Comedian Billy Eichner called the upcoming midterms "the biggest election of our lifetime" and urged viewers to vote.
LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 09: Tracee Ellis Ross speaks onstage during the 2018 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on October 9, 2018 in Los Angeles, California.
Country sensation Carrie Underwood, who is pregnant with her second child, was awarded the Favorite Country Female Artist award and thanked her family and devoted fans, before showing off her growing baby bump as she performed her song Spinning Bottles. With her wins for Best Tour, Best Pop/Rock Album and Artist of the Year, Taylor now has the most AMAs of any female artist - 22 in total!
She continued that her use of the imagery was an act of strength: 'I wanted to send a message to you guys that if someone uses name calling to bully you on social media, and even if a lot of people jump on board with it, that doesn't have to defeat you.
The American Music Awards is the last major televised award show before the 2018 midterms. After getting political in an Instagram post over the weekend, Taylor used her acceptance speech for Artist of the Year to encourage people to vote. "Get out and vote", Swift said when accepting her trophy.
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After all that, the president brought the show to a close by suggesting, "Let's go have some lunch, OK?" Taking questions from reporters, the rapper also voiced concern about stop-and-frisk policing.
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The diamond-encrusted accessory was given to Fergie, now 58, by Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh as a wedding gift. Princess Beatrice of York and her mother Sarah Ferguson (right) arrived in their vehicle , dressed in vibrant blue and green.
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Vadim Vasilyev , Monaco's general manager, thanked Jardim for transforming the club into a well-respect European outfit. Former Arsenal striker Thierry Henry is being considered as a replacement for manager Leonardo Jardim at Monaco .
Cardi's husband Offset also had reason to celebrate as his group Migos was named Favorite Pop/Rock Duo or Group.
Swift's touring guest Camila Cabello also won four awards, while Kane Brown swept the country categories, winning favourite male, favourite album and favourite song. 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.
Among the performances, a tribute to the late Aretha Franklin is planned.