1. Latin Grammys Deliver Big Ratings, But Few Music Sales

    November 26, 2014 12:50 PM EST Ricky Martin, Camila, Wisin and Yandel are biggest gainers The 15th annual Latin Grammy Awards were a television ratings success, but delivered disappointing music sales in the U.S. The Nov. 20 live award ceremony, which featured performances by P ...

  2. 10 Grammy Categories You Didn't Know Existed

    November 25, 2014 10:00 AM EST Since debuting in 1959, the annual Grammy Awards have become the most prestigious music awards show in the U.S. The National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences hands out dozens of trophies every year. But for every Grammy category that's ...

  3. Pop Shop Podcast: 2014 American Music Awards Recap!

    November 24, 2014 5:40 PM EST Listen to the latest episode of Billboard.com's weekly charts breakdown. Welcome to a special episode of the Billboard.com Pop Shop Podcast , Billboard's weekly half-hour audio breakdown of the Billboard charts, hottest music news and ye ...

  4. Brantley Gilbert on Spotify: ' I Don't Know If It Will Benefit Me to Tell You What My Opinion Is'

    November 24, 2014 12:02 PM EST Talking with Billboard on the red carpet before last night's American Music Awards, Brantley Gilbert was unwilling to discuss his views on Spotify. His latest album -- Just As I Am -- was recently pulled from the streaming service. Watch vide ...

  5. T. Mills Talks Teaming Up With Dr. Luke, Travis Barker for New Album

    November 24, 2014 12:01 PM EST While touring this year, T. Mills managed to dip into the studio to record his upcoming album. On his sophomore album, due in "the beginning of 2015," the rapper/singer teamed up with Dr. Luke and one of his "childhood heroes," ...

  6. Watch Pentatonix Talk Celebrity Fans (Including Beyonce!) & More at the 2014 AMAs

    November 24, 2014 11:45 AM EST On the red carpet at the 2014 American Music Awards Sunday night,  Pentatonix  chatted with Billboard about the best songs they covered, why their new album will have more original material, and what it feels like to have Beyonce (!) give them a ...

  7. AMAs 2014: Sam Smith on Male Divas and Waiting to Get His Heart Broken

    November 24, 2014 10:55 AM EST Billboard caught up with Sam Smith last night at the American Music Awards . The singer, who performed "I'm Not The Only One" with the rapper A$AP Rocky , spoke about his sold out tour, how he "can't stop writing music,&qu ...

  8. One Direction Talks U.S. Success & Harry’s Hat Backstage at AMAs: Watch

    November 24, 2014 10:54 AM EST One Direction won the artist of the year trophy at the 2014 American Music Awards during the same week in which the group’s fourth album, Four , is headed toward the top of the Billboard 200 chart with a typically massive debut. Following the awar ...

  9. Watch 5 Seconds of Summer Discuss Covers, Their New Live Album

    November 24, 2014 10:47 AM EST Seconds of Summer want all their fans to be able to hear what the band is like on tour -- that's why they're releasing their upcoming live album.  American Music Awards: All Our Coverage "We're not going to do another album u ...

  10. AMAs Best & Worst Moments: One Direction, Taylor Swift, Lorde & More

    November 24, 2014 12:43 AM EST So who won the 2014 AMAs? One Direction won the coveted Artist of the Year and two other awards, while Taylor Swift captured the Dick Clark Award of Excellence, and Lorde was generally awesome. But plenty of other artists brought their A-game, a ...

  11. 2014 AMAs: Best, Worst & Weirdest Performances

    November 24, 2014 12:40 AM EST Obviously the American Music Awards are about awards, but the real reason we tune in is to see hit artists delivering performances of their new material. Sometimes they're spectacular, sometimes they're snoozy -- even the best pop star ...

  12. American Music Awards 2014: What You Didn't See on TV

    November 24, 2014 12:17 AM EST 3.647 k 146 2 0 One Direction's Harry Styles & Niall Horan make sure to stay in the audience for J.Lo & Iggy's 'Booty' fest, and more behind-the-scenes action. At Sunday night's American Music Awards , you saw Selena Gomez ...

  13. Five Reasons Why Lorde Won The AMAs Without Winning Any Awards

    November 24, 2014 12:10 AM EST Hanging with Taylor, dancing to Jessie, tweeting about Pitbull -- all in a day's work for young Ella. Lorde went home empty-handed at the 2014 American Music Awards, losing out in all four of her nominated categories. And while one could qu ...

  14. British Invasion: One Direction Conquer 2014 American Music Awards

    November 23, 2014 11:26 PM EST Even though they're called the American Music Awards , you don't have to be an American to get one.  British-Irish boy band One Direction nabbed three AMAs -- Artist of the Year, Favorite Band/Duo/Group, Favorite Album: Pop/Rock -- Sunda ...

  15. All The Taylor Swift Gifs You Need From the American Music Awards

    November 23, 2014 11:20 PM EST 4.235 k 3.27 k 3 0 No offense to all the great performances at the 2014 American Music Awards, but everyone knows one of the best reasons to watch any awards show is for  Taylor Swift . Whether she's performing, presenting, or just enthusiastically d ...

  16. Jennifer Lopez and Iggy Azalea Bring a Big 'Booty' to the AMAs

    November 23, 2014 11:12 PM EST Who has the best booty? Jennifer Lopez has held the crown for a long time, but I ggy Azalea could be ready to take the title. To close out the 2014 AMAs , both singer collaborated on a performance of the 2014 single “Booty.” Since it was J. Lo’s ...

  17. Interscope, Chrysler Team For Ad Spots With Eminem, Fergie, Gwen Stefani & More During AMAs

    November 23, 2014 11:03 PM EST Interscope has new videos coming from Eminem , Fergie , Gwen Stefani , Imagine Dragons and Phillip Phillips -- and the company is going to let you know about them during the American Music Awards telecast on Sunday (Nov. 23), with the help of Chry ...

  18. Mary J. Blige Performs 'Therapy' at 2014 AMAs

    November 23, 2014 10:54 PM EST Mary J. Blige entranced the audience at the 2014 AMAs with a powerful performance of "Therapy." Full 2014 AMAs Coverage The legendary singer, in an all black ensemble, lead her performance of the The London Sessions single with her vocal ...

  19. Ariana Grande, Nicki Minaj & Jessie J Drop 'Bang Bang' at 2014 AMAs

    November 23, 2014 10:33 PM EST "Bang Bang" was one of the biggest songs of 2014 -- and also one of the most popular tracks to perform at various 2014 awards shows. 2014 AMAs: See All the Photos When Ariana Grande , Jessie J and Nicki Minaj brought their hit to the 201 ...

  20. Fergie Brings ‘L.A. Love’ to AMAs, Has Minor Wardrobe Malfunction: Watch

    November 23, 2014 10:30 PM EST 1.6 k 179 2 0 Fergie is back with new solo material, and while she shouts out a whole bunch of cities in her new single “L.A. Love (La La),” only one made the actual title. Hours after rolling up to the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles in a party bus, Fergie ...

  21. Taylor Swift Wins Dick Clark Award at AMAs, Hits Back at Spotify

    November 23, 2014 10:30 PM EST The prize was presented by the venerable Diana Ross. At the 2014 AMAs, the Dick Clark Award of Excellence was awarded for the first time, and it went to none other than Taylor Swift . Of course, she’s done everything possible to earn it with the p ...

  22. Garth Brooks Brings 'People Loving People' to the 2014 American Music Awards

    November 23, 2014 10:29 PM EST Garth Brooks performed live via satellite at the  American Music Awards . Full AMAs Coverage Here  |  Live Blog  |  Red Carpet Show The country legend performend "People Loving People" from his ninth studio album, Man Against Machine . B ...

  23. Lil Wayne Debuts New Song; Nicki Minaj Performs 'Bed of Lies' at 2014 AMAs

    November 23, 2014 10:20 PM EST Lil Wayne debuted a new song, "Let's Start a Fire," alongside singer, Christina Milian , at the 2014 American Music Awards on Sunday, Nov. 23. Full 2014 AMAs Coverage "Mama I'm in love with a hot girl/ And they just don’t ...

  24. One Direction Sings 'Night Changes' at the 2014 AMAs: Watch

    November 23, 2014 10:05 PM EST 2.956 k 885 1 0 The guys may be known for being goofy, but at their American Music Awards performance, One Direction showed off their more mature side, performing the ballad-y new single "Night Changes" off Four .  American Music Awards:  Full C ...

  25. Selena Gomez's AMAs Performance Looks Like 'The Human Centipede'

    November 23, 2014 9:58 PM EST Selena Gomez 's American Music Awards performance reminded us of something. As she ended her rendition of " The Heart Wants What It Wants ," a silhouette appeared pressed up against a backdrop -- looking suspiciously like the poster ...

  26. Selena Gomez Delivers Somber ‘The Heart Wants What It Wants’ Performance at AMAs: Watch

    November 23, 2014 9:46 PM EST 3.727 k 1.196 k 6 0 Although Selena Gomez is known for upbeat dance-pop hits like “Come & Get It” and “Love You Like a Love Song,” the 22-year-old slowed down the tempo of the 2014 American Music Awards with her personal new single “The Heart Wants Wh ...

  27. One Direction's 'Steal My Girl' Used During 'Midnight Memories' Segment at the AMAs

    November 23, 2014 9:31 PM EST Donnie Wahlberg and Jenny McCarthy took the stage at the 2014 American Music Awards to present the award for Favorite Album -- Pop/Rock -- but there was a slight mishap. Full AMAs Coverage Here  |  Live Blog During the nominees segment -- Lorde� ...

  28. Where Was MØ During Iggy Azalea’s ‘Beg For It’ AMAs Performance?

    November 23, 2014 9:25 PM EST Iggy Azalea performed two songs during her first American Music Awards performance: “Fancy” and “Beg For It.” Only one of those two songs had their hook-singers present, though: while Charli XCX joined Azalea onstage to once again shout-out L.A. ...

  29. Lorde Crushes 'Yellow Flicker Beat' at the 2014 AMAs: Watch

    November 23, 2014 9:20 PM EST 4.357 k 255 4 0 The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 dominated at the box office this weekend, and Lorde 's theme for the film, "Yellow Flicker Beat," continued crushing it this weekend when the singer performed her newest hit at the America ...

  30. Iggy Azalea Brings 'Beg for It' to 2014 AMAs... Without MØ: Watch

    November 23, 2014 9:20 PM EST When Iggy Azalea took the stage at the 2014 American Music Awards on Sunday, she had just won the trophy for Favorite Album - Rap/Hip-Hop. Which, according to I-G-G-Y, is the first award she's ever won. Nice! 2014 AMAs: See All the Photos Aza ...

  31. Ariana Grande Jazzes Up the AMAs with The Weeknd: Watch

    November 23, 2014 9:19 PM EST Ariana Grande and The Weeknd lit up the stage at the American Music Awards . Full AMAs Coverage Here  |  Live Blog Grande, dressed up in a long black dress, started "Problem" backed by a sax, in a big band version of the hit tune. &quo ...

  32. Sam Smith & A$AP Rocky Perform 'I'm Not the Only One' Remix at the 2014 AMAs

    November 23, 2014 9:10 PM EST 1.813 k 131 0 0 Sam Smith brought out A$AP Rocky to peform the remix to his latest single "I'm Not the Only One" at the 2014 American Music Awards on Sunday, Nov. 23. Full AMAs Coverage The singer, looking dapper as always, crooned the emot ...

  33. Imagine Dragons Rock AMAs With New Single 'I Bet My Life'

    November 23, 2014 8:54 PM EST Imagine Dragons have a new album coming, and they’re out to prove their new song is truly radioactive. Full AMAs Coverage Here  |  Live Blog Dan Reynolds and company busted out “I Bet My Life,” which will appear on the Las Vegas band’s forthcoming ...

  34. Magic! & Wyclef Jean Team Up at the 2014 AMAs: Watch

    November 23, 2014 8:44 PM EST 1.373 k 107 0 0 Magic! and Wyclef Jean joined forces at the 2014 American Music Awards. Full AMAs 2014 Coverage Wyclef Jean kicked off the reggae-pop infused performance with his latest single, "Divine Sorrow," sans featured guest Avicii . Magic ...

  35. Pitbull Takes AMAs to Planet Pit With Killer Medley Performance Featuring Ne-Yo: Watch

    November 23, 2014 8:43 PM EST Pitbull was busy hosting the 2014 AMAs, but that didn’t stop Mr. Worldwide from providing a killer medley of songs new and old. Pitbull took the stage to a few seconds of his 2012 hit “Don’t Stop the Party, before launching into a performance prom ...

  36. 5 Seconds of Summer Rock Out During 'What I Like About You' at the 2014 AMAs: Watch

    November 23, 2014 8:35 PM EST 1.839 k 331 1 0 5 Seconds of Summer  had no problem getting the audience dancing during their performance during the 2014 American Music Awards Sunday night (Nov. 23). Surprisingly, the Australian pop-punk band eschewed performing their hit "She Look ...

  37. Charli XCX Brings Prom, 'Boom Clap' & 'Break the Rules' to 2014 AMAs

    November 23, 2014 8:25 PM EST Taylor Swift doing "Blank Space" is a hard act to follow, but she might've gotten one-upped at this year's AMAs. Wearing a bright red pair of Lolita sunglasses,  Charli XCX hit the stage to perform a medley of songs from her up ...

  38. Pitbull Jokes About President Obama's Immigration Executive Order at the 2014 AMAs

    November 23, 2014 8:24 PM EST American Music Awards host Pitbull didn't waste any time diving into topical political humor when he took to the stage Sunday night (Nov. 23) to kick off the show.  "Now look at the crowd," he exclaimed to an enthusiastic audience. ...

  39. Taylor Swift Gives 'Blank Space' Dazzling Live Debut at AMAs

    November 23, 2014 8:05 PM EST 1.849 k 232 0 0 Days after “Blank Space” became Taylor Swift ’s third No. 1 single on the Hot 100 chart , the pop superstar gave the 1989 single the splashy live debut it deserves when she opened the 2014 American Music Awards on Sunday night (Nov. 23) fr ...

  40. AMAs 2014: And the Winners Are ...

    November 23, 2014 8:00 PM EST 0 18.554 k 4 0 Who took home honors at the 2014 American Music Awards ? Check out the full list of winners below! Full AMAs Coverage Here  | Live Blog | Red Carpet Show Artist Of The Year  Iggy Azalea Beyoncé Luke Bryan Eminem Imagine Dragons John Legend ...

  41. American Music Awards Live Blog: Artists and Experts Weigh In

    November 23, 2014 6:00 PM EST Acclaimed musicians, Billboard experts and celebrated bloggers provide live coverage of tonight's AMAs Full AMAs 2014 Coverage AMAs 2014 AMAs 2014 Billboard Staff Taylor Swift , Jessica Northey , Silvio Pietroluongo , Rita Ballou , Sam Smith ...

  42. AMAs 2014: Watch All the Pre-Show Action Here

    November 23, 2014 1:00 PM EST The 2014 American Music Awards are finally here! The awards show itself starts at 8 p.m. ET on ABC, and you can watch all the pre-show action below thanks to Coca-Cola Red Carpet LIVE! @ The 2014 AMAs. Hosted by Lance Bass , Chelsea Briggs, Kan ...

  43. Music Fans Can Vote for Their Favorite AMA Artists, Submit Fan Art on Twitter

    November 22, 2014 3:29 PM EST It's not too late to grab your paintbrush. Now is your chance to show off all those paintings you've done of One Direction . (Don't pretend like you don't know what we're talking about.) AMAs Producer on Taylor Swift Rece ...

  44. Calle 13, Carlos Vives, Enrique Iglesias & More Find Their Political Voices at 2014 Latin Grammys

    November 22, 2014 11:00 AM EST Calle 13, Carlos Vives, Enrique Iglesias, Lila Downs and more speak out during the ceremony. It was admittedly a bizarre sight. Thousands of elegantly attired people, including some of Latin music’s biggest stars, sitting at an arena in Las Veg ...

  45. Watch Chris Cornell Discuss 'Existential Meltdown' of '90s Grunge Bands, Being the Anti-Poison

    November 21, 2014 3:50 PM EST Soundgarden frontman spoke at Billboard's Touring Conference about bringing grunge from the underground to the mainstream. Speaking to a crowd at Billboard's Touring Conference  on Thursday, Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell recalled hi ...

  46. Top 10 American Music Awards Moments: Past AMAs' Video Highlights

    November 21, 2014 1:35 PM EST 1.892 k 397 4 0 From Miley Cyrus' giant cat to PSY's crazy mash-up with MC Hammer, check out the 10 most memorable AMAs performances ever. Over the past 42 years, the American Music Awards have produced dozens of memorable performances, from the ...

  47. Kool & the Gang on 'Keeping the Brand Alive,' the Origin of 'Celebration' and Being the Most-Sampled Band in History

    November 21, 2014 12:45 PM EST At Billboard's 11th annual touring awards, the "Spirit of the Boogie" panel -- a conversation with Kool & the Gang -- demonstrated that flexibility plays a crucial role in a band's longevity. Groups often solidify as they g ...

  48. AMAs Host Pitbull Dishes on His Favorite Things (and People) -- From Enrique Iglesias to Partying in Private

    November 21, 2014 12:00 PM EST 5.811 k 186 0 0 Pitbull is a man who knows what he likes, and one of them is reminding people of his nickname, Mr. Worldwide, hard-earned after years of performing party anthems around the globe. Following the theme of 2011's Planet Pit to 2012' ...

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