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The pop star will open Tuesday night's show at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, which airs live on ABC at 7 p.m. Centeral. If you believe in equality for women, for people of colour, for the LGBTQ community. Fresh off the American leg of her Reputation tour, Taylor hit the American Music Awards stage with a fierce rendition of her track, "I Did Something Bad." I can not vote for someone who will not be willing to fight for dignity for ALL Americans, no matter their skin color, gender or who they love.

Apart from Swift, the show was largely politics free.

The rapper won for Favorite Rap/Hip Hop Artist at the 2018 American Music Awards and she accepted the award with style, grace and her amusing sense of humor.

Elsewhere on Tuesday, New York rapper Cardi B, brought down the house with an exuberant performance of dance hit I Like It with J.Balvin and Bad Bunny.

"And you can go to Vote.org like Taylor Swift told you to", he added.

Taylor Swift statement inspires voter registration surge
Vote.org also saw a definite jump in traffic in the wake of her Instagram post . "I don't think it's going to hurt her career". She also acknowledged her past reluctance to address political issues but said that had changed in the past two years.

Kane Brown swept the country categories with three wins, including male artist, album and song. The American Music Awards pays tribute to today's most influential and iconic artists.

"Thank you a million times for this", Swift told the crowd, accepting the award for her latest album, Reputation. "I really wanna thank my daughter".

'In the past I've been reluctant to publicly voice my political opinions, but due to several events in my life and in the world in the past two years, I feel very differently about that now, ' she wrote. "When I was pregnant, I was so influenced to be, like, 'Yo, I got to do this, I got to show people wrong".

Other performers included Mariah Carey, Jennifer Lopez, Shawn Mendes and twenty one pilots.

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