logo
Instagram/taylorswift
Instagram/taylorswift

Taylor Swift Makes History After Bagging 2020 VMAs Best Director Award

Olowokandi Fiyin
Sep 01, 2020
01:40 A.M.
Share this pen
FacebookFacebookTwitterTwitterLinkedInLinkedInEmailEmail

On the 30th of August, Taylor Swift took home her first MTV VMA in the Best Director category for directing "The Man."

Advertisement

Star singer and songwriter, Taylor Swift adds 'another shiny object to an already glowing trophy cabinet' as she bags the VMAs best director award.

MTV’s official Twitter page posted the singer's heartwarming acceptance speech from her home as they congratulated her with the caption:

"Congrats to @taylorswift13 on winning Best Direction! #GirlPower #VMAs."

Taylor Swift at the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards at Prudential Center on August 26, 2019 | Photo: Getty Images

Taylor Swift at the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards at Prudential Center on August 26, 2019 | Photo: Getty Images

Advertisement

The famous singer took home a VMA for Best Direction at the 2020 VMAs. While accepting the award from her home in a simple blue shirtdress, she expressed her gratitude, said this was the first time she was directing a video on her own.

Taylor is also going down in history as the first female solo artist to win the best direction award.

Advertisement

She also thanked her team and everyone in the industry who voted for her. Taylor didn't forget her fans, saying they are why the industry cares about her as she thanked them for everything.

In the award-winning video, the singer was transformed into a bearded brunette man. Throughout the video, the central theme was his unruly behavior.

Advertisement

According to reports, the talented artists admitted this year didn't go according to how she planned it but the only thing that worked out as planned was her surprise album, "Folklore."

And after it's release, the album successfully gained Taylor, her 7th No. 1 album. Amazingly, "Folklore's" debut in July beat Taylors 2019 No. 1 album "Lover" debut record.

Advertisement

Taylor is also going down in history as the first female solo artist to win the best direction award. Triumphing over her fellow contenders, Billie Eilish, Doja Cat, Dua Lipa, Harry Styles, and The Weeknd for the award.

And on Tuesday, the award-winning director released a new clip showed the details of how her debut directing project of “The Man” came together.

Advertisement

Reports also say that during an on-camera interview, Taylor explained that she wanted a female director, but everyone was busy, so she decided to try it out since she knew what she wanted.

Taylor is also seen giving directions to her team and her director of photography Rodrigo Prieto in the clip. She expressed that she had quite an experience during the three days the video was shot.

Advertisement
info
Please fill in your e-mail so we can share with you our top stories!
By subscribing, you agree to our Privacy Policy
Advertisement
Related posts

Why Did Taylor Swift and Jake Gyllenhaal Break Up? All We Know About Their Split That Might Have Inspired 'All Too Well'

May 19, 2022

Helen Mirren's 'Fate Was Sealed' When Her Husband Divorced His Ex Yet They Only Married 14 Years Later

April 29, 2022

Craig Wayne Boyd Was Homeless before Winning 'The Voice' — Now He Is Happy Father of Five

April 21, 2022

Does Billie Eilish Have Tourette's Syndrome?

May 23, 2022

'Yellowstone' star Taylor Sheridan's Enduring 8-Year Marriage with Wife Who Left Her Career & Moved with Him

February 07, 2022

Barbra Streisand's Mother Never Said She Loved Her & Was Jealous of Daughter's Success

March 13, 2022

Who Won 'The Masked Singer' Season 7? The Show Reveals Identities of Firefly, Ringmaster, and Prince

May 19, 2022

Who Is Jon Alwyn? Taylor Swift Reportedly Supported Her Boyfriend’s New TV Show

May 18, 2022

Bruno Mars Had to Live In a Zoo After Parents’ Divorce – He Slept in 1 Bed With His Dad & Brother

April 05, 2022

Delving into Taylor Kinney and Lady Gaga's Relationship after Their Unexpected Split

January 27, 2022

Florence Pugh Stars in Olivia Wilde’s ‘Don’t Worry Darling’ - Who Is the Star Dating?

May 03, 2022

Ron Howard Owned a $12,5M Central Park Apartment & $27,5M Mansion — Inside His Luxury Lifestyle

March 19, 2022

Elizabeth Taylor Proposed to an Actor 20 Years Her Senior & Replaced Him with 25-Year Older Man

February 20, 2022

Who Is Taika Waititi Dating? Here’s Everything We Know about the Love Life of the Award-Winning Director

May 23, 2022