The Bodyguard (1992)
The pop singer, 38, shared a few tweets Monday night slamming those who said she was cringing at Aguilera’s Whitney Houston tribute on Sunday night’s American Music Awards.
The “What About Us” singer previously denied those claims on Twitter, but she took to the social media site again to further set the record straight.
Waking up to see a newly created riff between myself and another incredible woman, Christina, who took on an incredible feat, who I support fully, makes me so sad. You all perpetuate
From Tracee Ellis Ross' masterful turn as the night's host to Pink's sky-high performance of "Beautiful Trauma" and the adorable tribute to the iconic Diana Ross, the show was packed with sweet, funny moments.
However, for every number that started with a powerful female artist telling off her haters, there was a number that featured Nick Jonas being groped by mysterious ghost hands.
For some of the 2017 AMAs' highlights and low points, here's our round-up of the best, worst and downright weirdest moments of the night.
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This year's show kicked off on an emotional note with a somber introduction by Jamie Foxx, who dedicated
After a clip of Pink watching Aguilera’s performance at the 2017 American Music Awards circulated online, many commented that, with a deeply furrowed brow, Pink didn’t look very impressed.
But always one to set the record straight, Pink took to Twitter to slam those who are creating drama where there is none and reveal it was a look of amazement rather than disdain.
She wrote, “Yes. This. Christina f—ing killed it tonight for one of our favorite singers ever. This about Whitney, and I
The singer, 36, blew audiences away with her stellar rendition of “Run to You” from The Bodyguard soundtrack as part of the 25th-anniversary tribute of the Nov. 25, 1992, release. (Academy Award and Tony Award winner Viola Davis introduced Aguilera’s performance.)
The fact that her performance was powerful was no surprise; however, her fresh-faced look – arguably her most minimal and unrecognizable yet – certainly was.
While many have come to know
The 36-year-old singer delivered an emotionally breathtaking performance dedicated to the late singer and her work in The Bodyguard for the drama's 25th anniversary on Sunday night's American Music Awards in Los Angeles.
After a touching introduction by Oscar winner Viola Davis, the 36-year-old songstress took the stage in a shimmering black gown to deliver a powerful medley of Houston's hits from the film's iconic soundtrack.
Starting with a striking rendition of "I Will Always Love You," Aguilera made the record-setting tune her own with some of her signature flourishes, and flawlessly moved on to "I Have Nothing" and "I'm Every Woman," where she was joined by a chorus of black-robed women singing backup for the powerful anthem.
The soulful tribute brought the audience to their feet for a standing ovation, and Aguilera could barely contain her emotions as she finished the impressive medley and bowed before the cheering crowd.
Taking the stage after an introduction from Oscar-winner Viola Davis, Aguilera treated viewers to a powerhouse show of Houston’s hit tracks from the 1992 film soundtrack.
Wearing a black satin suit dress and her platinum blonde hair slicked back, Aguilera opened her performance with a smooth and spot-on a cappella rendition of Houston’s “I Will Always Love You” before transitioning into hits “I
Aguilera’s homage to Whitney Houston went down during Sunday’s ceremony at Los Angeles’ Microsoft Theater, where the on-hiatus Voice coach took to the stage to perform a medley of timeless hits from the movie.
“The movie has become iconic thanks to its soundtrack,” Viola Davis said while introducing Aguilera. “What a voice Whitney had, what an artist. Whitney received 21 AMAs, the most of any female artist in history.
Viola Davis reminded us "it was this week 25 years ago that we all fell in love with Whitney Houston," and then introduced Aguilera, calling her "another singer with a mesmerizing voice," who performed songs from the film's Grammy-winning soundtrack. The fan-favorite medley included some of Houston's biggest hits, including "I Will Always Love You," "I Have Nothing," Run to You" and "I'm Every Woman."
Earlier in the show, host Tracee Ellis Ross...
The 45th edition of the AMAs will broadcast live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday, Nov. 19, at 8 p.m. Et on ABC. But before the show starts, you need a run-down of what to expect on the big night.
Here’s everything you need to know.
The awards show will be a family affair, with Tracee Ellis Ross
Pink and Kelly Clarkson are joining forces to give a much-anticipated performance as openers for the 2017 American Music Awards.
The two stars, whose fan bases have been begging for a collaboration for years, are performing together for the first time.
“I’m a huge fan of Pink,” Clarkson told EW editor-in-chief Henry Goldblatt at the magazine’s A-List event in New York City in November. “I haven’t had the chance yet to work with her. I think if you project it enough, it might happen, right?”
Last week, it
As she’s on the road, Gaga will perform “The Cure” live from her Washington, D.C. tour stop. Jonas will supply a rendition of “Find You” while Mendes — who just took home an armful of MTV EMAs — will sing “There’s Nothing Holdin’ Me Back.”
Mendes is nominated for Favorite Artist in the adult contemporary category, and Lady Gaga is in the
Pink is set to take the stage to perform a show-stopping rendition of the title track from her most recent album, Beautiful Trauma, which debuted in the top spot on the Billboard 200 chart in October.
The 38-year-old singer is no stranger to the AMAs. She first performed at the awards show in 2001 with her hit “Most Girls,” and returned again in 2003 and 2008. Most recently, her 2012 appearance —during which she performed song “Try” — made headlines for the star’s unforgettable acrobatics.
Demi Lovato and Kelly Clarkson will be performing at the awards show later this month, Et can exclusively announce.
Lovato and Clarkson join previously announced performers Bts, Selena Gomez and Christina Aguilera. Gomez's performance will be her first since undergoing her kidney surgery over the summer, and Aguilera will be honoring Whitney Houston and the 25th anniversary of The Bodyguard with a special tribute to the iconic film.
Nominations for the AMAs were revealed on Oct. 12, with Bruno Mars, The Chainsmokers, Drake, Kendrick Lamar and Ed Sheeran all up for Artist of the Year. Mars also leads the nominations with eight nods. Drake, Lamar, Sheeran and The Chainsmokers have a four-way tie for second place.
Related: Christina Aguilera to Honor Whitney Houston at 2017 American Music Awards
The American Music Awards will air live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Nov. 19 at 8 p.m. Et on
ABC and dick clark productions announced on Monday that the 36-year-old singer will pay tribute to the late Whitney Houston and her work in The Bodyguard for the film's upcoming 25th anniversary. The tribute will feature the most memorable tracks from the movie's soundtrack.
"Whitney herself stated in 2001 that Christina Aguilera sang the best version of her song 'Run to You,'" the Estate of Houston said in a statement. "It is with great appreciation and honor that she is returning to participate on the American Music Awards for a special tribute honoring the 25th anniversary of The Bodyguard. Whitney said that Christina is without a doubt one of the best voices she enjoyed in this generation of music. From the Estate of Whitney E. Houston, we thank you with great joy!"
Aguilera released her own statement, exclaiming her appreciation
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