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Swift breaks Billboard record

LAS VEGAS - Taylor Swift had a historic night at the Billboard Music Awards: The pop star is the most decorated artist in the show’s history with 20 wins, beating Garth Brooks’ 19-win record.

She won eight awards Sunday night at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, including top artist, and also opened the show with the premiere of her action-filled, star-studded music video for “Bad Blood.’’

“It’s unbelievable that the fans went out and proved what they proved this year, and that’s the only reason I won eight awards,’’ Swift said in an interview with The Associated Press following her wins.

“Is it eight? Did I win eight awards?’’ she asked excitedly. “Yeah, sick.’’

Swift’s other wins included top female artist and Billboard 200 album for “1989.’’ AP
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