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An absent Taylor Swift topped Sunday's American Music Awards, winning three prizes. The singer took home favorite adult contemporary artist, favorite pop/rock album for 1989 and song of the year for "Blank Space." For the second year in a row, One Direction won the top prize, artist of the year. The ... Read More > Other Links From TVGuide.com Taylor Swift This article, Taylor Swift, One Direction Lead American Music Awards Winners, originally appeared on TVGuide.com.
Celine Dion on Sunday led the music industry in an emotional tribute to the victims of the Paris attacks, as the American Music Awards heard appeals for a peaceful world. The Canadian singer sang Edith Piaf's classic "Hymne a l'Amour" ("Hymn to Love") in French at the star-studded ceremony in Los Angeles, which went ahead barely a week after the assault on a concert hall and other civilian targets across Paris. In front of a screen flashing images of Paris that culminated with the Eiffel Tower in the French flag's tricolor, Dion sang the song of lost love as some members of the audience were seen in tears.
By Piya Sinha-Roy LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Taylor Swift may be heading into Sunday's American Music Awards (AMAs) with six nominations, but all eyes will be on the stage as stars including One Direction, Justin Bieber and even the film "Star Wars" deliver highly anticipated performances. British boy band One Direction, last year's top winners with three AMAs accolades, will perform from their hit new album "Made in the A.M." as well as competing for two categories, including the night's top prize for artist of the year. A cappella group Pentatonix will perform John Williams' "Star Wars" score with a full symphony, building yet more buzz for the anticipated new film "The Force Awakens," out next month.