Travis Kelce Wins People’s Choice Award After Calling Nomination ‘Damn Silly’

A week after winning Super Bowl LVIII, Travis Kelce was named Athlete of the Year at the 2024 People’s Choice Awards on Sunday, February 18.

Although he was not present, Kelce was nominated for the award alongside Coco Gauff, Giannis Antetokounmpo, LeBron James, Lionel Messi, Sabrina Ionescu, Simone Biles and Stephen Curry.

Kelce’s girlfriend, Taylor Swift, also won four 2024 People’s Choice Awards. However, she was unable to attend the awards show due to being in Australia for her Eras tour.

Travis Kelce’s big win at the 2024 People’s Choice Awards comes just weeks after the Kansas City Chiefs tight end criticized the awards show that nominated him to begin with.

He referred to the nomination as “damn nonsense” during an episode of his new heights podcast. “What did I do to be Athlete of the Year? I did SNL” he told his brother Jason at the time. “How am I doing in this? [list]?”

Travis Kelce has no plans to retire from the NFL anytime soon

Before Super Bowl LVIII, Travis Kelce revealed that he had no plans to retire from the NFL anytime soon.

“I have no reason to stop playing football,” he told reporters at a news conference last month, according to Us weekly. “I’ve been lucky enough to do some things outside of the sports world that I enjoy doing, like appearing in front of the camera.”

Also talking about his time as SNL Host Travis Kelce said the experience was memorable. “He SNL “This opened up a new happiness and a new career path for me,” he said. “But it’s funny for me to even say that at this point in my career because I think it’s a lot further along than it is now.”

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During that same week, Kelce talked about why he wanted to avoid playing in the game against the Los Angeles Rams. “I didn’t feel like he should play that way,” Kelce shared in his new heights podcast. Then he added that “he doesn’t give a damn about the record.”

Travis Kelce received a lot of attention during the 2023 NFL season after his girlfriend, Taylor Swift, started attending his games. He attended 13 games, including the Super Bowl. He appeared on the field after the big game. “It was amazing,” Swift was heard telling Kelce on the field. “One of the craziest things I’ve ever experienced.”

Kelce and his Chiefs teammates won the Super Bowl against the San Francisco 49ers 25-22. Kelce did not score a touchdown during the game.

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