Taylor Swift will be presented with the Artist of the Decade award by Carole King at the 2019 American Music Awards. Nominated for five American Music Awards herself, she will also perform. Taylor released the album Lover on August 23, 2019, and once again she has proved that is one of the best-selling musical artists living today. Carole King released a statement about presenting the prestigious award to Taylor.
“I’m thrilled to have the opportunity to present Taylor with the Artist of the Decade honor. She is an extraordinary songwriter who has cultivated a unique and personal relationship with her audience. As a woman songwriter who also got into the music world at a young age, I know the kind of determination, struggle and single-minded perseverance it has taken for her to reach such heights.”
There is no doubt that Taylor Swift is the talk of the American Music Awards. In addition to her own nominations, she will be performing live and reports indicate she is going all out, despite any drama she may have with going on with Scooter Braun and Scott Borschetta.
You may see a video that the American Music Awards speaking about Taylor Swift’s special honor this year.
Taylor Swift has been nominated for Artist of the Year, Favorite Music Video for “You Need to Calm Down,” Favorite Female Artist (Pop/Rock), Favorite Album (Pop/Rock) for Lover, Favorite Artist (Adult Contemporary).
According to a report by Page Six, Taylor is going to put on a show that will emphasize female strength and power. It’s also believed that when Taylor delivers her speech for Artist of the Decade, she’s not going to hold back and is going to let the world know her feelings about what transpired with the rights to her music. Exactly what type of potential attack could be coming towards Scott Borchetta and Scooter Braun remains to be seen, but will have everyone on the edge of their seats tuning in.
It’s believed that not only will Taylor Swift deliver an amazing vocal performance when she sings but that her speech is going to be historic and will have great implications for the music industry.
What do you think? Are you going to tune in to watch the American Music Awards on Sunday, November 24, 2019, at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT on ABC?