In case you missed it, here is the list of this year's American Music Awards winner and some of the performances by various artists.
American Music Awards 2014 Highlights
Nov 24, 2014 at 12:48 AM
Posted by : Pinoy Secret Writer
Filed Under : Entertainment
Before the event, here's a sneak peek of One Direction's red carpet interview:
The event was hosted by Pitbull once again. The opening act was no other than Taylor Swift. Channeling a crazy girlfriend act complete with back up dancer and props, she performed her new song "Blank Space" from the album 1989.
Australian pop rock/pop punk band, 5 Seconds of Summer, did a cover of "What I Like About You".
Canadian reggae fusion band, Magic, and "reggae legend" Wyclef Jean collaborated on a performance of their hit song "Rude".
First time awardee Iggy Azalea performed her hit "Fancy" and "Beg for It".
Ariana Grande also performed some of her hits in a unique singing style.
Lorde performed "Yellow Flicker Beat" off The Hunger Games: Mockingjay soundtrack and did her own version of Solange's nuptials
Christina Milian ans Weezy opened for Nicki Minaj.
Then, Diana Ross presented Taylor Swift with an award in honor of Dick Clark, an American radio and television personality, as well as a cultural icon who remains best known for hosting American Bandstand from 1957 to 1987. Taylor thanked Diana and then directly addressed her fans: "I love talking to you online."
Of course, One Direction performed as well.
The party is not complete without the power trio Jessie J, Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj performimg their hit "Bang Bang".
What way to finish the night but with a hot performance by no other than Jennifer Lopez as she performed "Booty" with Iggy Azalea.
And here are the winners this year:
Dick Clark Award for Excellence: Taylor Swift
Artist of the Year: One Direction
Best Pop/Rock Band: One Direction
Best Rap/Hip-Hop Album: The New Classic - Iggy Azalea
Best Pop/Rock Album: Midnight Memories - One Direction
Best Pop/Rock Male Artist: Sam Smith
Best Pop/Rock Female Artist: Katy Perry
Best Country Male Artist: Luke Bryan
Best Alternative Rock Artist: Imagine Dragons
Best New Artist of the Year: 5 Seconds of Summer
Best Rap/Hip-Hop Artist: Iggy Azalea
Best Country Album: Just As I Am - Brantley Gilbert
Best Latin Artist: Enrique Iglesias
Single of the Year: "Dark Horse" - Katy Perry feat. Juicy J
Best Country Female Artist: Carrie Underwood
Best Country Band: Florida Georgia Line
Best Soul/R&B Male Artist: John Legend
Best Soul/R&B Female Artist: Beyonce
Best Soul/R&B Album: BEYONCE - Beyonce
Best Electronic Dance Music (EDM) Artist: Calvin Harris
Best Soundtrack: Frozen
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