American Music Awards

Oct
24
Nicki Minaj Set to Perform at American Music Awards

Nicki Minaj

Barbz, set your DVRs. Nicki Minaj has just joined the list of performers for this year’s American Music Awards.

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Oct
9
Rihanna, Nicki Minaj Lead 2012 American Music Awards Nominations

Nicki Minaj and Rihanna

Girl power reigns supreme at the 2012 American Music Awards. Rihanna and Nicki Minaj lead the pack with the most nominations at this year’s show.

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Nov
21
2011 AMAs: What You Didn’t See

Chaka Khan, Bruno Mars, and Nicki Minaj

Nicki Minaj catching up with Bruno Mars and soul legend Chaka Khan. Katy Perry blowing bubblegum with her fellow pink-haired diva. Selena Gomez cuddling up to Justin Bieber and John Legend getting cozy with girlfriend Christine Teigen. 50 Cent posing backstage before making a quit exit after introducing Chris Brown. Motown Records founder Berry Gordy beaming while hugging his son RedFoo of LMFAO. These were just some of the candid moments that you didn’t see on television at the 2011 American Music Awards.

Check out the gallery of 24 backstage and audience photos, with appearances from Jennifer Lopez, Robin Thicke, Ludacris, Mary J. Blige, will.i.am, Jennifer Hudson, Christina Aguilera, and more.

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Nov
20
will.i.am and Jennifer Lopez Go ‘Hard’ at the AMAs [Video]

Jennifer Lopez

Will.i.am teamed with Jennifer Lopez and a digital Mick Jagger to debut his new single “T.H.E (The Hardest Ever)” at Sunday’s AMAs. The Black Eyed Peas frontman appeared in silhouette for most of the song, with performance group Fighting Gravity showing off their gravity-defying stunts with black lights. J.Lo was glowing while the Rolling Stones rocker delivered his part via a pre-taped video. No need to go home.

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Nov
20
Taylor Swift, Adele, & Nicki Minaj Win Big at American Music Awards

Nicki Minaj

Taylor Swift was crowned Artist of the Year and an emotional Nicki Minaj went home with two awards at the 2011 American Music Awards on Sunday night at the Nokia Theatre in downtown Los Angeles.

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Nov
20
Maroon 5 Performs with Christina Aguilera, Gym Class Heroes at AMAs [Video]

Adam Levine and Christina Aguilera

Maroon 5 showed off their fancy footwork while performing “Moves Like Jagger” at the AMAs. Following an introduction from Bruno Mars, Adam Levine and the rest of the band dueted with a curvy Christina Aguilera on the chart-topping duet. Levine broke from the group to lend his voice to Gym Class Heroes’ single “Stereo Hearts” as their sounds emanated from the giant boombox onstage.

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Nov
20
Drake Makes ‘Headlines’ on the AMAs [Video]

Drake

Drake brought some swagger to the American Music Awards. The Toronto rapper, introduced by John Legend, fronted a live band during “Headlines,” the lead single from his hot-selling album Take Care. Clad in a black hoodie and biker gloves, Drizzy delivered a clean version of the hit as red lights flashed behind him. Some of his famous fans including Nicki Minaj, Taylor Swift, and Selena Gomez were seen rapping along in the front row.

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