Justin Bieber might be Canadian, though he was a all-American child during Sunday night’s American Music Awards.
The cocktail thespian dominated a awards show, winning 3 trophies, including artist of a year. His mom assimilated him onstage as he collected a award, violence out Rihanna, Maroon 5, Katy Perry and Drake.
“I wanted to appreciate we for always desiring in me,” Bieber said, looking to his mom.
The 18-year-old also won a respect in 2010. He pronounced it’s “hard flourishing adult with everybody examination me” and asked that people continue to trust in him.
But a teen who brought his mom as a date also got in some harsh with Nicki Minaj — who common a theatre with him and took home dual awards — and a lick on a neck from presenter Jenny McCarthy.
“Wow. we feel disregarded right now,” he said, laughing.
“I did squeeze his butt,” McCarthy pronounced backstage. “I couldn’t assistance it. He was only so delicious. So little. we wanted to rip his conduct off and eat it.”
Another partnership was a night’s many colorful performance: Korean rapper PSY and MC Hammer. Hammer assimilated a buzzed-about cocktail star for his viral strike “Gangnam Style.” PSY rocked normal “Hammer” pants as they danced to his jam and to Hammer’s “Too Legit to Quit.”
Minaj, who wore 3 opposite wigs and 4 outfits via a night, steady her AMAs wins from final year, picking adult trophies for favorite rap/hip-hop artist and manuscript for “Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded.” She was in an all-white get-up, including fur cloak and pinkish hair when she achieved her new strain “Freedom.” The stage was resounding and snowy, as a choir — also in white — assimilated her onstage. One credentials thespian stole a performance, belting semi-high records as Minaj looked on.
Usher kicked off a three-hour uncover with immature laser lights lucent onstage as he achieved a miscellany of songs, including “Numb,” ”Climax” and “Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop,” that featured a hazed building and a series of backup dancers, as Usher tangled in all black, with a difference of his red shoes. He won favorite soul/RB masculine artist.
His dependent Bieber won favorite pop/rock masculine artist in a initial endowment handed out and gave a shout-out to those who didn’t consider he would final on a strain scene.
“I wish to contend this is for all a haters who suspicion we was only here for one or dual years. we feel like I’m going to be here for a really prolonged time,” he said.
He also won favorite pop/rock manuscript for his platinum-selling third album, “Believe.” He gave a nude down, acoustic opening of “As Long As You Love Me,” afterwards transitioned to a dance-heavy “Beauty and a Beat,” where Minaj assimilated him onstage, harsh with a teen for a few seconds.
Swift won her fifth uninterrupted endowment for favorite nation womanlike artist.
“This is unreal. we wish to appreciate a fans. You guys are a ones who voted on this,” she said.
Swift gave a masquerade-themed opening of a cocktail strain “I Knew You Were Trouble.” She sang onstage in a light dress while dancers wore mostly black. But afterwards she altered into a red corset and black skirt, relating their dim mood. She even danced and sang on a building as lights flickered via a performance.
Dick Clark, who combined a AMAs, was remembered by Ryan Seacrest and an upbeat opening by Stevie Wonder.
“What a writer he was,” pronounced Seacrest, as Wonder sang his hits, including “My Cherie Amour.”