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Taylor Swift onstage during The 58th GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on February 15, 2016 in Los Angeles, California.

Taylor Swift onstage during The 58th GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on February 15, 2016 in Los Angeles, California.

Gotta love Taylor Swift!

The 26-year-old singer blasted Kanye West without mentioning his name while accepting the award for Album of the Year at the 2016 Grammy Awards held at the Staples Center on Monday (February 15) in Los Angeles.

She was on stage to pick up the award for her album 1989 and here’s part of what she said:

And as the first woman to win Album of the Year at the Grammys twice, I want to say to the young woman out there, there are going to be people along the way who try to undercut your success or take credit for your accomplishments or your fame. But if you just focus on the work and you don’t let those people sidetrack you, someday when you get where you’re going, you will look around and you will know it was you and the people who love you who put you there, and that will be the greatest feeling in the world.

Watch her speech below.

15 Comments

  1. Tosin

    February 16, 2016 at 8:38 am

    it’s not even a diss.

    • Roc

      February 16, 2016 at 8:48 am

      It wasn’t a diss. it is the truth

    • tish

      February 16, 2016 at 11:56 am

      Then why was it referred to as one?

  2. Taiwo

    February 16, 2016 at 10:03 am

    She was really nice, really really nice. If na me ehn!! Thank God for Jesus sha,

    • Olu

      February 16, 2016 at 12:23 pm

      If it was you, you would have not have been that nice.
      So..what exactly are u thanking God and Jesus for?

    • Taiwo

      February 16, 2016 at 2:23 pm

      Thanking God for the fact that I’ve changed a little, but not so much as not to tell you to shut your trap! If it was before, I would have told you to shut your bloody trap. Notice I didn’t add “bloody” to it this time hmmm? Eke is my hobby.

  3. keke driver

    February 16, 2016 at 10:05 am

    She did the right thing, cos dissing that ritard would have just put them on the same level.

  4. Princess P

    February 16, 2016 at 10:14 am

    NOt even close to a diss

  5. Tru

    February 16, 2016 at 11:10 am

    Now THAT right there is a fantastic SHADE #DoingTheDab

  6. Ms Jazz

    February 16, 2016 at 11:20 am

    BN no diss here, she’s just saying the truth.

  7. Amaka d igbo chic

    February 16, 2016 at 1:21 pm

    wow she didn’t disappoint me with dat amazing acceptance speech as a strong fan of dis beautiful talented songstress….d “Bad Blood” song has been my phone ring tone for only God knows how long…I SO LOVE TAYLOR SWIFT!!!!

  8. Cookies coat

    February 16, 2016 at 2:50 pm

    Subtle diss that’s what I ld call it.Simply talented girl

  9. Iris

    February 16, 2016 at 3:25 pm

    I was under the impression that Kanye West’s lyrics had been run by her and she okayed it.

    On another note the Grammys are a joke. All these artists have 8 to 20 of them like it is water. Kanye has almost 20. Meanwhile Michael Jackson who sang for decades had 13. I guess the competition isn’t great anymore.

  10. Md

    February 16, 2016 at 3:29 pm

    How is this epic? Women!!!

  11. somto

    February 16, 2016 at 7:18 pm

    Ehnn, Taylor it is The Almighty God and the people that love you that put you there. Don’t eat God’s Glory abeg.

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