The American Music Awards have been airing annually on ABC since 1973. The award show, created by Dick Clark, has honored artist like Michael Jackson, Whitney Houston, Garth Brooks and Taylor Swift. Jackson and Houston are the only artists to win eight awards in a single year at the show.
Jennifer Lopez is set to host and perform at the 2015 American Music Awards on Nov. 22 at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Other performers include Justin Bieber, Selena Gomez, Celine Dion, One Direction, Carrie Underwood and many others. Leading the pack with the most nominations is Swift, and her pal Ed Sheeran is not fair behind with his five noms. Other big nominees include The Weeknd, Nicki Minaj, Sam Hunt and Sam Smith. Fans can vote for who they want to win on ABC’s website.
In honor of Sunday’s broadcast, we put together a list of some of the AMAs most memorable performances and acceptance speeches.