Taylor Swift to Receive Artist of the Decade Award at 2019 American Music Awards

Taylor Swift is set to receive the Artist of the Decade trophy at this year’s American Music Awards.

The only other artist who has ever received the prestigious award is Garth Brooks, who was awarded it in 2000.

Swift has previously won the Artist of the Year trophy four times and has been nominated again in that category this year.

“Taylor’s  impact on music  this decade is undeniable, and her performances on the American Music Awards have been truly spectacular,” Dick Clark Productions executive Mark Bracco said in a statement.

The other categories Swift is nominated in include Favorite Music Video, Favorite Pop/Rock Female Artist, Favorite Pop/Rock Album for “Lover” and Favorite Adult Contemporary Artist.

The singer — who is also up for awards including: Artist of the Year, Favorite Music Video for You Need to Calm Down, Favorite Female Pop/Rock Artist, Favorite Album for Lover and Favorite Artist in Adult Contemporary — will be handed the honor at the event, to be held at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on November 24.




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