The 28-year-old pop singer won a record fourth artist of the year trophy at the fan-voted American Music Awards, beating rappers Drake and Post Malone, as well as Britain's Ed Sheeran and rock band Imagine Dragons for the top prize.
Now that summer is well behind us, celebrity accolades are starting to be handed out once again, and Tuesday evening brought the return of the American Music Awards to our screens.
The song's intro was drawn out as the stage was bathed in red lights and Swift, accompanied by 20-odd dancers, performed in front of a U-shaped structure from which the tour's famous giant cobra emerged toward the end of the song. A special tribute to Aretha Franklin is included, as is some early promotion for the upcoming Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody. "Get out and vote", Swift said when accepting her trophy. "I'm so nervous", Bernard said as the audience cheered her on.
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Eichner was on stage with fellow presenter Kathryn Hahn, to present the award for favorite adult contemporary artist to Shawn Mendes.
Rapper-singer XXXTentacion, who was fatally shot in June, was also honoured: He won favourite soul/R&B album for his 2017 debut, 17.
Carrie Underwood was in ideal form vocally, and Camila Cabello - who won new artist of the year - gave a touching and vocally impressive performance of the ballad Consequences, earning her a standing ovation. At the Disco. The diva quota will be filled by headliners Jennifer Lopez, Carrie Underwood, Mariah Carey and the ever-provocative Cardi B.