The American Music Awards brought together the best musicians all under one roof. From Bruno Mars' amazing opening to Fifth Harmony's first big win, this year's AMAs will surely be a night to remember. If you missed the performances, the speeches, and the winners, we gathered the best moments ever to keep you in the know.
1. Bruno Mars Opens The Show
Just days after dropping his latest album, Bruno Mars performs his hot new song "24K Magic" and it was electrifying–dance moves and everything.
2. Fifth Harmony Performs “That’s My Girl”
This is the first time ever that the female music group performs “That’s My Girl,” the third single from their album 7/27. They also won their first AMA for collaboration of the year. Check out their performance in the video below from Billboard.
3. Ariana Grande Performs “Side to Side” with Nicki Minaj
Grande traded her spin bike for some camouflage when performing her latest sultry single “Side to Side.” Oh, and Minaj also slayed her rap solo. Check out their performance in the video below from Billboard.
4. Drake Hilariously Lip Syncs to Taylor Swift’s “Bad Blood”
All while lifting weights.
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5. And also Takes a Jab at Kanye West
When accepting his AMA for best rap/hip hop artist, Drake called out Kanye West on his erratic rant from his concert last night. "What how you speak out my name you know?" Oh snap!
6. Idina Menzel Stands by Hamilton and Their Message to Mike Pence
ICYMI: The cast of Hamilton delivered an awe-inspiring message to Mike Pence when he attended a performance, which had Donald Trump upset with the theatre community. After bonding with Mark Cuban on not being invited to the inauguration, Menzel clapped back. “Unsafe scary theatre people would not be invited to the inauguration,” says Menzel. “I love you Hamilton.”
7. Gigi Hadid Does a Melania Trump Impression–and Nails It
Menzel wasn’t the only one who mixed politics and music. The model impersonated the soon-to-be First Lady during her appearance with Jay Pharoah. See below!
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8.Green Day Makes a Political Statement
Green Day rocked the stage and called out Donald Trump during their “Bang Bang” performance, chanting "No Trump, no KKK, no fascist USA.”
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9. Selena Gomez Gets Super Honest During Speech for Best Female Pop/Rock Artist
One of the biggest highlights of the night was Gomez accepting the award for best female pop/rock artist. During her speech, she got real about her life this past year, and reminded fans that “If you are broken, you do not have to stay broken."