Taylor Swift: Third AMAs Artist Of The Year Win Inspires Me 'To Make A Better Next Record'

Taylor Swift had a huge night at Sunday’s American Music Awards, taking home four awards including the top award, Artist of the Year – something she says will inspire to make even better music.

Access Hollywood’s Shaun Robinson caught up with the 23-year-old after her big night.

“It was an amazing night!” Taylor told Shaun backstage. “The fans keep raising the bar on these fan-voted awards and getting Artist of the Year for the third time is kind of out of control.”

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The singer explained that the accolades continue to fuel her music.

“It just makes me want to make a better next record, so that they have something to be proud of and a reason to keep doing that,” she continued.

In addition to scooping up numerous awards, Taylor enjoyed the night’s music, especially Miley Cyrus’ cat-filled performance of “Wrecking Ball.”

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“We were going hard on the ‘Wrecking Ball’ situation. There was a whole theatrical thing happening in the front row. I was really into it,” she told Access.

Adding, “I was really enjoying myself tonight. It was like an amazing [show.] I thought there were so many great performances. Great Big World and Christina Aguilera were amazing. Imagine Dragons were fantastic. I just I loved it. I had a great time.”

-- Jesse Spero

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