2016 American Music Awards: Top Moments, Best Red Carpet Looks

From Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj's joint performance to stars getting political, Selena Gomez's heartfelt award acceptance speech and the best of the red carpet, check out these photos from the 2016 American Music Awards.

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Ariana Grande, third from left, and Nicki Minaj, second from right, perform "Side To Side"at the American Music Awards.
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Model Chrissy Teigen attends the 2016 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on Nov. 20, 2016, in Los Angeles, California.
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Singer Selena Gomez accepts Favorite Pop/Rock Female Artist onstage during the 2016 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 20, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. "I think it's safe to say that most of you know a lot of my life whether I liked it or not, and I had to stop, 'cause I had everything, and I was absolutely broken inside. And I kept it all together to where I never let you down. But I kept it too much together where I let myself down," said Gomez, who recently took time off to treat depression and anxiety. "I don't want to see your bodies on Instagram. I want to see what's in here," she said while pointing to her heart.
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Ariana Grande, foreground left, and Nicki Minaj perform "Side To Side" at the American Music Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday, Nov. 20, 2016, in Los Angeles.
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Hosts Gigi Hadid, left, and Jay Pharoah appear at the American Music Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday, Nov. 20, 2016, in Los Angeles. "I love my husband, President Barack Obama, and our children, Sasha and Malia," Hadid said at one point, mocking Melania Trump.
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Drake accepts the award for favorite album rap/hip-hop for "Views" at the American Music Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday, Nov. 20, 2016, in Los Angeles.
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Billie Joe Armstrong, of Green Day, performs "Bang Bang" at the American Music Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday, Nov. 20, 2016, in Los Angeles. "No KKK, no fascist USA, no Trump," he sang.
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Tyler Joseph of Twenty One Pilots performs a medley at the American Music Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday, Nov. 20, 2016, in Los Angeles.
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Musicians Mike Dirnt, Billie Joe Armstrong and Tré Cool of Green Day attends the 2016 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on Nov. 20, 2016, in Los Angeles, California.
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John Legend performs "Love Me Now"at the American Music Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday, Nov. 20, 2016, in Los Angeles.
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Taraji P. Henson arrives at the American Music Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday, Nov. 20, 2016, in Los Angeles.
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TJ Miller, left, and Olivia Munn present the award for favorite country song at the American Music Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday, Nov. 20, 2016, in Los Angeles.
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Bruno Mars, center, performs "24K Magic" at the American Music Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday, Nov. 20, 2016, in Los Angeles.
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James Bay performs "Let It Go" at the American Music Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday, Nov. 20, 2016, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)
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Selena Gomez arrives at the American Music Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday, Nov. 20, 2016, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
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Lady Gaga arrives at the American Music Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday, Nov. 20, 2016, in Los Angeles.
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Chrissy Teigen, left, and John Legend arrive at the American Music Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday, Nov. 20, 2016, in Los Angeles.
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Lauren Jauregui, Dinah Jane, Ally Brooke, Camila Cabello, and Normani Kordei of Fifth Harmony, perform "That's My Girl" at the American Music Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday, Nov. 20, 2016, in Los Angeles.
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Karlie Kloss arrives at the American Music Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday, Nov. 20, 2016, in Los Angeles.
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Ariana Grande arrives at the American Music Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday, Nov. 20, 2016, in Los Angeles.
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Idina Menzel arrives at the American Music Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday, Nov. 20, 2016, in Los Angeles.
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DJ Khaled arrives at the American Music Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday, Nov. 20, 2016, in Los Angeles.
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Model Hannah Davis attends the 2016 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 20, 2016 in Los Angeles, California.
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Janelle Monae arrives at the American Music Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday, Nov. 20, 2016, in Los Angeles.
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Sting performs a medley at the American Music Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday, Nov. 20, 2016, in Los Angeles. "American music lit the musical spark in my young mind," the English singer said after his performance. "My musical soul is all American!"
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TV personality Heidi Klum attends the 2016 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 20, 2016 in Los Angeles, California.
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Actress Teyana Taylor attends the 2016 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 20, 2016 in Los Angeles, California.
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Tyka Nelson accepts the award for top soundtrack for "Purple Rain" on behalf of her brother Prince at the American Music Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday, Nov. 20, 2016, in Los Angeles. "We'll keep this for you at Paisley Park until we see you again," she said. "This is for you."
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Gigi Hadid arrives at the American Music Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday, Nov. 20, 2016, in Los Angeles.
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Keke Palmer arrives at the American Music Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday, Nov. 20, 2016, in Los Angeles.
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Jenny McCarthy, left, and Donnie Wahlberg arrive at the American Music Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday, Nov. 20, 2016, in Los Angeles.
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