American Music Awards 2017: 10 Best, Worst and Most WTF Moments

Pop whisperer Dick Clark founded the American Music Awards in 1973 as a people's-choice alternative to what he perceived as other award shows' stuffiness; the focus rests squarely on the stars, who win awards voted on by fans and labeled "favorite" instead of the secretive ballots and snooty connotations of being named the "best." Sunday night's edition (the 45th), held at the Microsoft

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