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Poder A La “Gente”: The Latin Pop Resurgence Is On

"Mi Gente" is the perfect name for it, really.
Chris DeVille | October 12, 2017 - 4:00 pm

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Watch Christina Aguilera Sing Whitney Houston’s The Bodyguard Songs At The AMAs

The Bodyguard's soundtrack album came out 25 years ago Friday, and the American Music Awards did not miss the chance to pay tribute. (Sadly, so…
Chris DeVille | November 19, 2017 - 9:40 pm

Watch Pink & Kelly Clarkson Cover R.E.M. To Open The AMAs

Lately the music world has been celebrating the 25th anniversary of R.E.M.'s landmark Automatic For The People -- Stereogum, for instance, interviewed Michael Stipe --…
Chris DeVille | November 19, 2017 - 8:11 pm

American Music Awards Hit All-Time Low Ratings

It turns out that you can't just put a bunch of pop stars in a room together and expect ratings gold. Or, at least, you…
Tom Breihan | November 21, 2016 - 12:20 pm

Green Day’s Anti-Trump Chant Was A Surprise To AMA Producers

You're not going to believe this, but the producers of a middle-of-the-road music awards show did not expect one of their performers to blast the…
Tom Breihan | November 21, 2016 - 11:13 am

Watch Maroon 5 & Kendrick Lamar Close The AMAs With First Joint “Don’t Wanna Know” Performance

Guesting on Maroon 5's "Don't Wanna Know" is the brilliant Kendrick Lamar's latest corny career decision. He didn't appear in the song's goofy, Pokemon Go-themed
Chris DeVille | November 20, 2016 - 11:08 pm

Watch Sting Play Police Hits And Receive The American Music Award Of Merit

Sting received the American Music Award Of Merit at the AMAs tonight, making him the first honoree of the decade and the first since Annie…
Peter Helman | November 20, 2016 - 10:59 pm

Watch Green Day Chant “No Trump! No KKK! No Fascist USA!” From The AMAs Stage

In a music landscape that has not been quiet about its distaste for President-Elect Donald Trump, Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong has been one of…
Chris DeVille | November 20, 2016 - 10:30 pm

Watch Drake Lip Sync Taylor Swift’s “Bad Blood” While Bench Pressing In New Apple Music Ad

Months before Drake and Taylor Swift were allegedly collaborating, they were linked in the pop cultural imagination thanks to an Apple Music ad called "Taylor…
Chris DeVille | November 20, 2016 - 9:32 pm

Watch The Weeknd Sing “Starboy” In The Fortress Of Solitude

The Weeknd appeared at the American Music Awards in Los Angeles tonight to perform his new song "Starboy," the Daft Punk-featuring lead single off of…
Peter Helman | November 20, 2016 - 9:27 pm

Watch Bruno Mars Open The 2016 American Music Awards

The 2016 American Music Awards are being held in LA tonight, hosted by model Gigi Hadid and former Saturday Night Live cast member Jay Pharoah.
Peter Helman | November 20, 2016 - 8:36 pm

Drake Breaks Michael Jackson’s Thriller-Era Record For Most American Music Awards Nominations

The American Music Awards nominations were announced today, and Drake broke the record for most nominations in a single year, an honor that was previously…
James Rettig | October 10, 2016 - 10:25 am

Justin Bieber’s Stylist Explains His Controversial Nirvana T-Shirts

It's 2015. Wearing a Nirvana shirt is like wearing a Beatles shirt: no one should take it as a personal affront. Everyone knows a Nirvana…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | November 24, 2015 - 6:12 pm

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis – “Kevin” (Feat. Leon Bridges)

Ascendant retro-soul singer Leon Bridges joined Macklemore & Ryan Lewis onstage at the American Music Awards tonight for the debut of a new song called…
Peter Helman | November 22, 2015 - 11:17 pm

Watch Coldplay Play “Adventure Of A Lifetime,” Tease Gorillas Video On The AMAs

Coldplay performed their sparkly new A Head Full Of Dreams single "Adventure Of A Lifetime" at the American Music Awards tonight, backed up by some…
Peter Helman | November 22, 2015 - 10:55 pm
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