Missed out on the American Music Awards 2013?

Fret not for we have the complete winners list, performances and red carpet photos here! If you were out rockin’ it to Franz Ferdinand at Urbanscapes 2013 and missed out on the American Music Awards that was shown on TV, here’s the recap of it all!

Let’s start of with the red carpet now shall we?

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Hype.My loves red carpets! Always debating on who will rock the red carpet and who won’t, we’ve picked out some of our favourite looks at this year’s American Music Awards.

Pictures via Celebuzz.

PERFORMANCE RECAP

The American Music Awards this year brought some of the hottest performances to the Nokia Theatre stage with some of the biggest names in the industry. Here are some of the best moments of the night.

Katy Perry “Unconditionally”

Katy Perry kicked started the AMAs on a beautifully decorated stage inspired by Japanese cherry blossom gardens. Her performance of  Unconditionally was unconditionally bright, colourful, beautiful and amazing.

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One Direction “Story of My life”

The One Direction boys are all grown up and so much more irresistible! Looking nothing but dapper in their all black and white suits, the boys performed their latest ballad Story of My Life.

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Ariana Grande “The Way/Tattooed Heart”

Arianna gave a stellar performance of The Way and Tattooed Heart which earned her a standing ovation from the crowd.

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Imagine Dragons “Radioactive”

Imagine Dragons got the crowd pumping again with their performance of Demons and Radioactive.

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Pitbull and Ke$ha “Timber”

It’s always fireworks with Pitbull! Taking a break from hosting the show, he joined forces with Ke$ha on stage for Timber!

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Justin Timberlake “Drink You Away”

Justin Timberlake showed a new side to himself when he appeared on stage with an acoustic guitar in hand. The heartthrob performed Drink You Away with the backups of saxophones and more guitars – very southern jazz club like.

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Florida Georgia Line featuring Nelly “Cruise”/”Ride Wit Me”

Country and rap went together like strawberries and chocolate as Florida Georgia Line and Nelly joined forces in blending the genres together with Cruise/Ride Wit Me.

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Rihanna “Diamonds”

Rihanna performed Diamonds with a set of violinist before accepting her award for AMA Icon.

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Jennifer Lopez, Celia Cruz Tribute

J-Lo kicked butt as she proudly honoured the late Cuban music legend Celia Cruz in an amazing salsa performance. Apart from the jaw-dropping performance, she also looked mighty fine in her sparkly one-piece suit.

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A Great Big World & Christina Aguilera  “Say Something”

Christina and A Great Big World moved the crowd with their spectacular performance of Say Something.

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Kendrick Lamar “Swimming Pools”

The B*tch Don’t Kill My Vibe rapper was all smiles as her performed Swimming Pools for his debut AMA appearance.

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Lady Gaga & R.Kelly  “Do What You Want”

Lady Gaga and R. Kelly gave the audience a quirky performance of Do What You Want in a White-House inspired setting. Unpredictable as always, Lady Gaga is definitely a true performer and entertainer.

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T.L.C. “Waterfalls”

Lil Mama joined the girls from T.L.C on stage to perform the 1995 hit, Don’t Go Chasin’ Waterfalls and Lisa Lopes was remembered after the performance.

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Miley Cryus “Wrecking Ball”

Miley wrapped the night with an moving and memorable performance of Wrecking Ball. The giant cat made it even more unforgettable.

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WINNER LIST!

This year’s AMAs saw Justin Timberlake, Taylor Swift, One Direction and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis as the biggest winners of the night. Check out the full list of winners below:

ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Taylor Swift

ICON AWARD
Rihanna

NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR PRESENTED BY KOHL’S
Ariana Grande

SINGLE OF THE YEAR
Florida Georgia Line Featuring Nelly, “Cruise”

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – POP/ROCK
Justin Timberlake

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – POP/ROCK
Taylor Swift

FAVORITE BAND, DUO OR GROUP – POP/ROCK
One Direction

FAVORITE ALBUM – POP/ROCK
One Direction, “Take Me Home”

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – COUNTRY
Luke Bryan

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – COUNTRY
Taylor Swift

FAVORITE BAND, DUO or GROUP – COUNTRY
Lady Antebellum

FAVORITE ALBUM – COUNTRY
Taylor Swift, “Red”

FAVORITE ARTIST – RAP/HIP-HOP
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

FAVORITE ALBUM – RAP/HIP-HOP
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, “The Heist”

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – SOUL/R&B
Justin Timberlake

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – SOUL/R&B
Rihanna

FAVORITE ALBUM – SOUL/R&B
Justin Timberlake, “The 20/20 Experience”

FAVORITE ARTIST – ALTERNATIVE ROCK
Imagine Dragons

FAVORITE ARTIST – LATIN
Marc Anthony

FAVORITE ARTIST – ELECTRONIC DANCE MUSIC (EDM)
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FAVORITE ARTIST – ADULT CONTEMPORARY
Maroon 5

FAVORITE ARTIST – CONTEMPORARY INSPIRATIONAL
Matthew West

TOP SOUNDTRACK
“Pitch Perfect”

Watch Macklemore & Ryan Lewis kill on stage with their performance of Can’t Stop Us!

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