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AMAs 2018 highlights

Taylor Swift accepts the award for favorite pop/rock album for “Reputation” during the American Music Awards at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

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Tracee Ellis Ross, center, speaks at the conclusion of the American Music Awards following a tribute to the late singer Aretha Franklin by Donnie McClurkin, left, Ledisi, Erica Campbell and Tina Campbell of Mary Mary, Gladys Knight and CeCe Winans.

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Gladys Knight performs “Amazing Grace” during a tribute to the late singer Aretha Franklin, pictured on screen, at the American Music Awards.

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Gwilym Lee, from left, Rami Malek and Joe Mazzello introduce a performance by Panic! at the Disco at the American Music Awards.

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CeCe Winans performs “Mary Don’t You Weep” during a tribute to the late singer Aretha Franklin at the American Music Awards.

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Ledisi performs “How I Got Over” during a tribute to the late singer Aretha Franklin.

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Donnie McClurkin performs “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough” during a tribute to the late singer Aretha Franklin at the American Music Awards.

 ( on Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018, at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP))
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Erica Campbell, left, and Tina Campbell, of Mary Mary, perform “Old Landmark” during a tribute to the late singer Aretha Franklin.

 ( at the American Music Awards on Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018, at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP))
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Normani, left, and Liza Koshy introduce a performance by Benny Bianco, Halsey and Khalid at the American Music Awards.

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Halsey, left, Benny Bianco and Khalid perform “Eastside” at the American Music Awards.

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Jennifer Lopez performs at the American Music Awards on Tuesday at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

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Vanessa Hudgens speaks onstage during the 2018 American Music Awards at the Microsoft Theater.

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Tyra Banks presents the new artist of the year award at the 2018 American Music Awards at the Microsoft Theater.

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Camila Cabello accepts the new artist of the year award during the 2018 American Music Awards.

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Ciara and her dancers perform at the 2018 American Music Awards.

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Ciara performs at the 2018 American Music Awards.

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Missy Elliott takes the stage at the 2018 American Music Awards at the Microsoft Theater.

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Khalid accepts the favorite male artist -- soul/R&B award from John Stamos and Busy Philipps at the 2018 American Music Awards.

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Camila Cabello performs during the 2018 American Music Awards at the Microsoft Theater.

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Lenny Kravitz speaks at the 2018 American Music Awards.

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Carrie Underwood performs at the 2018 American Music Awards.

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Camila Cabello accepts the award for Favorite Song - Pop/Rock for “Havana” from Evan Ross and Ashlee Simpson onstage during the 2018 American Music Awards.

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“The Hate U Give” star Amandla Stenberg speaks at the 2018 American Music Awards.

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Amandla Stenberg presents the award for favorite pop/rock album to Taylor Swift for “Reputation” at the American Music Awards.

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Kelsea Ballerini and the Chainsmokers’ Andrew Taggart, left, and Alex Pall introduce a performance by Post Malone and Ty Dolla Sign at the American Music Awards.

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Post Malone, left, and Ty Dolla Sign perform at the American Music Awards.

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Cardi B performs onstage during the 2018 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

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Kane Brown accepts the favorite male artist - country award onstage at the 2018 American Music Awards.

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Shawn Mendes accepts the award for favorite adult contemporary artist at the American Music Awards.

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Rita Ora, left, and Constance Wu laugh it up while presenting the award for favorite pop/rock duo or group at the American Music Awards.

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Host Tracee Ellis Ross takes the stage at the American Music Awards on Tuesday at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

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Host Tracee Ellis Ross performs during the 2018 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater.

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Host Tracee Ellis Ross kicks off the 2018 American Music Awards with a show.

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Taylor Swift performs during the 2018 American Music Awards.

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Taylor Swift takes a stand at the 2018 American Music Awards.

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Zedd, left, and Shawn Mendes perform during the 2018 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater.

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Khalid, left, and Halsey perform during the 2018 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater.

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Carrie Underwood wins the favorite female artist -- country award at the 2018 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater.

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British singer Ella Mai performs at the 2018 American Music Awards.

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Taylor Swift takes the tour of the year award for her Reputation Stadium Tour at the 2018 American Music Awards.

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Taylor Swift accepts the tour of the year award during the 2018 American Music Awards.

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Mariah Carey performs at the 2018 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater.

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Host Tracee Ellis Ross celebrates during the 2018 American Music Awards.

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Cardi B accepts the favorite artist -- rap/hip-hop award at the 2018 American Music Awards.

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Sara Gilbert and Thomas Rhett speak onstage during the 2018 American Music Awards.

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Post Malone accepts the favorite male artist -- pop/rock award at the 2018 American Music Awards.

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Tyler Joseph of Twenty One Pilots performs at  the 2018 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater.

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