The American Music Awards brought out all the superstars of music to the Los Angeles’ Microsoft Theater on Sunday night. The televised even featured a ton of A-list performers and plenty of action backstage. Read on for what you didn’t see on TV.
Post Malone took the stage with legendary rocker Ozzy Osbourne. But the festivities began earlier in the day as the rapper hosted a pregame party with Sunday football on big screen TVs. During his award acceptance speech, Malone said he loved grapes, which was an offhand comment he made upon entering his dressing room trailer to find grapes among the catering options.
Kesha celebrated her return to the stage with a celebratory toast of white wine backstage. Booze was everywhere at this year’s award show with servers passing out beer, wine and vodka and sodas and gin and tonics on trays.
Lizzo warmed up her voice backstage filling the halls with her sounds as she walked around in hotel slippers.
Shania Twain did a medley of her hits and completely shocked Diplo when she stormed his interview.
Billie Eilish wore an interesting outfit that was nearly a disguise but fans and execs clamored to get close to her.
Halsey took home an award and did an incredible artistic performance. She was also everyone’s number 1 fan. Halsey danced and sang along with Selena Gomez (offstage) and Taylor Swift (onstage).
Watch Taylor Swift’s emotional speech for receiving her Artist of The Decade Award.