What the American Music Awards may lack in prestige or irreverence compared to other ceremonies honoring music talent, it makes up for by showcasing one flashy performance after another.
Watch it all go down on Sunday at 8 p.m. PST on ABC. (The show will be tape-delayed for West Coast viewers; it will air at 8 p.m. EST/7p.m. CST in those time zones.)
This year’s lineup is packed with a who’s who of artists across a spectrum of genres. Garth Brooks, Mary J. Blige, Taylor Swift, Nicki Minaj, One Direction, Lorde, Ariana Grande and Iggy Azalea are just a few of the acts slated to perform.
Azalea, one of the year’s biggest breakouts, leads the pack of...