Taylor Swift will be honored with the Artist of the Decade award at the 2019 American Music Awards. The AMAs also will feature a performance from Swift, who will be “celebrating the biggest hits of her career.” Swift, who has won more American Music Awards than any other artist this decade, is also a five-time nominee this year. She also holds the record for most American Music Awards wins of any female artist ever, with 23. The 2019 American Music Awards will broadcast live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday, November 24, 2019 at 8:00 p.m. EST on ABC.
“Taylor’s impact on music this decade is undeniable and her performances on the American Music Awards have been truly spectacular,” said Mark Bracco, EVP of Programming & Development for dick clark productions. “We’re thrilled to honor her as our Artist of the Decade and can’t wait for her to blow everyone away with an epic, career-spanning performance unlike any other!”
Swift is nominated for Artist of the Year; Favorite Music Video; Favorite Female Artist – Pop/Rock; Favorite Album – Pop/Rock; and Favorite Artist – Adult Contemporary.