Taylor Swift Makes Joke About Her Longest Relationship At Billboard Music Awards 2013

20 May 2013, 10:51 | Updated: 20 May 2013, 11:25

The '22' star paid tribute to her fans and the "best and longest" relationship she's had as she won big in Las Vegas.

Taylor Swift was heard saying that the relationship she has with her fans is the "best and longest" she's ever had.

The 'We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together' singer was the big winner of the night picking up a total of eight prizes and took a swipe at her own love life accepting Artist Of The Year.

She hugged touring partner Ed Sheeran as her named was called by Celine Dion and was overcome with emotion taking to the podium.

"To the fans who come to the shows, who buy the albums, I just want you to know this one thing - you are the longest and best relationship I have ever had," she said drawing huge screams from the audience.

Watch Taylor Swift's acceptance speech at the Billboard Music Awards 2013 below:

The singer also won prizes for the likes of Top Billboard 200 Album with 'Red' and Top Female Artist.

One Direction, Rihanna and Nicki Minaj were among some of the other winners of the event.

Check out a full list of the winners from the Billboard Music Awards 2013 here.