Music’s Greatest Night time

In the recent MTV Video Music Awards, Lady Gaga stunned the world once more. This yr’s American Music Awards featured among the most superb, gravity-defying, crowd-pleasing performances you could ever hope for – however it also had its share of awkward presenters and weird celebrities acting like weirdos. That left Diana Ross to scrub up, which certainly looks like a job this pop icon could be up to. The first two years’ banquets weren’t televised; 1969 was the first 12 months that the awards ceremony was broadcast reside on tv for all the viewing public to see.

9:forty seven p.m. – Zedd and Alessia Cara had been launched by just a few children from Stranger Issues” to sing their music Keep.” Thus far the most entertaining part was when they cut to the violin player who regarded bound and determined to deliver the efficiency of a lifetime, even if no person would understand it. Alessia sounds good, I simply do not actually like this tune.

On a night that celebrated the achievements of pioneers including Whitney Houston and Diana Ross, while conferring its awards upon a slew of young white men together with Niall Horan, Shawn Mendes and the Chainsmokers, the 45th annual American music awards oscillated between rejecting and reaffirming 2017’s national political second.

But there were additionally some awards handed out, together with seven to Bruno Mars (who wasn’t present at the show). The ultimate award of the night time was the Manukau Institute of Expertise Lifetime Achievement Award, presented to Rahui Vaka a.ok.a. Brother Love. One other highlight of the night got here when Linkin Park — whose lead singer Chester Bennington killed himself earlier this 12 months — received favourite different rock artist.

If you happen to did not already guess, the 2017 American Music Awards are set to air this night on ABC. Niall Horan scooped the Best New Artist Award on the star-studded American Music Awards ceremony in Los Angeles on Sunday evening and likewise carried out his hit observe, Gradual Palms. Kelly Clarkson and Pink are opening the evening with a duet, with Girl Gaga and Alessia Cara rounding off the record of stellar female artists featured tonight.