Everyone's favourite boyband dished the dirt at the American Music Awards
One Direction are, quite simply, the best Artist of the Year. While this fact is already known by many of the boy band’s fans, it was unanimously proved at the American Music Awards when the boys scooped the Artist of the Year award and Favourite Pop Group.
The boys were crowned Artist of the Year at the AMAs
But having all this fame, fortune and adoration must have changed them in so many ways - surely they’re higher maintenance than they ever were?
Luke Bryan talks success at the American Music Awards
Luke Bryan is an American country singer-songwriter who has had phenomenal success, chalking up 11 number one singles in his career to date. Fortunately for us mere mortals he was willing to share his secrets and tell everyone exactly how he’s achieved them and what it feels like to have hit the number one spot so many times.
Luke Bryan won Favourite Country Male Artist at the AMAs
Speaking at the American Music Awards, he said: "Everytime you get a number you thank God and you never take it for granted.
Continue reading: Luke Bryan Doesn't Take His 11 Number 1s For Granted
Becky G talks Katy Perry at American Music Awards
Becky G may be a 17-year-old star in her own right having shot herself to recognition by posting several videos of herself performing remixes of popular songs but it seems the American rapper, singer, actress and dancer is still happy to get a little help from the super, super stars.
Speaking at the American Music Awards, Becky G explained what she learned about the music world and touring when she supported Katy Perry and Jason Derulo.
Continue reading: Katy Perry Was Huge Inspiration For Becky G On Tour
Nick talks favourite artists and songs at the American Music Awards
Nick Jonas stutted his stuff on the AMA red carpet
Look dapper in a smart suit, the 22-year-old musician was without his one-time partners in crime, Kevin and Joe, who had previously won at the awards as the Jonas Brothers in 2008.
Continue reading: Nick Jonas' Ideal Collaboration Is Prince
Mary J Blige says being true to her fans and taking risks is the key to staying relevant.
Fresh from being named the most successful R&B artist of all time by Billboard magazine, Mary J. Blige has explained why she believes she has stayed relevant over the past 25 years. The singer - who releases her latest album The London Sessions on December 2 - was speaking on the red-carpet at the American Music Awards, where she also performed.
Mary J. Blige at the American Music Awards in 2014
"Being myself, but not being afraid to take risks" she said when asked the key to staying popular in an ever-changing music business, "Staying true to my fans and knowing they are the reason that have gotten me here. And staying rounded and spiritual and prayerful. Knowing that God is first. That's what did it. Not wavering at all."
Continue reading: Mary J. Blige Reveals How She Stayed Relevant For 25 Years
Everybody came out in their Sunday best - literally - for the American Music Awards.
We have to talk about something. Specifically, about the American Music Awards. More specifically, about One Direction at the American Music Awards. Now, I don’t want to alarm anyone, but have you seen those young British gentlemen and their outfits? The boyband is definitely turning into a manband these days and their black-on-black ensembles were strategically chosen to reflect the change.
Gone are the wind-swept, vaguely hippie-ish days.
They went for a hipster-meets-business-chic kind of look (see the pictures over on CNN) and we love it – even if it has the potential to this decade’s sagging white pants. Harry’s hat and Liam’s l cheetah print shirt were particularly nice touches.
Taylor Swift will become the first person to receive the Dick Clark Award for Excellence at the American Music Awards on Sunday (23rd November).
J-Lo and Iggy might have too much booty for ABC to handle…
With American Music Awards just one day away we’re already getting pretty excited about what this year’s performers might have in store for us. But two artist who will take to the stage together on Sunday, Iggy Azalea and Jennifer Lopez, are getting a little bit more attention than most and yes it’s all because of the ‘Booty’.
J-Lo and Iggy will perform together at the AMA awards
The two singers will perform their provocative hit ‘Booty’ together on Sunday night, but it appears the idea of both J-Lo and Iggy’s impressive posteriors sharing the stage might be a little frightening for ABC executives.
Taylor Swift, Justin Timberlake and Rihanna were all heavily featured in Sunday's successful American Music Awards ceremony.
The American Music Awards is quickly becoming one of the most important music award ceremonies on the calendar year and this past Sunday (Nov 23rd) just proved why. The 2013 AMA's, which took place at Los Angeles' Nokia Theatre, boosted one of the hottest red carpets ever as showbiz heavyweights arrived in full force.
The 41st annual award show, hosted by 'Mr Worldwide' aka Pitbull, saw HIP-HOP ACT Macklemore & Ryan Lewis being the night with most nominations (6), but they didn't leave the big winners on this night.
Swift took home 4 AMA awards
Prizes were also given out to Rihanna, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, One Direction and more...
Originally set up by Dick Clarke in 1973 after ABC lost its rights to air the Grammy Awards, The American Music Awards has since become one of the most biggest nights in showbiz in the US and has established itself as a standalone prize in its own right. The A-listers took to the the red carpet in force on Sunday, 24 November for the 41st annual AMAs at Los Angeles' Nokia Theatre where many a surprise was had, and plenty of prizes were given out.
Rihanna At The AMA Awards
Hosted by rapper Pitbull, the 41st incarnation of the awards saw Macklemore & Ryan Lewis lead the nominations poll with six mentions, with Taylor Swift and Justin Timberlake falling behind with five, and it was these two who would eventually go on to leave the Nokia Theatre with the most awards for the night.