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Best of American Music Awards
By Reuters -

Taylor Swift performs "Blank Space" during the 42nd American Music Awards in Los Angeles. Photo: Reuters/Mario Anzuoni

Charli XCX performs a medley of songs. Photo: Reuters/Mario Anzuoni

Lorde performs "Yellow Flicker Beat". Photo: Reuters/Mario Anzuoni

Iggy Azalea performs "Beg for It". Photo: Reuters/Mario Anzuoni

Fergie performs "L.A. Love (LaLa)". Photo: Reuters/Mario Anzuoni

Ne-Yo performs "Time of Our Lives" with Pitbull. Photo: Reuters/Mario Anzuoni

Nicki Minaj, Jessie J. and Ariana Grande perform "Bang Bang". Photo: Reuters/Mario Anzuoni

Charli XCX performs a medley of songs. Photo: Reuters/Mario Anzuoni

Luke Hemmings of 5 Seconds of Summer jumps while performing "What I Like About You". Photo: Reuters/Mario Anzuoni

Singer Charli XCX performs "Fancy" and "Beg For It". Photo: Reuters/Mario Anzuoni

One Direction performs "Night Changes". Photo: Reuters/Mario Anzuoni

Lil Wayne performs "Lets Start a Fire" with Christina Milian. Photo: Reuters/Mario Anzuoni

Singer Charli XCX reacts backstage. Photo: Reuters/Danny Moloshok 

Jennifer Lopex performs "Booty" with Iggy Azalea. Photo: Reuters/Mario Anzuoni

Ariana Grande performs "Bang Bang". Photo: Reuters/Mario Anzuoni

Fergie performs "L.A. Love (LaLa)". Photo: Reuters/Mario Anzuoni

Taylor Swift performs "Blank Space". Photo: Reuters/Mario Anzuoni

Ne-Yo performs "Time of Our Lives" with Pitbull. Photo: Reuters/Mario Anzuoni

Iggy Azalea performs "Beg for It". Photo: Reuters/Mario Anzuoni

Taylor Swift performs "Blank Space". Photo: Reuters/Mario Anzuoni

5 seconds of Summer performs "What I Like About You". Photo: Reuters/Mario Anzuoni

Iggy Azalea performs "Beg for It". Photo: Reuters/Mario Anzuoni

Taylor Swift performs "Blank Space". Photo: Reuters/Mario Anzuoni

Jennifer Lopez performs "Booty". Photo: Reuters/Mario Anzuoni

One Direction accepts the award for favorite pop/rock album. Photo: Reuters/Mario Anzuoni

Singer Adriana Grande and The Weeknd perform a medley. Photo: Reuters/Mario Anzuoni

Iggy Azalea accepts the award for favorite rap/hip hop album for "The New Classic" with producer T.I. Photo: Reuters/Mario Anzuoni

Donnie Wahlberg and Jenny McCarthy present the award for favorite pop/rock album. Photo: Reuters/Mario Anzuoni

Musician Wyclef Jean and the group Magic perform "Rude". Photo: Reuters/Mario Anzuoni

A$AP Rocky performs "I'm Not the Only One" with Sam Smith. Photo: Reuters/Mario Anzuoni

Dan Reynolds of Imagine Dragons peforms "I Bet My Life". Photo: Reuters/Mario Anzuoni

Actor Jaime Foxx presents the award for favorite rap/hip hop album. Photo: Reuters/Mario Anzuoni

Dan Reynolds of Imagine Dragons peforms "I Bet My Life". Photo: Reuters/Mario Anzuoni

Musician Wyclef Jean performs a medley. Photo: Reuters/Mario Anzuoni

Musician Luke Bryan poses backstage with his award for Favorite Country Male Artist. Photo: Reuters/Danny Moloshok 

Lorde stands with dancers after performing "Yellow Flicker Beat". Photo: Reuters/Mario Anzuoni

Members of One Direction celebrate as they rise to accept the award for favorite pop/rock band duo or group. Photo: Reuters/Mario Anzuoni

Actor Patrick Dempsey presents the award for favorite pop/rock band duo or group. Photo: Reuters /Mario Anzuoni

Actresses Uzo Aduba and Taylor Schilling present the Favorite Pop/Rock Artist - Male award. Photo: Reuters/Mario Anzuoni

The group Imagine Dragons poses backstage with their award for Favorite Alternative Artist. Photo: Reuters/Danny Moloshok