“Nicely, that is unreal. The truth that you guys have given me 10 Billboard Awards — I’m speaking to the followers, particularly — none of this occurs with out you,” Swift mentioned in an acceptance speech recorded from the highway.
She continued, “Billboards base every part off of what you’re listening to and what you’re keen about. And I’m so honored that this 12 months you made the tour, The Eras Tour, so magical. You went and noticed the film, you cared about my rerecords. I simply, like, I really like you a lot. I really feel just like the luckiest individual on the planet to have you ever in my nook and caring in regards to the music that I make. So thanks, thanks, thanks, 10 million instances, for this.”
The awards present passed off on Sunday, November 19, whereas Swift, 33, is on the worldwide leg of her Eras Tour, with a live performance at Estádio Nilton Santos in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Sunday. She already performed two sold-out reveals on the venue on Saturday, November 18, and Sunday, November 19. She is going to subsequent journey to São Paolo for her last tour cease of the 12 months, placing on three concert events from Friday, November 24, to Sunday, November 26.
Swift has dominated the music trade in 2023, which was mirrored by her nominations on the BBMAs. She obtained nods in 20 classes, the ten she gained for being Prime Radio Songs Artist, Prime Track Gross sales Artist, Prime Billboard International 200 Artist, Prime Billboard International (Excluding U.S.) Artist, Prime Scorching 100 Songwriter, Prime Feminine Artist, Prime Billboard 200 Artist, Prime Artist, Prime Promoting Track (“Anti-Hero”).
Forward of the Sunday awards present, Swift was the highest feminine BBMAs recipient in historical past with 29 wins. Drake had probably the most BBMAs total, with 34 and 14 further nominations for 2023.
If Swift surpasses Drake because the most-awarded BBMAs artist of all time, it is going to be the most recent in a string of data she has damaged this 12 months. With regard to her success on the charts, her 2019 hit “Cruel Summer” topped the Billboard Scorching 100 for the primary time in October. Weeks later, Swift’s music “Is It Over Now? (Taylor’s Model) [From the Vault]” — from her rerecording of her 1989 album — took the spot of “Merciless Summer time” when it went to No. 1. She subsequently turned the one artist to ever change herself 3 times at No. 1 on the chart as “Merciless Summer time” returned to the highest.
In the meantime, the Eras Tour is ready to turn out to be the highest-grossing tour of all time and has already made Swift a billionaire. After a two-month hiatus, she is going to resume the worldwide leg in Tokyo in February 2024 and journey all over the world earlier than bringing the tour to a close in Canada in December 2024.
Amid her skilled success, Swift’s private life has additionally been making headlines resulting from her relationship with Travis Kelce. The Kansas Metropolis Chiefs tight finish, 34, attended Swift’s Argentina concert on November 11. She notably changed her “Karma” lyrics to “Karma is the man on the Chiefs” in reference to Kelce, and the 2 shared their first public kiss after the present.