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American Music Awards 2016: Sting proves he hasn't aged since the '90s

American Music Awards 2016: Sting proves he hasn't aged since the '90s

The race of nominatins was leaded by Drake, who is leading a total nominations of 13 nominations, after him Rihanna with seven and the Adele with Justin Bieber around five. During her "down" time the pop singer cut her hair short while dealing with panic attacks and depression. We want to cut through the noise and say to the fans: you guys changed our lives.

Co-host Gigi Hadid, meanwhile, did an impression of Melania Trump saying, "I love my husband Barack Obama and our children, Sasha and Malia", in reference to Mrs. Trump seemingly plagiarizing one of Michelle Obama's speeches earlier this year.

Sting will receive the American Music Award of Merit.

Gomez's words were met with support from fellow celebs and fans. "I had everything, but I was absolutely broken".

Former One Direction member Zayn Malik, who quit British boy band One Direction past year to launch a solo career, bested Canadian Shawn Mendes to take the best new artist trophy.

Drake won the AMAs for Favorite Artist - Rap/Hip-Hop, Favorite Album - Rap/Hip-Hop for Views and Favorite Song - Rap/Hip-Hop for "Hotline Bling".

The night's big winners were Justin Bieber, Rihanna and Drake, who won three and four awards, respectively, with Ariana Grande being named the AMAs Artist of the Year and Zayn, in a post-One Direction era, winning New Artist of the Year. And I kept it all together enough never to let you down...

He thanked his hometown, Toronto, and his family and collaborators, and said he was just focused on the music.

The 23-year old singer said, "I can't believe this". "This has been a insane year". "If that's anything whether you respect me or not that's one thing you should know about me".

Featured performers on Sunday will include Sting, who last week released his first pop/rock album in a decade, "57th and 9th", and who is to sing a medley of his greatest hits.

Sting said he owed a debt to American rock and roll, adding "While I may be an Englishman in NY, my musical soul is all American". He received awards as the best pop/rock male artist, album, song and video.

Bruno Mars kicked off the 2016 American Music Awards with some serious uptown funk: He sang his groovy hit, "24K Magic", backed by his band who matched his slick, upbeat dance moves.

The 2016 American Music Awards, airing on ABC, is executive produced by Allen Shapiro and Mike Mahan, with Larry Klein, Barry Adelman and Mark Bracco serving as producers.