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Swift was accepting the award for artist of the year when she urged viewers to vote.

The singer echoed her own political Instagram post and said, "And you know what else is voted on by the people is the midterm elections on November 6". If you believe in equality for women, for people of colour, for the LGBTQ community.

On Sunday, Swift provoked a storm by breaking her silence on politics and announcing she would vote for two Democrats in Tennessee in the USA congressional midterm elections in November. "Get on and vote".

The pop star will open Tuesday night's show at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, which airs live on ABC at 7 p.m. Centeral.

She also picked up three other awards, for best female pop artist, best tour, and best pop album for "reputation", the biggest seller of 2017. In the rap/hip-hop and pop/rock categories, Drake is up for favorite male artist, favorite album and favorite song with "God's Plan". Whitney Houston previously held the record with 21.

When Swift won for Artist of the Year during the ceremony she took the opportunity to use her time to encourage the audience and her fans to get politically motivated.

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Trump said Haley is "very special to me" and made it clear the issue had nothing to do with bad feeling or dismissal of any kind. Several senior White House aides wondered about the timing of her decision, weeks before midterm congressional elections.

"I want to thank you sexy lady", Offset said, pointing to Cardi B.

Swift had announced on Sunday that she was voting for Tennessee's Democratic Senate candidate Phil Bredesen, breaking her long-standing refusal to discuss anything politics. In her photo caption, she admitted that she has been "reluctant to publicly voice my political opinions, but due to several events in my life and in the world in the past two years, I feel very differently about that now".

"And you can go to Vote.org like Taylor Swift told you to", he added.

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