dick clark productions and ABC have announced that Taylor Swift will be honored with the Artist of the Decade award at the 2019 American Music Awards and will deliver a performance celebrating the biggest hits of her career. Swift, who has won more American Music Awards than any other artist this decade, is also a five-time nominee this year. She also holds the record for most American Music Awards wins of any female artist ever with 23. The 2019 American Music Awards will broadcast live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday, Nov. 24 at 8:00 p.m. EST on ABC.
2019 AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS ARTIST CHART FACTS:
- Taylor Swift will take the stage on the heels of the release of Lover, which debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200, marking her sixth No. 1 album on the chart. She is nominated for Artist of the Year; Favorite Music Video; Favorite Female Artist – Pop/Rock; Favorite Album – Pop/Rock; Favorite Artist – Adult Contemporary.
Nominees are based on key fan interactions as reflected on Billboard, including streaming, album and digital song sales, radio airplay, social activity and touring. These measurements are tracked by Billboard and its data partners, including Nielsen Music and Next Big Sound, and reflect the time period of Sept. 28, 2018, through Sept. 26, 2019. The American Music Awards winners are voted entirely by fans.