American singer Ariana Grande became “artist of the year”, winning the main award at the American Music Awards, the awards ceremony which was held in Los Angeles in the theater “Microsoft”.

American Music Awards (AMA) – one of the most important music awards ceremonies USA. It is held since 1973. The prize is actually the main competitor of the Grammy and other music awards. Nominees for this award selected on the basis of their commercial success – sales of songs on different media. The winner by a vote chosen by fans of the artists.

In addition to Ariana Grande for the title of “artist of the year” claimed American women Selena Gomez and Carrie underwood, Rihanna, canadian singer Justin Bieber, The Weeknd and canadian rapper Drake.

“Best new artist” recognized by the British singer Zane. And Selena Gomez won an award in the category “Best pop/rock performer”, also beating Rihanna and Adele.

“Best pop/rock band” and “Best alternative rock band” became Twenty One Pilots.

Canadian rapper Drake became the leader on number of nominations (13) and in the end received four awards – “Best rap/hip-hop artist” and “Best album” (“Views”), “Best rap song” and “Best R & B/Soul song”.

Not done on American Music Awards and without scandals. Musicians from the American pop punk band Green Day performing at the ceremony the song Bang Bang from her new album Revolution Radio, suddenly, in the middle interrupted and began to chant “No Trump, no Ku-Klux clan, no to racism in the United States!” Those were the words shouted students in the United States during the protests against Donald trump for the song “Born to Die” group of MDC.

Not paid attention to the new US President and host of the awards ceremony supermodel Gigi Hadid.

Presenter ridiculed the future first lady of the United States , the Melania trump, which has been accused of plagiarizing the speech of the wife of the current President, Michelle Obama, joking, “I love my husband, President Barack Obama, and our children, Sasha and Malia”.

British singer sting, who last week presented his new Studio album, “57th & 9th”, which became in a solo discography of the musician’s 12th full-length work and first album in 13 years, was honoured at the American Music Awards awards for contribution to the development of the music industry.



At the ceremony of awarding prize of the American Music Awards was not without “political” provocations against the new President of the trump 21.11.2016

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