Taylor Swift AmasTaylor Swift tied Michael Jackson with the most wins at the 2009 American Music Awards in Los Angeles Sunday night, capping off a total of four wins with the biggest honor of the night, Artist of the Year.

Michael Jackson, Eminem, Lady Gaga and Kings of Leon were also nominated for the award.

In her acceptance speech, transmitted live from London where she was rehearsing for a performance Monday night, Swift paid tribute to Michael Jackson and thanked his family, particularly sister Janet Jackson, for their support.