2014 is coming to an end, and the American Music Awards (AMA’s) had just announced their take on this year’s best musical offerings. This year the show was hosted by Miami rapper Pitbull and took place at the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles. Watch the performance by artists such as A$AP Rocky, YG, Lil’ Wayne, The Weeknd, Sam Smith, Lorde, Charli XCX, Skylar Grey, and many others. Also — on that controversy tip — be on the lookout for several surprising announcements that are causing mad buzz, such as Iggy Azalea’s victory over nominees Drake and Eminem for both the favorite hip hop/rap album and artist awards. Check out some of the notable performances below.