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Best: Taylor Swift's Top Artist acceptance speech
The pop sensation did an articulate job of taking the criticism waged against her music -- her binary "crazy emotions" of love and the break-ups -- and showing it's her strength. She thanked her base for "making my music your soundtrack to your crazy emotions" and saying her connection to her fans is "the longest and best relationship I have ever had."