The Best Moments From 40 Years of American Music AwardsGuns N' Roses' profane acceptance speech, Justin and Britney's matching outfits and more
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Dick Clark created the American Music Awards in 1973 as a populist response to the Grammys. While other awards are decided by an organization of music industry employees, the AMAs were designed to reflect the preferences of the music-buying public.
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