There is a camera operator dedicated to ‘continuously’ filming Taylor Swift at the MTV VMAs

Taylor Swift at the MTV VMAs 2023.

If you’ve stayed up to watch this year’s MTV Video Music Awards, you might have noticed that there’s a whole lot of Taylor Swift on your screen.

That’s because, this year, there is a camera operator tasked with filming Swift throughout the show.

The “Anti-Hero” singer isn’t among the impressive line-up of performances, but there’s still a camera on her at all times to make sure every award win, celeb interaction and awkward dance move is captured. 

Posting live from the awards ceremony, Variety’s co-editor-in-chief Ramin Setoodeh tweeted: “How important is Taylor Swift to the #VMAs? There is a camera operator tasked with filming her continuously during the live performances onstage.”

It might seem a bit excessive, but following Taylor’s recent rocket to super-stardom, MTV is simply giving the people what they want to see.

Taylor is tied to some of the most memorable VMAs moments in recent history, from having her 2009 “You Belong With Me” win crashed by Kanye West to her unforgettable 2014 performance of “Shake It Off”.

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Plus, the Grammy-winning songstress is rather well known for dancing her socks off whenever she attends an awards show. So, it’s no wonder that all eyes are on her tonight.

This year’s MTV VMAs are also streaming live from the audience and backstage, and fans have noticed that Taylor seems to getting a lot of screen time.

Swift, who is already the proud owner of 14 MTV Moon Person Awards, was up for eight awards this year, including Video of the Year, Artist of the Year, Song of the Year, Best Pop, Best Cinematography, Best Direction, Best Visual Effects, and Best Editing.

The songstress is in with a chance of becoming the second most-awarded VMAs artist (second only to Beyoncé) if the ceremony goes her way.

That’s something that the cameras will certainly want to capture.