Shania Twain closed out this year’s American Music Awards ceremony. The country singer started with a medley of other people’s hits — Post Malone’s “Rockstar,” Twenty One Pilot’s “Stressed Out,” Taylor Swift’s “Shake It Off,” and Drake’s “God’s Plan” — before going into a medley of her own. Twain sang bits of “You’re Still The … More »
Post Malone, Ozzy Osbourne, and Travis Scott got together to perform “Take What You Want” at the American Music Awards on Sunday night. They were joined by Posty’s frequent collaborator WATT. The track appears on Post Malone’s new album, Hollywood’s Bleeding, and allowed Osbourne to have his first top 10 hit … More »
Who knew an American Music Awards performance could cause so much drama? The awards show named Taylor Swift their Artist Of The Decade a few weeks ago, and she planned to perform a medley of her hits, as most musicians who receive career-spanning honors at awards shows do. More »
Green Day performed at the American Music Awards on Sunday night. They have a new album called Father Of All… that’s coming out next February, and they performed the title track from it. They then followed it up with a performance of their Dookie hit “Basket Case” to commemorate that album’s … More »
All things considered, the rise of Billie Eilish has been pretty quick. Enough so that it would have been weird for her to do the awards show performance circuit last year, but it feels like an inevitability this year after the release of her debut album When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do … More »
A myriad of artists will take their talents to the 2019 American Music Awards (AMA) stage at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Nov. 24.
Christina Aguilera, A Great Big World, Ozzy Osbourne, Green Day, Travis Scott, Watt, and Post Malone join previously announced AMA performers, Billie Eilish, Selena Gomez, Lizzo, Dua Lipa, Camila Cabello, the Jonas Brothers, and more. The newly crowned Artist of the Decade, Taylor Swift, will also be among those showcasing their musical capabilities.
Avicii, Marshmello, and The Chainsmokers will vie for the title of “Favorite Electronic Dance Music Artist,” which is the sole dance music-focused category of the competition. Notably, there are no electronic artists up for awards across any of the AMA’s other categories. The 2019 AMAs will broadcast live on ABC at 8 p.m. ET.
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After a dispute last week that put Taylor Swift’s American Music Awards performance into question, the singer’s former record label and American Music Awards producer Dick Clark Productions have reached an agreement. The deal, according to a statement from Big Machine, is a licensing agreement “that approves their artists’ performances to stream post … More »
Taylor Swift began a new chapter in her business dispute with music mogul Scooter Braun and Big Machine founder Scott Borchetta last night. In a Tumblr post, Swift said Borchetta, her former label head, and Braun, who purchased her masters along with the rest of Big Machine’s catalog for … More »
Earlier this year, Taylor Swift’s former label Big Machine — which was founded by Scott Borchetta — sold her back catalog to Scooter Braun’s company as part of a $300 million deal for the rights to her albums from her 2006 self-titled debut through to 2017’s Reputation. Swift has been vocal … More »
What constitutes a one-hit wonder? It seems like it should be cut and dry, but the designation can be pretty arbitrary, with gut feelings often trumping objective data. The “one-hit wonder” label can sometimes befall an artist with a robust catalog, whose fans will inevitably insist their fave does not deserve to be categorized as … More »