The annual ceremony of awards musical was held Sunday evening in Los Angeles. An edition rich in emotions, who has a few surprises in store.
Based on the principle of a large popular vote, the American Music Awards have enjoyed a good popularity rating with the public. Proof is with this edition 2016 is to be successful. Sunday, November 20, direct from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, many renowned artists were present to ensure the show.
The evening was hosted by the actor of the Saturday Nigh Live, Jay Pharoah and model Gigi Hadid. It has left its mark on the evening, opened with an imitation of Melania Trump, the new First lady of the United States. A benefit of also been praised on the social networks.
After this beautiful introduction, the ceremony marked the culmination of Ariana Grande. The singer of 23 years, takes home the prestigious title of ” artist of the year. The canadian rapper Drake, who broke Michael Jackson with thirteen nominations, it won “only” three statuettes. “Drizzy”, which has just celebrated its 30th anniversary, has been elected as the best hip-hop artist for his album What A Time To Be Alive (with rapper Future) with the best song in hip-Hop key for his international hit Hotline Bling. A small disappointment for both the harvest of trophy was expected after the success of her album Views in the clan’s native Toronto. His ex-girlfriend, Rihanna went home with three awards, including best album soul.
The highlight was the speech of Selena Gomez, very emotional after being voted best pop artist. Recently, she explained that she had been forced to stop his tour for health reasons. On the side of revelations, Twenty One Pilots confirms the rise this year with the album Blurryface. The group emerged in the race for the best artist of the year and best duo pop-rock. Justin Bieber has also been praised, as he won four statuettes, including best pop-rock album. He also delivered a live performance of his concert… in Italy.
Zayn Malik has obtained the title of new artist, which recognizes the beginning of his solo career following his departure from One Direction. To note that Sting, which has just inaugurated the new Jazz, has received an award of merit. An honorary title, as one of the best BO awarded posthumously to the singer Prince, who died this year at the age of 57 years.
on the performance Side, and Bruno Mars, who has just released her new album the 24K Magic, put out the fire with the title track, and a performance that is still heavily inspired by Michael Jackson. The Weeknd, whose next album Starboy, with Daft Punk,will be available this Friday, November 25, has also assured the show.
Lady Gaga has confirmed her mutation with a good performance, only to the guitar. The rock group Green Bay has once again delivered a strong political message. “Not to Trump, not the Ku Klux Klan, not the American fascist!”, screamed the lead singer of the group, in the course of an evening definitely rich in emotion.
for The complete list of American Music Awards 2016:
Artist of the year: Ariana Grande
Best Pop-Rock album: Justin Bieber, Purpose
as the Best album of Soul: Rihanna, Anti
Best Artist Pop: Selena Gomez
Best Artist Pop/Rock: Justin Bieber
Best artist Rap/Hip-hop: Drake
Best album Rap/Hip-hop: Drake and Future, What A Time To Be Alive
Best Rap song-Hip-Hop: Drake, Hotline Bling
Best artist-Soul/RnB: Chris Brown
Best artist Soul/RnB: Rihanna
Best song of Soul/RnB: Rihanna, Work
New Artist: Zayn Malik
Award of merit: Sting
Best duo pop/rock: Twenty One Pilots
Best Artist alternative: Twenty One Pilots
Best artist dance: The Chainsmokers
Best collaboration: Fifth Harmony, Work From Home
favorite Song: Justin Bieber, Love Yourself
Best video: Justin Bieber, Sorry
Best tour: Beyoncé
Best of BO: Prince, Purple Rain
Best country song: Tim McGraw, Humble and Kind
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