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Miley Cyrus: PR Genius

Sal Cataldi | Posted 01.27.2014 | Entertainment
Sal Cataldi

Miley Cyrus is a PR genius, someone who is using the there-in-an instant media landscape to make visual statements as potent as the performance or video works you'll see showcased in your local Modern Art emporium.

The (g)A(y)MAs: Why We Love Our Pop Stars

J.W. Harvey | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
J.W. Harvey

Pop stars have been known to occasionally elicit the emphatic support of the gays. But as social media show time and time again, unlike gay icons of the past generation, not one seems able to speak to the community as a whole. What makes gays get so defensive about their icons?

Taylor Swift Wins Award for Best Humblebrag

Ashley Hesseltine | Posted 01.26.2014 | Entertainment
Ashley Hesseltine

You guys, I try so hard to not talk shit on Taylor Swift (after all, no one likes a hater). I think she's a talented, ambitious, beautiful young woman (and I've even defended her in a conversation once!), but last night at the AMAs... she was out of control.

T-Swift Didn't See This Coming

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 01.26.2014 | Comedy

At the star-studded American Music Awards on Sunday, one man brought journalism to a new level: Guillermo. Jimmy Kimmel's diminutive security guard...

Miley Cyrus' AMAs Performance Was A Screensaver From 1998

Posted 11.26.2013 | Entertainment

After being introduced by Jaden Smith and 2 Chainz, Miley Cyrus hit the stage at Sunday's American Music Awards to perform her hit single, "Wrecking B...

RiRi's Doobie Steals The Show

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 11.25.2013 | Black Voices

Welp, leave it to Rihanna to rock the most talked about look at the 2013 American Music Awards last night. And we're not referring to her barely there...

Nelly's 'Ride Wit Me' Performance During The AMAs Was The Money

Posted 11.27.2013 | Entertainment

Nelly, can we get tickets to the next show? At the American Music Awards on Sunday night, rap star Nelly made things hot (in therre) by performing his...

WATCH: J.Lo's Amazing Tribute To The Queen Of Salsa

Posted 11.25.2013 | Latino Voices

¡Azúcar! The American Music Awards were filled with Latin flavor this year. They were hosted by Pitbull, Marc Anthony received an award and Celia...

PHOTOS: The American Music Awards Red Carpet Is... Interesting

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 11.25.2013 | Style

The Oscars they were not. The American Music Awards hit Los Angeles on Sunday night and brought with them a slew of loud, statement-making dresses....

Name Controversy Not Just Skin Deep

John P. David | Posted 12.14.2013 | Sports
John P. David

The Washington Redskins, a longstanding National Football League team, faces pressure to change its name by parties as disparate as President Barack Obama, the Oneida Indian Nation and shock jock Howard Stern.

Investigating the Origin of Justin Bieber's Hideous Harem Pants

Vanity Fair | Posted 01.26.2013 | Celebrity
Vanity Fair

This weekend, a Justin Bieber apparel trend resurfaced that proved both impossible to continue ignoring, and even more distressing than his reported breakup with Selena Gomez. Specifically, Bieber's newfound commitment to harem pants.

PSY Performs on the American Music Awards, and Racist Haters Come Out on Twitter

Gil Asakawa | Posted 01.21.2013 | Denver
Gil Asakawa

To have PSY, a Korean superstar and MC Hammer, an iconic black star from 1992, performing "Gangnam Style" and "2 Legit 2 Quit" on stage together to close out the American Music Awards, seems an appropriate -- even touching -- bookend for the year.

The 2012 American Music Awards Made America Look Bad

Jeff Sorensen | Posted 01.20.2013 | Comedy
Jeff Sorensen

I quit smoking in February of this year, but after I watched the 2012 American Music Awards, I wanted to go buy a pack of cigarettes, rip the filters off, and smoke it like my Father is making me smoke the whole pack as punishment.

Christina Aguilera Wants To Duet With Justin Bieber

The Huffington Post | Treye Green | Posted 11.19.2012 | Entertainment

Justin Bieber may soon be leaving his duet partner Nicki Minaj behind -- at least if Christina Aguilera has her way. The singer and "The Voice" ju...

Stop! It's ... Harem Pants Time (PHOTOS)

Posted 11.19.2012 | Celebrity

Stop! It's... harem pants time? The drop-crotch pants were back in a big way last night at the American Music Awards, if performers Justin Bieber,...

PHOTOS: Nicki Minaj Actually Looks...Normal!

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 11.19.2012 | Black Voices

We've come to expect seeing Nicki Minaj dress in wild wears. It's her thing. The Toys 'R US inspired outfit from the 2011 MTV Video Music Awards and t...

Jordin Sparks And Jason Derulo: Red Carpet PDA

Posted 11.19.2012 | Celebrity

Love was in the air at the 2012 American Music Awards. Jordin Sparks, 22, and her beau Jason Derulo, 23, shared some sweet PDA on the red carpet la...

PHOTO: Christina Aguilera Goes Pantless... Again

Posted 11.19.2012 | Celebrity

Christina Aguilera went pantless again Sunday night at the American Music Awards, where the 31-year-old singer performed songs from her new album, "Lo...

Ke$ha Tones It WAY Down | Posted 01.19.2013 | Celebrity

What a difference a couple of years can make. After arriving to the 2010 American Music Awards in a mohawk and glittered eyebrows, Ke$ha decided to...

PHOTOS: Christina Aguilera Tries Daring Outfits For The AMAs

Posted 11.19.2012 | Style

Does she pull it off?

MC Hammer Goes 'Gangnam'

Posted 11.19.2012 | Arts

In a dance collaboration for the history books, MC Hammer and K-pop sensation PSY joined forces at the American Music Awards to perform the pony dance...

PHOTOS: See All The Red Carpet Fashion From The 2012 American Music Awards

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 11.19.2012 | Style

So much blonde.

PHOTOS: Nicki Minaj Wears Julie Bowen's Emmy Dress To The AMAs

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams | Posted 11.19.2012 | Style

Nicki has a slight problem.

'2012 AMAs': Who Grabbed Justin Bieber's Butt?

Posted 11.19.2012 | TV

Justin Bieber is a teen heart-throb with girls swooning around the world at his concerts and public appearances. But it wasn't a teen who got a handfu...

2012 AMAs: Justin Bieber Wins Big, Brings Mom Onstage

Posted 11.19.2012 | TV

It was a huge night for Justin Bieber at "The 40th Anniversary American Music Awards" as the pop start took home three awards, including the final one...