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Amid Chris Brown Boos, Kelly Rowland Tells Crowd to 'Chill Out'

She accepts AMA award for him, and some booed his name at ceremony

(Newser) - When Chris Brown won the award for favorite male R&B artist at the American Music Awards on Sunday night, some audience members greeted his name with boos, reports Rolling Stone . But Kelly Rowland, there to accept the award on his behalf, wasn't having it. "Now Chris Brown...

BTS Wins Big at AMAs: 'This Whole Thing Is a Miracle'

Big night for South Korean boy band at American Music Awards, including first artist of the year win

(Newser) - South Korean superstars BTS were crowned artist of the year at the American Music Awards on Sunday, brushing aside challenges from Taylor Swift, Drake, and The Weeknd as they took home a total of three awards, teamed up with Coldplay for a raucous " My Universe," and closed the...

COVID Diagnosis Forced Star to Skip AMAs

Bad Bunny accepted 2 awards remotely

(Newser) - Fans were disappointed Sunday night when Puerto Rican superstar Bad Bunny canceled his performance at the American Music Awards and accepted his awards from home. On Monday, his reps confirmed that it was because he had tested positive for COVID, People reports. "Bad Bunny was originally set to perform...

Big Winners From American Music Awards

The Weeknd takes home big honors, but Taylor Swift wins artist of the year

(Newser) - Taylor Swift won her third consecutive artist of the year prize at the American Music Awards on Sunday night, but she missed the show for a good reason: She said she's busy re-recording her early music after her catalog was sold . Swift beat out Justin Bieber, Post Malone, and...

'Artist of the Decade' Smashes AMAs Record

Taylor Swift rockets past Michael Jackson's total

(Newser) - Taylor Swift has moonwalked past Michael Jackson’s record at the 2019 American Music Awards, taking home six honors including artist of the year and artist of the decade. The pop star, who walked into Sunday night’s show with 23 AMAs, surpassed the King of Pop's 24 wins...

Taylor Swift: I Can't Use My Own Songs

Singer appeals to fans with Netflix doc, AMA performance in limbo

(Newser) - "This isn't the way I had planned on telling you this news," Taylor Swift wrote on social media Wednesday in announcing Netflix has been creating a documentary about her for the past few years. The abrupt announcement came in desperation, per Variety . "Don't know what...

This Is America's Artist of the Decade
AMAs Announce
Artist of the Decade

AMAs Announce Artist of the Decade

Taylor Swift to get the honor at 2019 American Music Awards

(Newser) - The last American Music Awards of this decade will be held on Nov. 24, and Taylor Swift will be honored at them as the Artist of the Decade. The singer has won 23 AMAs this decade, the most of any artist, per the Hollywood Reporter . That number also makes her...

At AMAs, Taylor Swift Sets New Record, Gets Political

She won artist of the year for a 4th time, again urges people to vote

(Newser) - Taylor Swift won artist of the year at the American Music Awards for a record fourth time Tuesday night. She beat out Drake, Ed Sheeran, Imagine Dragons, and Post Malone at the fan-voted show. The singer, who opened up politically in an Instagram post this week, used her speech to...

Drake, Bieber Win Big at AMAs
Drake, Bieber Win Big at AMAs

Drake, Bieber Win Big at AMAs

Green Day slammed Trump, 'fascist USA'

(Newser) - The 2016 American Music Awards featured a number of pop stars strumming their guitars, Drake making a rare awards show appearance, an emotional speech from Selena Gomez, and political moments about President-elect Donald Trump. Drake, who has skipped his fair share of awards shows in recent years, was the big...

Drake Just Busted a Michael Jackson Milestone

He is nominated for a record 13 AMA awards

(Newser) - Drake earned a record-breaking 13 American Music Awards nominations on Monday thanks to his latest album, Views, shattering Michael's Jackson's mark of 11 nominations in a single year from 1984 when the King of Pop had Thriller. Rihanna got seven nominations and Adele and Justin Bieber tied with...

Celine Dion Brings AMAs to Tears With Paris Tribute

One Direction is big winner of the night

(Newser) - One Direction might have debuted at No. 2 on the Billboard charts behind Justin Bieber, but they won the top award at Sunday's American Music Awards, hosted by Jennifer Lopez. "This is a testament to how incredible our fans are," Louis Tomlinson said onstage at the Microsoft...

Taylor Swift a 'Man Eater' at AMAs

Breakthrough newcomer Iggy Azalea beat out Eminem, Drake

(Newser) - Taylor Swift kicked off the American Music Awards as a mad woman and man eater by feeding a boy a poisonous apple, holding burning roses, and giving crazy eyes during a performance of her song about her dating life. She was aggressive, grabbing her male dancers by their blazers when...

Taylor Swift Wins Big at AMAs
 Taylor Swift 
 Wins Big at AMAs 

Taylor Swift Wins Big at AMAs

She takes top prize for 3rd time

(Newser) - Taylor Swift's fans have done it again, voting her the American Music Awards artist of the year for a third time. The 23-year-old pop star also won country album of the year for Red and favorite female country and pop/rock artist, giving her a leading four trophies as fans...

AMA's Big Winner: a Canadian
 AMA's Big Winner: a Canadian 
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AMA's Big Winner: a Canadian

Justin Bieber dominates the night with 3 awards

(Newser) - The big winner at last night's American Music Awards was ... a Canadian. Justin Bieber won artist of the year, which he also grabbed in 2010, as well as favorite pop/rock male artist and favorite pop/rock album. "I want to say this is for all the haters who thought...

Big Night for Taylor Swift, Adele at AMAs

Swift takes home top honors for second time

(Newser) - Is anyone surprised that America’s sweetheart, Taylor Swift, once again took home artist of the year at last night’s American Music Awards? Apparently Swift, who also won favorite country female artist and favorite country album, was: “This is so crazy” was her response. She beat the likes...

AMA Fashion: the Good, the Bad, the Wacky

We've got really long trains, super wide shoulder pads, and more

(Newser) - Yeah, yeah, yeah—Justin Bieber took home the top prize last night at the American Music Awards. But more importantly, who looked hottest on the red carpet? Radar offers up a list of the best, worst, and wackiest fashions. Browse through a sampling in the gallery or click here for...

'Amazed' Bieber Grabs AMA's Artist of Year

'I can't stop smiling,' gushes singer as he sweeps 4 top honors

(Newser) - Apparently he's not just a very pretty face. Heartthrob boy wonder Justin Bieber swept 4 top honors at the American Music Awards presentation last night, including the biggie, Artist of the Year. The 16-year-old star was the youngest ever to win the award. He also grabbed honors for best pop/rock...

Adam Lambert: I'm Not Apologizing

 Adam Lambert: 
 I'm Not Apologizing 
I'm no babysitter

Adam Lambert: I'm Not Apologizing

Says parents should keep kids from watching sexy performance

(Newser) - Adam Lambert has no plans to apologize for his guy-kissing, crotch-thrusting American Music Awards performance. “I’m not a babysitter, I’m a performer,” he tells the Early Show . "I think it's up to the parents to discern what their child's watching on television. It was almost...

Adam Lambert Gets Down and Dirty at AMAs
 Adam Lambert 
 Gets Down and 
 Dirty at AMAs 

Adam Lambert Gets Down and Dirty at AMAs

American Idol runner-up defends American Music Awards performance

(Newser) - Adam Lambert’s crotch-grabbing, oral-sex-miming, bondage-themed performance on last night’s American Music Awards has everyone talking—even him. Right afterward, he said the idea of ABC censoring it, which it did before airing it on the West Coast, is tantamount to “discrimination.” The American Idol runner-up tells...

Taylor Swift, Jacko Rule; Clumsy JLo Steals Show

 Taylor Swift, 
 Jacko Rule; 
 Clumsy JLo 
 Steals Show  
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Taylor Swift, Jacko Rule; Clumsy JLo Steals Show

Teen queen snags artist of the year in an upset

(Newser) - Taylor Swift unexpectedly captured artist of the year honors at tonight's American Music Awards, preventing a sweep by Michael Jackson. The 19-year-old country-pop crossover sensation called being included in the same category as the King of Pop an "unimaginable honor." She won five awards; Jermaine Jackson accepted two...

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