American Music Awards 2014's 20 Best and Worst Moments

The verdict on Taylor Swift, One Direction, 5SOS and everything from Pitbull's "Fireball" to Waka Flocka Flame

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Worst: Lil Wayne's Fiery Flop
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Worst: Lil Wayne's Fiery Flop

How the mighty have fallen: When he wasn't being silenced by the censors and staring at Christina Milian behind his dark shades, Weezy mumbled about R. Kelly and warbled off-key. It was hard to believe this was once the most innovative MC in hip-hop, mugging in front of giant screens projecting fake fires (song title: "Start a Fire") and meandering around the stage like a lost child. It's pretty clear the plan for this performance was "we don't have a plan," and the song wasn't good enough to stand up on its own. If this is the best Tha Carter V has to offer, we could stand to wait a little longer for Lil Wayne's long-awaited new LP.

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