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Before taking the stage to perform “L.A. Love,” her first single since 2006, lets her red-carpet ensemble steal the spotlight at Sunday’s American Music Awards.
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READ HER LIPS
New artist of the year nominee Meghan Trainor gives the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live red carpet her kiss of approval with her blinged-out accessory on display.
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HAT STUFF, BABY
You caught us! Harry Styles gives one last look before heading into the theater.
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'HAIR' HER OUT
Mary Lambert helps get the party started with a pre-show performance on the AMAs red carpet, where she showed off her powerhouse vocals and an equally impressive braid.
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Can you hear the high-pitched squeals from there? 5 Seconds of Summer – Ashton Irwin, Calum Hood, Luke Hemmings and Michael Clifford – give teens (okay – and us) something to dream about tonight as they rock Sunday s red carpet.
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Gavin DeGraw lets pre-AMAs cohost (and her sparkly dress) take center stage ahead of Sunday’s show.
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IT'S A SISTER THING
How kute: makes Sunday’s show a family affair with younger sisters Kendall and Kylie Jenner.
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Zendaya gets cameras flashing on the red carpet – including a lucky fan’s phone – as she does her best “duck face” on the AMAs red carpet.
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When she’s not breaking hearts on stage, has nothing but love for bestie Karlie Kloss inside the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live.
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Presenter Elizabeth Banks hits all the right style notes at Sunday’s show.
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Favorite pop/rock male artist Sam Smith gets some sweet support from Lorde at the AMAs, where both rocked the stage throughout Sunday’s show.
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IN THE SING OF THINGS
Ariana Grande commands the spotlight on Sunday with a trio of her hits: “Problem,” “Break Free” and “Love Me Harder.”
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The honeymoon phase clearly isn’t over for and husband Donnie Wahlberg, who keep the good times rolling while presenting at Sunday’s show.
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Later in the night, Frankie Grande scores the ultimate selfie with the masters themselves: sisters and Kylie and Kendall Jenner.
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IT TAKES TWO
It’s date night for Luke Bryan and wife Caroline at the AMAs, where the country singer snags honors for favorite country male artist.
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Iggy Azalea puts her fanciest foot forward at her Sunday AMAs performance. (And now she has a few fancy trophies to add to her collection.)
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No offense, Matthew Morrison: You just can’t compete with Rita Ora, who shines bright in her neon gown at the AMAs.
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O HOLEY NIGHT
The men of One Direction keep their cool before accepting the evening’s biggest honor, the favorite artist award.
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sparkles – literally – as she cozies up to AMAs host Pitbull following a badass performance of her new song “Booty.”