Taylor Swift wins Entertainer of the Year

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A diamond must shine. Taylor Swift won Artist of the Year at the American Music Awards 2022marking his seventh time receiving the award.

“Over the past few years, I’ve released more music than in the decade before,” the 32-year-old “Anti-Hero” singer said. accepting the price at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday, November 20, his sixth win of the night. “I really feel like it’s because you fans have made it clear that you want to hear a lot of music…I found the more music I made [and] the more music I put on, the happier I was.

She continued, “I have the fans to thank, basically, for my happiness. I love you more than I can say. I can’t express how amazing it is for me to be able to do this. and that you still care. So thank you underlined with 13 exclamation marks.

Swift has has been nominated for the AMAs top prize nine times in total and won the award in 2009, 2011, 2013, 2018, 2019 and 2020. In 2019, she also became the first female musician to win the Entertainer of the Decade trophywhich was previously assigned to Garth Brooks in 2000 for its record success in the 1990s.

“The fact that this is an award that celebrates a decade of hard work, art, fun and memories, all that matters to me is the memories i had with you guys, with you fans, over the years,” the Grammy winner said in her acceptance speech at the time. “Guys, we’ve had fun, amazing, uplifting, amazing times together, and may it continue. Thank you for being the reason I’m on this stage, from the very first day of my career until tonight. I love you with all my heart.”

Swift’s big win comes a month later the release of his tenth studio album, Midnights. “It’s a collection of music written in the middle of the night, a journey through terrors and sweet dreams,” she wrote via Instagram about the inspiration for the album in August. “The floors we walk and the demons we face. For all of us who have turned around and decided to keep the lanterns lit and go searching – hoping that maybe when the clock strikes noon…we will meet.

The album’s opening track, “Lavender Haze”, was written about her relationship with her boyfriend. Joe Alwyn who did not accompany her to the AMAs on Sunday. “I came across the phrase ‘lavender haze’ when I was watching Mad Men and I watched because I thought it was cool, and it turns out it’s a common phrase used in the 50s where they just described being in love,” Swift explained in an Instagram video last month. “Like, if you were in the lavender mist, it meant you were in that all-encompassing glow of loveand I thought it was really beautiful.

The “All Too Well” singer continued, “I think a lot of people have to deal with this now — not just, like, quote-unquote public figures — because we live in the age of social media … My relationship for six years, we had to dodge weird rumors, tabloid stuff, and we just ignore it. And so this song is kind of about the act of ignoring that stuff to protect the real stuff.

In August, a source said We Weekly exclusively that Swift and Alwyn, 31, are happier than ever with their private relationship. “Taylor and Joe have the best of all worlds right now”The insider said at the time. “They like to split their time between England and Nashville and that’s how they both like it. It occurred to them both that they were happier doing their own thing in a low key way. It was a big reason why they bonded.

The source added that the couple are “extremely happy together and excited about their future together.”