TAYLOR Swift looks set to beat King of Pop Michael Jackson’s American Music Awards record after being named its Artist of the Decade.

The Lover singer, 29, currently has 23 AMAs, and when she receives the coveted award next month will equal MJ’s 24-gong haul.

 Taylor Swift looks set to beat King of Pop Michael Jackson's American Music Awards record after being named its Artist of the Decade

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Taylor Swift looks set to beat King of Pop Michael Jackson’s American Music Awards record after being named its Artist of the DecadeCredit: Getty

However, with five other nominations, Taylor looks set to leapfrog him and become the most decorated musician in the show’s history.

The AMAs announced Taylor will perform at the ceremony with this tweet: “She’s won more #AMAs than anyone this decade… She’s a five-time 2019 #AMAs nominee… AND she’s performing at this year’s #AMAs LIVE on Nov. 24… @taylorswift13 is our ARTIST OF THE DECADE”.

Mark Bracco, Executive Vice Pesident of programming and development at Dick Clark productions said: “Taylor’s impact on music this decade is undeniable and her performances on the American Music Awards have been truly spectacular.

“We’re thrilled to honour her as our Artist of the Decade and can’t wait for her to blow everyone away with an epic, career-spanning performance unlike any other!”

 MJ had a staggering 24 AMA wins

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MJ had a staggering 24 AMA winsCredit: AFP

 

The pop superstar is also battling for the Favourite Music Video, Favourite Female Artist, Favourite Album, Favourite Artist and Artist of the Year prizes.

She faces stiff competition in the most prestigious category – Artist of the Year – with Ariana Grande and Post Malone also hoping to win.

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It’s been a big year for Taylor with her seventh album Lover entering the Billboard chart at number one, and all 18 of its tracks entering the singles Hot 100 chart at the same time, setting a new record.

And she’s among the favourites to headline next year’s Glastonbury Festival as the iconic music event celebrates its 50th anniversary.

appeared as a mega mentor on The Voice on Tuesday.

The megastar has been giving additional coaching to the singers who are competing in the knockout rounds of the NBC show.

 Taylor could do no wrong as she appeared as a mega mentor on The Voice on Tuesday

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Taylor could do no wrong as she appeared as a mega mentor on The Voice on Tuesday

Looking stunning in a black neck choker and top, with her signature red lips, Taylor handed out advice to the nervous and star-struck competitors.

Taylor saved her own fan-girling for Gwen Stefani.

“She’s a real babe and I loved spending the day with her,” Taylor said of the Hollerback Girl star.

Taylor Swift delights fans as mega mentor on The Voice


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