Swift wore an edgy Monse suit, or half-suit, with half of her top, comprises of a black. And white pinstripe blazer and the other half a white shirt, pair with black and white pinstripe shorts. So white point lace-up ankle boots by Gianvito Rossi and a white cross-body Jimmy Choo purse. She also wore her hair up and sported her signature red lipstick.
Taylor Swift has been caught in a rare PDA moment with her boyfriend Joe Alwyn. The 30-year-old pop star made a surprise appearance at the NME Awards 2020 at the O2 Brixton. And saw planting a winning kiss on the lips of her 28-year-old boyfriend in the intimate moment.
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‘Best Solo Act In The World’
Taylor attending the awards ceremony for the first time and fans were a delight to see her there in person to pick up ‘Best Solo Act In The World’. The singer had made a statement on the red carpet in a £1,500 Monse pinstripe blazer and matching shorts.
It was her actions inside the venue that have grabbed the most headlines after held Joe‘s head and plant a big kiss on his lips. So which in contrast to their normally secretive relationship.
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Taylor celebrating beating Lizzo, Billie Eilish, Lana Del Rey, FKA twigs, Charli XCX, Yungblud, Beck, AJ Tracey and Slowthai to the award. And she is a playful mood when collecting the gong.
The relationship starts in May 2017
This was the second time that she had won at the NME Awards 2020. But last time she accepted her statuette for Best International Solo Artist via video, in 2016. She rumours to have started seeing Joe in May 2017. But the relationship has been kept so private that it is difficult to know when they became official.
Their kiss at the awards could be the signalling that they will be more public with their affections. Taylor has previously heralded Joe for providing her with a “wonderful, normal, balanced kind of life,”. When speaking about their relationship at the Golden Globes in January.
Taylor Swift won the best solo in the world at the NME Awards 2020 in London on Wednesday (Feb. 12). But surprise everyone by showing up in person to accept her award.
Her middle finger trophy and glass of wine in hand, she addresses the high-energy crowd with a joke. “This is my first time at the NME Awards and I just feel like everyone here is so shy, so reserve. It’s like, ‘Are you guys going to have any fun tonight? Are you going to come out of your shells, at all?’ Oh, wait — no, this is like the craziest awards show I have ever been to, and I love it so much”.
See Swift’s acceptance speech below.
Swift last took home an NME award in 2016 (she sent in a video for her acceptance speech). This year, she accepts her trophy from Robyn, who honour as a songwriter of the decade.
Other winners of the night include Slipknot for best band in the world. Lana Del Rey for best album in the world. Clairo for new act and FKA Twigs for British solo act. 1975 won two awards, British band and an honorary award for innovation. Courtney Love also received the honorary Icon award.
Swift, who has sold more singles than any other artist in the U.S. in the past decade according to Forbes. And won the NME Award for Best Solo Act in the World. Fellow nominees include Billie Eilish, Lizzo, Beck, Charli XCX, FKA twigs, Lana Del Rey and Yungblud.
‘Best Solo Act In The World’
During her acceptance speech, Swift poked fun at winning her second NME Awards 2020, which is shaped like a middle finger. “It’s amazing to have a matching set. I’m honour,” she says, later joking, “This is my first time at the NME Awards. And like, I just feel like everyone here is so shy, so reserve. Are you guys having any fun tonight? Are you going to come out of your shells at all?”.
“Oh, wait no. This is like the craziest award show I’ve ever been to,” she adds. Fans in attendance spot Swift’s boyfriend, British actor Joe Alwyn, kissing her in their seats.
Best International Solo Artist
At the NME Awards in 2016, the 30-year-old accepted the award for Best International Solo Artist via a pre-recorded video shown during the event. “I gotta be honest with you about this,” she teases while holding up the statue. “When you first open up the box, this feels a little aggressive and then you get used to it”.
This marks the first celebrity event Swift has to attend. Since she appears at the premiere of her Netflix documentary Miss Americana at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah three weeks ago. The singer cancels what suppose to be a surprise appearance at the 2020 Grammys. So which took place a few days later.
She nominated for Grammys for Best Pop Vocal Album and Song of the Year and lost both to Eilish. Taylor lost Best Pop Solo Performance to Lizzo. Earlier in January, Swift attended the Golden Globes 2020 with Joe.