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Travis Kelce & Brother Jason Acknowledge 'Swifties' In New Podcast Milestone

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By Afouda Bamidele on March 13, 2024 at 1:30 PM EDT

It is no secret that Travis Kelce has gained significant media attention over his relationship with sensational singer Taylor Swift, and he is not afraid to admit it.

This year's iHeartRadio Podcast Awards saw the NFL superstar and his older brother, Jason Kelce, winning a new trophy for their joint podcast "New Heights."

Instead of patting themselves on the back, the Kelce brothers happily paid tribute to the Swifties for their victory.

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Jason & Travis Kelce Thank Taylor Swift's Fans For Their Latest Achievement

Chiefs Travis Kelce, brother of Jason Kelce #62 of the Philadelphia Eagles attends tonights game during the third quarter .

Travis and Jason were recently crowned with the Podcast of the Year Award; however, they weren’t on the ground to receive the trophy. The sensational duo expressed gratitude through a video shared on the iHeartRadio's X page.

In the clip, Jason announced their newest podcast milestone while his younger brother seemed surprised at the win. “Get the f— out of here! We won Podcast of the Year,” he cried before wondering, “People actually listen to this?”

Despite his playful show of disbelief, Travis stressed that the duo were “honored” to receive the prestigious award, which he described as “big s—.” Jason echoed similar sentiments and threw a special shout-out to Swifties for the win, saying:

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“This is an incredible honor, especially for two jabronis like us. To receive an award like this is beyond humbling, and we would be remiss if we didn’t immediately thank all of the 92%ers out there — aka Swifties — who voted for us to win this award.”

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The Kelce Brothers Are Immensely Grateful To Fans

Jason's comment about Swifties got a sweet chuckle out of Travis, who added: “Thank you guys for everything, and we truly do have the best fanbase in the entire world. Thank you guys for voting every single day of every single month and every hour that day.”

The duo's gratitude to fans didn't end there as Jason reflected on the award's significance. The retired NFL star explained that the Podcast of the Year trophy showed the results of their efforts, saying:

“We absolutely love making this podcast each and every week, and it is beyond rewarding when we get to find out that it resonates with so many people out there. And that they get joy out of it because we sure put a lot of that into it.”

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Travis doubled down on the duo's gratitude to everyone involved, especially his girlfriend's fans. “And you guys make this show what it is. We truly appreciate you guys,” he said, adding: “Thank you again to iHeart Podcast Awards. To the 92%ers, thank you guys as well.”

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Travis & Taylor Swift Were Spotted At Madonna's Oscars Afterparty

Taylor Swift and Travis Kelce celebrate Kansas City Chiefs’ Super Bowl win at XS Nightclub at Wynn Las Vegas

The Kelce brothers’ podcast milestone comes at the heels of Travis and Swift's surprise appearance at Madonna's Oscars after-party.

The couple graced the star-studded event held at talent manager Guy Oseary’s home in the Hollywood Hills on Sunday night.

Despite enduring a grueling 15-hour flight from Singapore, Travis and Swift were all smiles and ready to party with other celebrities like Jennifer Lawrence, Salma Hayek, Robert De Niro, Matthew McConaughey, and Lenny Kravitz.

Although the event had a strict no-camera policy, the photographer, JR, was allowed to take portraits of select attendees.

Madonna's exclusive after-party marks the first major Hollywood event that Travis and Swift have attended together; however, the power couple are yet to make their red carpet debut.

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Before the lovebirds turned it up at Madonna’s party, Travis showed off his moves on his girlfriend’s Eras Tour stop in Singapore. He was captured by a fan in a sea of excited Swifties at the country's National Stadium.

In the video, the Kansas City Chiefs player donned a glowing Eras Tour wristband and moved along to Swift’s voice as she sang her hit track, "Look What You Made Me Do." His support touched the hearts of viewers, who showered him with praise.

One fan declared: “They are truly couple goals. Taylor deserves love and every bit of it.” Another echoed: “Supporting his girl…and present…dancing…enjoying watching what she loves.”

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The Couple's Romantic Visit To Australian Zoo

Taylor Swift and Travis Kelce celebrate Kansas City Chiefs’ Super Bowl win at XS Nightclub at Wynn Las Vegas

Earlier in March, Travis raved about the "amazing" zoo date he had with Swift during her tour stop in Australia.

He reflected on the duo's sweet outing on the "New Heights" podcast, describing his girlfriend as the “best thing possible.”

The nine-time Pro Bowler could not contain his excitement as he recounted one of his favorite zoo moments.

Travis was particularly enamored by the red pandas and compared them to “friendly raccoons” before praising the zookeeper for an informative interaction.

Feeding eucalyptus leaves to koalas was another serene moment for Travis. However, he admitted feeling intimated when petting a rhino and described the experience as “terrifying.”

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