Justin Bieber, Usher, Taylor Swift, Pink and the Black Eyed Peas had big nights at Sunday’s American Music Awards, and their enthusiasm was palpable before and after the show in exclusive interviews with Rolling Stone.
“I won five times tonight,” Usher says after the show, actually under-counting the combination of his two wins and protégé Justin Bieber’s four. “I’m super-duper gassed, happy, I couldn’t ask for a better night.”
As Miley Cyrus, Pink, Swift, Nicki Minaj, Mike Posner, Natasha Bedingfield, Gavin Rossdale, Christina Milian, New Kids on the Block, Glee‘s Darren Criss and many others walk the red carpet before the show, the Band Perry’s Kimberly Perry reveals who she is most excited to see perform.
“When I was 9 years old I went to my very first concert — NKOTB — so I’m excited to see them perform.”