2013 American Music Awards Performances
The 2013 American Music Awards were rife with amazing performances from Katy Perry, Ariana Grande, One Direction, Rihanna, Miley Cyrus, Justin Timberlake, Christina Aguilera, Pitbull featuring Kesha and more. And you can catch them all here!
We’ll be updating this post throughout the night so you can see any performances you may have missed. Grab your popcorn and a soda, and keep refreshing!
Katy Perry appropriated Japanese culture for a performance of ‘Unconditionally.’ It was hard to hear her, but what difference does it make? She’s twirling umbrellas and blinking a lot and wearing athletic socks! [Watch Here]
One Direction delivered a pitch perfect performance of ‘Story of My Life,’ sending girls shrieking from the nosebleed section to the front row. [Watch Here]
Ariana Grande was the vocalist to beat. Her incredible, soaring rendition of ‘Tattooed Heart’ put pretty much every female pop star on the planet to shame — and even earned a standing O from Lady Gaga! [Watch Here]
Justin Timberlake performed ‘Drink You Away’ as “JT and the Tennessee Kids.” Classy as always! [Watch Here]
Show host Pitbull and Kesha hosted their own hoedown to ‘Timber!’ [Watch Here]
Christina Aguilera and A Great Big World delivered a moving, understated and amazing performance of ‘Say Something.’ [Watch Here]
Macklemore + Ryan Lewis beamed themselves in from Miami for their kick-butt perf. [Watch Here]
Jennifer Lopez was on fire! [Watch Here]
Lady Gaga and R. Kelly channeled Marilyn Monroe and JFK. Timely! [Watch Here]
Miley Cyrus and a cartoon cat delivered a pleasant performance of ‘Wrecking Ball’ to close the show. [Watch Here]
Rihanna shined bright like a diamond when she accepted her Icon Award! [Watch Here]
Lil Mama joined TLC onstage for ‘Waterfalls.’ [Watch Here]