Swift makes history at Billboard Music Awards
18 May 2015, Nirapad News: Taylor Swift had a historic night at the Billboard Music Awards: The pop star is the most decorated artist in the show’s history win 20 wins, beating Garth Brooks’ 19-win record.
She won eight awards Sunday night at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, including top artist, and also opened the show with the premiere of her action-filled, star-studded music video for ‘Bad Blood’.
‘It’s unbelievable that the fans went out and proved what they proved this year, and that’s the only reason I won eight awards,’ Swift said in an interview with the media following her wins, reports yahoo.com.
‘Is it eight? Did I win eight awards?’ she asked excitedly. ‘Yeah, sick’.
Swift’s video opened with her and Selena Gomez fighting men in an office and then fighting each other. It ended with Swift’s and Gomez’s armies going head to head.
Other stars in the clip included Mariska Hargitay, Ellen Pompeo, Jessica Alba and Ellie Goulding, and Hayley Williams of Paramore.
Swift swapped her first two verses with new ones from rapper Kendrick Lamar for ‘Bad Blood’, a song rumored to be about Swift’s friendship with Katy Perry.
Swift’s other wins included top female artist and Billboard 200 album for ‘1989’.