American Music Awards 2017: 10 Best, Worst and Most WTF Moments

Diana Ross' family affair, Pink and Kelly Clarkson's gravity-defying voices, BTS' American television debut and more big moments from the 2017 AMAs.

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BEST: BTS bring choreography back to the boy-band world
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BEST: BTS bring choreography back to the boy-band world

Korean boy band BTS' American television debut was definitely the night's most hyped moment – the producers shrewdly placed them right near the end of the show, and imported a phalanx of young women to freak out over the septet's performance of the hyperactive, shape-shifting "DNA." In the years since One Direction (who were represented by affable New Artist of the Year winner Niall Horan) split up, the boy band void has been palpably felt; BTS' synchronized moves and the lovelorn lyrics of "DNA" make them feel like a bit of a throwback to the TRL era, but their forward-thinking music, which borrows from Kpop's meticulously detailed sonics and hip-hop's spaced-out beats, places them ahead of the late-2010s' pop pack.  

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