Taylor Swift Continues To Reign Supreme At The VMAs, Winning Video Of The Year Two Years In A Row

The Swifties have done it again. Taylor Swift made history once more at the 2023 MTV Video Music Awards, taking home the top prize for Video of the Year for her song Anti-Hero. This is her second consecutive win in the category, making her the most awarded artist in this category in VMA history!

What did Taylor Swift say in her acceptance speech at the 2023 VMA’s?

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At the 2023 VMA’s, Taylor was recognized as the most-awarded artist in the category of “Video of the Year”, as she won the award for Bad Blood in 2015 and again for You Need to Calm Down in 2019. Considering she also directed the music video for Anti-Hero, her record as the artist with the most video of the year honors for videos she directed/co-directed was extended to three.

At the lovely event, LL Cool J presented the singer with her award, which was followed by Taylor’s speech. “This is unbelievable,” she began. “I just want to say that the fact that this is a fan-voted award means so much to me. Based on the memories that we’ve made recently, I’ve just been on a tour that has been the most joyful and exhilarating experience, and we’re not even halfway done. It really felt like the adventure of a lifetime this past year. I cannot believe that it was a year ago that I announced the Midnights album. And all I have to say tonight is, thank you. I’m blown away.”

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Who else was nominated for Video of the Year, and what other awards did Taylor win at the 2023 VMA’s?

For the first time in the awards show’s history, female candidates topped the top category. SZA’s Kill Bill, Miley Cyrus’ Flowers, Nicki Minaj’s Super Freaky Girl, Olivia Rodrigo’s Vampire, Doja Cat’s Attention, and Unholy by Kim Petras and Sam Smith (who identifies as nonbinary) were among the other candidates for video of the year.

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At the 2023 VMAs on Tuesday, Taylor Swift came in strong with nine Moon Person trophies. Although only four of them, including song of the year, best pop video, and best direction, were presented during the live broadcast, she still set broke many records once again. The event aired live from New Jersey’s Prudential Center on Tuesday!