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Taylor Swift sets new American Music Award record, urges people to vote

10 October 2018, 04:28 | Elsie Buchanan

Her logic is sound: If fans can learn to vote for their favorite music videos, why can't they apply that same skill to politics?

The singer, who opened up politically in a lengthy Instagram post this week, used her speech to encourage fans to vote. If you believe that climate change is real and that we need to do something about it... "I am honored to accept this award on behalf of my son", she said.

Taylor Swift brought her best friend to the show.

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Swift - trading in her metallic red carpet dress for a sparkly black leotard - kicked off the awards show with an appropriately over-the-top rendition of her Reputation banger "I Did Something Bad". "Get on and vote".

Taylor Swift is ready for the "next chapter!"

Swift went on to say that she will be voting for Phil Bredesen for Senate and Jim Cooper for House of Representatives, and encouraged followers to register to vote. "And those people all know who they are", Taylor said. For a lot of us, we may never find a candidate or party with whom we agree 100% on every issue, but we have to vote anyway. Tracee Ellis Ross, who played host for the second time, wore a Gucci cape for her opening performance, which included choreography to some of the year's biggest hits, including "Bodak Yellow", Childish Gambino's "This Is America", Beyoncé and Jay-Z's "APESHIT", Aretha Franklin's "Respect", Bruno Mars' "Uptown Funk", and Beyoncé's "Run the World".

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