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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Best: Waka Flocka Flame's High-Minded Commercial

Best: Waka Flocka Flame's High-Minded Commercial

No, we didn't all have a mass hallucination last night. The AMAs offered a surprise nestled between a Gap ad and a Lincoln commercial: an is-it-real-or-is-it-fake spot for Pine Bros. throat lozenges starring throat-shredding rapper Waka Flocka Flame. Surrounded by billows of smoke, the rapper extolled the virtues of soothing his vocal cords. Trying to avoid breaking into laughter, Waka played it straight: "So the next time you need some throat relief" — dramatic pause — "for whatever reason, take your Pine Bros." 

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