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The Billy on the Street star was referring to Swift's usually political post to endorse two Democratic Tennessee Congressional candidates; Senate candidate Phil Bredesen and House of Representatives candidate Jim Cooper for the November midterm elections. In the rap/hip-hop and pop/rock categories, Drake is up for favorite male artist, favorite album and favorite song with "God's Plan". His mother, Cleopatra Bernard, accepted the award on his behalf. On behalf of my son, I would like to thank the AMAs, his fans and everyone who made this possible.
It takes her AMA tally to 23, beating Whitney Houston's 19 to make her the most successful female artist at the awards. The rapper Cardi B won three awards, including one in tandem with Bruno Mars for their track Finesse. She also condemned Republican senatorial candidate Marsha Blackburn for her voting record on women's rights and equal marriage.
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Please, please educate yourself on the candidates running in your state and vote based on who most closely represents your values.
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