One Direction were the big winners of the night at the 2014 American Music Awards held on Sunday, Nov. 23 at the Nokia Theater. The UK boy band took home AMAs for Favorite Pop Band, Favorite Album and Artist of the Year. Taylor Swift kicked off the evening with a live performance of her hit ‘Blank Space’. Taylor was honored during the AMA’s when Diana Ross presented her with a special Dick Clark Award for Excellence. Selena Gomez gave a heart wrenching live performance of her song “The Heart Wants What It Wants’ about her ex-boyfriend Justin Bieber that brought her to tears while on stage.
Other artists like Ariana Grande, Mary J Blige, Lorde, Sam Smith, Nicki Minaj, Jessie J, Iggy Azalea and Jennifer Lopez hit the stage to sing their latest hits. Jlo and Iggy Azaela closed the show with a steamy live rendition of their ‘Booty’ single. Iggy won AMA awards for Favorite Rap album and Favorite Rap Artist. Iggy earned six AMA nominations in 2014.
The red carpet was full of stunning gowns. Here are some of our favorite looks of the night.
Jennifer Lopez wore a blush colored Reem Acra dress with Christian Louboutin shows and Silverman Diamond earrings. Taylor Swift wore a Michael Kors gown with Jimmy Choo shoes. She accessorized with Chimento earrings with Casa Real and Le Vian rings. Her BFF supermodel Karlie Kloss carried an Emm Kuo clutch. Nicki Minaj wore Alexander Wang and Manolo Blahnik shoes. Rita Ora wore a yellow Zac Posen mermaid gown. Rita accessorized with a a Swarovski clutch. Selena Gomez wore a Giorgio Armani Prive gown with Neil Lane jewelry. Hunger Games actress Elizabeth Banks wore a multicolored Peter Pilotto minidress and Melissa Kaye earrings.
Estee Lauder spokesmodel Kendall Jenner wore a sheer Yigal Azrouel dress. Khloe Kardashian wore a Versus by Versace dress. Kylie Jenner wore Alexandre Vaultier. Project Runway host Heidi Klum also wore Versace. Glee actress Diana Agron wore a Marchesa dress and Christian Louboutin shoes. Actress Kate Beckinsale was stunning in Zuhair Murad.
Dancing With The Stars judge Julianne Hough wore a stunning Zuhair Murad dress, Tamara Mellon heels, Jacqui Aiche jewelry and a Lee Savage clutch. Model Gigi Hadid wearing a Prabal Gurung suit with a LaPerla bra and Dolce and Gabbana shoes.
Gold was a big trend on the carpet with Olivia Munn wearing Lanvin. Jordin Sparks dazzled in a sequin 70’s inspired Halston Heritage gown. Zendaya donned a gold jacket and pants by designer Georgine. Fergie made her comeback in a Halston Heritage gown. Lucy Hale wore a Vera Wang Collection dress. Orange is the New Black star Uzo Aduba wore Vivienne Westwood dress with Giuseppe Zanotti shoes.
Taylor Schilling donned a Vionnet dress with Brian Atwood shoes and a Neil Lane ring. Singer Charlie XCX wore a Vivienne Westwood dress. Former View host Jenny McCarthy wore a Cushnie et Ochs dress with Fendi shoes and an Erickson Beamon necklace. All About the Bass singer Meghan Trainor Ted Baker dress lace and red clutch kiss. Walking Dead star Lauren Cohan Lauren wore a BluMarine dress and Sophia Webster shoes. Danai Gurira wore a Naeem Khan dressand Gianvito Rossi shoes. Giuliana Rancic wore an Alex Perry dress and Christian Louboutin shoes.
Here is the full list of the 2014 AMA winners.
• Favorite Pop/Rock Band/Duo/Group: One Direction
• Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Album: Iggy Azalea, The New Classic
• Favorite Latin Artist: Enrique Iglesias
• Favorite Pop/Rock Male Artist: Sam Smith
• Favorite Country Male: Luke Bryan
• Favorite Album – Pop/Rock: One Direction, Midnight Memories
• Favorite Female Artist – Pop/Rock: Katy Perry
• Favorite Alternative Artist: Imagine Dragons
• Favorite Artist – Rap/Hip-Hop: Iggy Azalea
• Dick Clark Award for Excellence: Taylor Swift
• Favorite Country Album: Brantley Gilbert, Just As I Am
• Artist of the Year: One Direction
Single of the Year: Katy Perry Featuring Juicy J, “Dark Horse”
Favorite Male Artist: John Legend
Favorite Female Artist : Soul/R&B – Beyoncé
Favorite Album : Soul/R&B- Beyoncé, Beyonce
Favorite Artist : Adult Contemporary – Katy Perry
Top Soundtrack :Frozen