Take a closer look at the nominees for the Album of the Year: Taylor Swift, Kendrick Lamar, Daft Punk, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, and Sara Bareilles. A panel of music experts weighed in on each album to tell you the stories behind their pop culture impact.
It’s hard to top Taylor Swift on any chart, but now the singer proves her generosity is just as tough to beat as her hit singles.
“I’m really loving collaboration right now. I see it as a bit of an apprenticeship. I want to be around people who love writing songs and have done it for years,” she said.
This year’s nominees for Best Original Song include a former wicked witch, an ex-boy bander, a past winner and a stadium rock band who are new to the soundtrack game.
“The idea for me to perform in the Victoria’s Secret fashion show actually came from one of my friends, Lily [Aldridge], who is one of the Angels,” she said.
This year’s track features appearances by Avicii, Bruno Mars, Capital Cities, Daft Punk, Miley Cyrus, Justin Timberlake, Lorde, Jay-Z, Taylor Swift, Macklemore, Imagine Dragons, and more.
When given a chance to sing ‘Livin’ on a Prayer’ alongside Jon Bon Jovi himself, even Taylor Swift and Prince William get a little dorky…and aren’t immune to some awkward dancing. Watch the video and see photos.
Check out this handy list of what happened at the AMAs, each with an individual award of its own. From Miley’s psychedelic cat fantasies to Lady Gaga and R. Kelly’s West Wing drama, there certainly was no shortage of entertainment.
Who were the big American Music Award winners? And you won’t believe what Angelina Jolie bought Brad Pitt for his 50th birthday! Find out here in Dirty on the 30.
“The first we heard of this was when the appropriate authorities contacted Taylor’s management about the crash,” Swift’s publicist, Paula Erickson, told The Tennessean. “Taylor does not know this person.”