American Music Awards

Nov
24
Nelly and Florida Georgia Line Perform at AMAs

Nelly

Florida Georgia Line and Nelly revved up their engines and rolled into Sunday’s American Music Awards. The country duo teamed up with the St. Louis rapper to perform the remix to their single “Cruise.” Nelly also took it back to 2001 with his hit “Ride Wit Me,” and joined his collaborators onstage to accept the award for Single of the Year.

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Nov
24
Justin Timberlake Performs ‘Drink You Away’ at AMAs

Justin Timberlake

After winning the first award of the evening for Favorite Pop/Rock Male, Justin Timberlake performed “Drink You Away” for the first time on television at Sunday’s American Music Awards. Looking sharp in a black suit, JT strummed a guitar while singing with his band, JT & the Tennessee Kids.

“We’re JT and the Tennessee Kids and this is a song about alcohol,” said Justin while introducing his 20/20 Experience – 2 of 2 single.

He later picked up the award for Favorite Soul/R&B Male Artist and shouted out Rihanna’s mother. “Can we talk about how cute Rihanna’s mom is?” he said.

See him rock the stage below.

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Nov
24
Pitbull and Ke$ha Perform ‘Timber’ at AMAs

Ke$ha and Pitbull

In addition to hosting the American Music Awards, Pitbull spiced up the stage with his scorching performance. The Miami rapper teamed up with Ke$ha and an army of scantily-clad dancers for their top 10 hit “Timber,” for which the video will debut later tonight.

His album Global Warming: Meltdown arrives tomorrow featuring collaborations with Kelly Rowland, Mayer Hawthorne, and Mohombi.

Watch it all go down below.

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Nov
24
Ariana Grande Performs ‘Tattooed Heart’ at AMAs

Ariana Grande

Ariana Grande kicked off the 2013 American Music Awards on a high note. Dressed in a shimmering red gown, the pint-sized diva showed off her powerful pipes while performing a Motown-inspired rendition of her song “Tattooed Heart” off her debut Yours Truly.

She breathed a sigh of relief when it was done. “That was the most nerve wracking thing ever and I haven’t had access to my phone all day but hi y’allllll love u I’m so nervous!” tweeted Ariana, who later scored the award for New Artist of the Year.

She received rave reviews from Naya Rivera and Aubrey O’Day.

“Ariana Grande is on stage killing all the gimmicks,” tweeted the Danity Kane singer.

On Tuesday, Ariana will release her second Christmas single “Love Is Everything.” She previewed it for her fans on Instagram.

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Nov
24
2013 American Music Awards: Red Carpet

Lady Gaga

From horses to haute couture, there were plenty of wild and fashionable moments at the 2013 American Music Awards. Before the big show, the biggest names in music strut down the red carpet at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles on Sunday.

Gaga, who is the new face of Versace, channeled Bianca Jagger as she arrived on a white horse before heading inside to perform “Do What U Want” with R. Kelly, who sported a leather skirt and smoked a cigar.

Miley Cyrus kept it classy in a white pant suit and Lil Mama rocked green hair. 2 Chainz turned up in a colorful Versace shirt, Jennifer Hudson was glowing in an orange Dior number, and Danity Kane made their reunion red-hot.

From 2 Chainz to TLC, check out the parade of stylish stars below.

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Nov
22
TLC Rehearses for American Music Awards

TLC

Twenty years after being nominated for their first AMA, TLC will return to the stage at the 2013 American Music Awards. T-Boz and Chilli looked comfy in sweats as they rehearsed for Sunday’s show at the NOKIA Theatre L.A. LIVE.

“Rehearsing! Got sumthin 4 y’all,” tweeted Chilli.

The R&B group is scheduled to bring out a surprise guest during the performance.

The AMAs will air live on Sunday at 8 p.m. on ABC. Hosted by Pitbull, other performers include Rihanna, Lady Gaga, Kendrick Lamar, Jennifer Lopez, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Miley Cyrus, Katy Perry, Ariana Grande, and Ke$ha.

On Monday, TLC will continue their comeback tour by performing “No Scrubs” on the finale of “Dancing With the Stars.”

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Nov
14
Rihanna to Receive Icon Award at AMAs

Rihanna

That Rihanna reign just won’t let up. The pop powerhouse will be honored with the Icon Award at the 2013 American Music Awards later this month.

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