American Music Awards
The American Music Awards (AMAs) is an annual American music awards show, usually held in the fall, created by Dick Clark in 1973 for ABC when the network’s Grammy Award broadcast contract expired, and is currently hosted by MRC Live & Alternative, which 2021 Dick Clark Productions was merged. From 1973 to 2005, both winners and nominees were chosen by members of the music industry based on commercial results such as sales and airplay. Since 2006, winners have been determined by polling the public and fans, who can vote through the AMA website.
The AMA was created by Dick Clark in 1973 to compete with the Grammy Awards after that year’s show was moved to Nashville, Tennessee, leading CBS (which has aired all Grammy Award shows since) to take over the Grammy telecasts. after the first two. 1971 and 1972 aired on ABC. In 2014, the American network Telemundo acquired the rights to release the Spanish-language version of the American Music Awards and established the Latin American Music Awards in 2015.
From 1973 to 2005, both winners and nominees were chosen by members of the music industry based on commercial results such as sales and airplay. Since 2006, winners have been determined by a poll of the public and fans who can vote through the AMA website, while nominations are still based on sales, airplay, now including social media activity and video views. Until 2010, it had nominations based on sales and airplay only, and all works, even old ones, were nominated. Grammy Award nominations are based on Academy voting, and they only nominate entries from their eligibility period, which changes frequently.
In Los Angeles on Tuesday, October 9, the awarding ceremony of the popular American Music Awards took place. This year, singer Taylor Swift received the largest number of awards. She became the most titled artist in the history of the award.
Many American celebrities could be seen at the ceremony itself: musicians, film actors, models. Jennifer Lopez, Tyra Banks, Vanessa Hudgens, Mariah Carey and many other stars attended the event.
Marshmello is recognized as the best performer of electronic music (in 2017, he took 10th place in the list of the best DJs in the world according to DJ Magazine).
List of MTV EMA winners:
“Best song” – Havana, Camila Cabello
“Best Video” – Havana, Camila Cabello
“Best Artist” — Camila Cabello
“The best Russian performer” – Jah Khalib
“Best Electronic Project” – Marshmello
“Global Icon” – Janet Jackson
“Best British Irish Artist” – Little Mix
“The best hip-hop artist” – Nicki Minaj
“Best New Artist” – Cardi B
“Best Alternative Artist” — Panic! At the Disco
“Best Rock Band” – 5 Seconds of Summer
“The best pop artist” — Dua Lipa
“Australia’s Best Artist” — Tkay Maidza
“The best Israeli performer” — Noah Kirel
“The best Norwegian artist” — Alan Walker
“The best German artist” — Mike Singer