Taylor Swift Set to Receive Artist of the Decade Award at 2019 American Music Awards
Taylor Swift will be receiving the Artist of the Decade Award at the 2019 American Music Awards, where she is nominated for five awards and set to perform.The 29-year-old will receive the coveted award at the 47th annual AMAs on Nov. 24. Dick Clark Productions shared the exciting news on Wednesday after news of a big announcement was teased on the American Music Awards' official Twitter the day before.
After winning two awards at Sunday's American Music Awards,can add another accolade to her belt less than 24 hours later.
The 17-year-old will be crownedevent next month, just a few days ahead of her 18th birthday.
Taylor Swift will also be honored at Billboard's event, receiving the inaugural Woman of the Decade honor.
"Billie has disrupted the entertainment industry through her music and social media platforms, leaving an indelible impact on the global cultural zeitgeist,” Billboard’s editorial director, Hannah Karp said in a statement. “Her ability to speak to the Gen-Z population, making teens and young adults feel accepted in today’s society has quickly allowed Eilish to grow to the top of the charts, breaking the mold for this generation with her electric hair-color and sharp attitude."
Camila Cabello, Billie Eilish, Dua Lipa and Lizzo to Perform at 2019 American Music Awards
Move over, guys: the ladies will own the 2019 AMAs stage.Camila Cabello, Billie Eilish, Dua Lipa and Lizzo will each grace the hardwood at the Nov. 24 American Music Awards in Los Angeles, organizers said today (Nov. 6).
The newcomer has had quite the successful start in the industry.
The singular pop rebel has achieved more than most artists do in their entire careers: She's charted a string of hit singles on the Billboard Hot 100, racked up 39 million followers on Instagram, performed at Lollapalooza, and sold out three headlining tours in a matter of minutes.
In March, Eilish's debut album, "When We Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?" bowed at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart with 313,000 equivalent album units (a combination of album sales, song downloads and streams).
With her baggy clothes, turquoise hair and introspective lyrics about depression and anxiety, Eilish has become a brooding pop idol for millions of teens who share her dark sensibilities and devil-may-care attitude.
Shania Twain to Perform Medley of Her Biggest Hits at 2019 American Music Awards
Dick clark productions and ABC announced on Monday (Nov. 11) that Shania Twain will take the stage at the 2019 American Music Awards to perform a medley of her greatest hits. © Cynthia Hicks/USA Network Shania Twain Real Country The performance will be Twain's first time on the AMA stage in 16 years. The superstar, whose Las Vegas residency kicks off at Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino next month, joins previously announced performers Camila Cabello, Billie Eilish, Selena Gomez, Dua Lipa, Lizzo, Thomas Rhett and Artist of the Decade award recipient Taylor Swift.
In 2020, Eilish will embark on a massive world tour. It's already sold out. 500,000 tickets were purchased in the first hour, according to her agents.
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Taylor Swift got an early birthday gift at Billboard's annual Women In Music Event: the first-ever Woman of the Decade Award.The pop star, who turns 30 on Friday, accepted the first-ever Woman of the Decade Award at Billboard's annual Women In Music Event in Los Angeles on Thursday.