Taylor Swift On A Roll, Sweeps American Music Awards
Music sensation Taylor Swift won five out of her six nominations at the 2009 American Music Awards including the highest honors, Artist of the Year, where she beat the now legendary Michael Jackson.
The 19-year-old entertainer also took home Favorite Pop/Rock Female Artist, Favorite Country Female Artist, Favorite Country Music Album and Favorite Adult Contemporary Artist.
She however paid tribute to Jackson on her acceptance speech, “Music has never been ultimately about competition,” she exclaimed. She consider it an “unimaginable honor” to be even cited as a nominee in the same category with Jackson. She accepted the awards via a link-up in London where she is in the middle of a late-night rehearsal for her concert this coming Sunday.
The king of pop took four awards including Favorite Pop/Rock Male Artist, Favorite Pop/Rock Album, Favorite Soul/R&B Male Artist and Favorite Soul/R&B Album.
Two weeks ago, the singer took home four awards and top honors at the Country Music Awards.
Among the performers were Jennifer Lopez, Shakira, Keith Urban, Daughtry, Mary J. Blige, Green Day, Timbaland, Carrie Underwood, Whitney Houston, Lady Gaga, Eminem, Kelly Clarkson, Rihanna, Alicia Keys, Janet Jackson and Adam Lambert who sang his single For Your Entertainment from his just released album of the same name.