Taylor Swift Will Be Honored with ‘Artist of the Decade’ Award at the 2019 American Music Awards

She’s also nominated for Artist of the Year; Favorite Music Video; Favorite Female Artist – Pop/Rock; Favorite Album – Pop/Rock; Favorite Artist – Adult Contemporary.

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The 2019 AMAs are going to be a big one for Taylor Swift

The pop superstar will be honored with the coveted “Artist of the Decade” award at this year’s show, dick clark productions and ABC announced earlier today. In addition to the honor, Swift will deliver an unprecedented performance celebrating the biggest hits of her career.

Taylor’s impact on music this decade is undeniable and her performances on the American Music Awards have been truly spectacular,” said Mark Bracco, Executive Vice President, Programming & Development, 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!”

The honor is more than deserved, as Taylor has won more AMAs than any other artist in this decade, and hold the record for most AMAs wins of any female artist ever, with 23. She is nominated for five categories this year, including Artist of the Year; Favorite Music Video; Favorite Female Artist – Pop/Rock; Favorite Album – Pop/Rock; Favorite Artist – Adult Contemporary. You can view the full list of nominees here.

The once-in-a-lifetime performance comes on the heels of her record-breaking new album Lover, which debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200, marking her sixth No. 1 album on the chart.

The 2019 American Music Awards air LIVE from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday, November 24th @ 8PM ET/PT on ABC.

Juliet Schroder

Written by Juliet Schroder

Juliet is the founder and executive producer/host of Celeb Secrets and Celeb Secrets Country. When not reporting on the latest news in pop culture and country music, she enjoys traveling, spending time with friends and family, and exploring the latest fashion trends.

Juliet holds a B.S. in marketing from St. John's University.