Taylor Swift Opens 2018 AMAs With Explosive ‘I Did Something Bad’ Performance

Taylor Swift Opens 2018 AMAs With Explosive ‘I Did Something Bad’ Performance

The singer’s American Music Awards set was her first appearance since endorsing Democrats Phil Bredesen and Jim Cooper on Instagram.

Taylor Swift did something bad so good Tuesday night as she opened the 2018 American Music Awards just two days after weighing in on the upcoming midterms.

On Sunday, Swift endorsed two Tennessee Democrats in an Instagram post. She also encouraged fans to “educate” themselves on issues in their local communities and register to vote.

Vote.org reported 65,000 new registered voters around the country after Swift’s post, though she also experienced some notable backlash because of it.

In her first awards show performance in three years, the singer/songwriter killed it with “I Did Something Bad” off her Reputation album.

Swift also won the AMA “Tour of the Year” award for her Reputation Stadium Tour.

Watch her performance here:

📹 | Taylor Swift performing ‘I Did Something Bad’ at the #AMAspic.twitter.com/agpiPdksXw

— Taylor Swift News (@TSwiftNZMedia) October 10, 2018

Of course, Swifties everywhere cheered for their queen’s return.

TAYLOR SWIFT DID THAT #AMAspic.twitter.com/hKBBgWZyjv

— silvia 🌋 (@snakexkarla) October 10, 2018

Taylor Swift single-handedly ended men with her #AMA performance thank you for coming to my TED talk pic.twitter.com/TBAmDnp3NA

— Savannah Morse (@SavannahMorse99) October 10, 2018

taylor swift’s ama’s performance saved me

— jess breck (@jess_breck) October 10, 2018

IT FELT SO GOOD! #IDidSomethingBad#TaylorSwiftAMAs

— Taylor Nation (@taylornation13) October 10, 2018

Read Swift’s Instagram post here:

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