Published Nov 22, 2015On Sunday night (November 22), the stars of the music world convened at the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles, CA, for the American Music Awards. The event was hosted by Jennifer Lopez, and it featured a host of high-profile performers including the Weeknd, Justin Bieber, Coldplay, Alanis Morissette, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Leon Bridges and more.
Artists who took home awards during the ceremony included the Weekend (Favourite Male Soul/R&B Artist, Favourite Male Soul/R&B Album for Beauty Behind the Madness), Rihanna (Favourite Female Soul/R&B Artist), Taylor Swift (Song of the Year for "Blank Space," Favourite Album for 1989, Favourite Adult Contemporary Artist), Skrillex and Diplo with Justin Bieber (Collaboration of the Year for "Where Are Ü Now"), One Direction (Artist of the Year), Nicki Minaj (Favourite Rap/Hip-op Artist, Favourite Rap/Hip-Hop Artist for The Pinkprint), Fall Out Boy (Favourite Alternative Rock Artist) and others.
As for the performances, most of them have now made their way online. See many of them below, and be sure not to miss Coldplay performing "Adventure of a Lifetime" alongside dancing apes, the Weeknd singing amidst raging fire, Justin Bieber delivering a stripped-down acoustic serenade, and Macklemore & Ryan premiering a new song called "Kevin" with Leon Bridges.
Watch it all below.
Macklemore & Ryan ft. Leon Bridges:
Demi Lovato ft. Alanis Morissette: