Taylor Swift managed to pull in another Artist of the Year Award at this year’s American Music Awards (AMAs).
In a kind but rambling acceptance speech, Swift mentioned her drama including some that she says the Public doesn’t even know about.
“I really don’t have anything articulate to say. Just the fact that, like, the last year of my life has had some of the most amazing times and also some of the just like hardest things I’ve gone through in my life and not, um, a lot of them are things that HAVEN’T BEEN PUBLIC.”
She then proceeded to talk about her ups and downs for the last year.
“And I wanted to thank you so much for being the thing that has been a constant in my life. This industry is really weird where like sometimes people who do what we do feel like, and I’m sure some of you, you feel like this too like your lives, like you feel like your stock is either up or down and people either like you or they don’t or you’re feeling bad about yourself but the people who hang in there are the ones that you will never forget.
And the fans who have hung in there for 15 years of me doing this…It’s been a lot of good and a lot of really complicated and on behalf of my family and me, thank you so much for being there and for caring.”
Swift followed it up by singing massive hits like “Love Story,” “I Knew You Were Trouble,” and “Shake it Off.” However, she didn’t “Bad Blood,” or “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together”, possibly to avoid contention with Scooter Braun.
Earlier this year, Scooter Braun bought the rights to Taylor Swift’s catalogue from her former managers at Big Machine Records. Swift left her long-time label and manager to sign with Sony.