right at the American Music Awards ceremony this year. The ‘Style’ singer was nominated for six awards, with each transforming into a win. As per a report by Variety, Puerto Rican rapper Bad Bunny led the number of nominations with eight nods. Two of them fetched him awards at the ceremony.

The ‘Ojitos lindos’ singer was followed by Beyonce, Drake and Swift with each securing six nods each. British musicians Adele and Harry Styles bagged five nods each. This year, new categories were introduced to the awarding list of the show, according to a report by Variety.’Favourite afrobeats artist’, K-pop Artist, rock song and rock album were the latest additions.

Apart from these, two categories which were discontinued, reappeared this year. These were the ‘Favourite touring artist’ and soundtrack categories. According to a report by Variety, 17-time AMA awardee Lionel Richie was bestowed with the Icon Award. Artists Stevie Wonder, Ari Lennox and Charlie Puth took to stage together and honoured the ‘Hello’ singer by singing a medley of his greatest hits.

Known for her acrobatic performances, pop singer Pink performed a heart-warming tribute to late singer Olivia Newton-John. She sang her famous song ‘Hopelessly Devoted To You’ from the uber-successful musical film ‘Grease’.

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