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BTS made history with this big win at the American Music Awards

Christi Carras, Los Angeles Times on

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Dynamic duo Bruno Mars and Anderson .Paak of Silk Sonic were positively dripping in finesse while opening the show with a characteristically suave rendition of their latest single, "Smokin Out the Window."

"Smokin' out the window/ Singin', "How could she do this to me?" they sang while swaying to the music in matching red velvet suits. "Oh, I thought that girl belonged to only me/ But I was wrong/ 'Cause she belong to everybody, everybody."

Silk Sonic's "Leave the Door Open" won the award for R&B song.

Rodrigo sings her heart out

Top nominee of the night Rodrigo slowed things down for a powerful and emotional performance of her heartbreak ballad "Traitor."

"You betrayed me/ And I know that you'll never feel sorry/ For the way I hurt, yeah," the teen pop phenom belted amid a sea of roses. "You talked to her when we were together/ Loved you at your worst, but that didn't matter/ It took you two weeks to go off and date her/ Guess you didn't cheat, but you're still a traitor."

 

While accepting the prize for best new artist, the "Drivers License" singer said, "Writing songs is my favorite thing in the whole world, and I'm so grateful for everyone who has embraced my music."

Jennifer Lopez gets married — sort of

The superstar singer and actor previewed her highly anticipated rom-com return with an energetic performance of "On My Way," from her upcoming film, "Marry Me."

"Every heartbreak was a yellow brick road," she sang while modeling an elegant, blush wedding dress and veil. "Pointing me straight, just taking me home/ I was never lost, I was just passing through/ I was on my way to you."

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