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American Music Awards

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by MarkMgibson, Nov 18, 2012.

  1. Is anyone watching this drivel? It's more about dancing than music. In fact, I've hardly seen a musical instrument yet. A sad state of affairs indeed - I feel sorry for kids today if these wankers are the pinnacle of popular music.

    Rock & Roll R.I.P.
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  2. two fingers

    two fingers Opinionated blowhard. But not mad about it. Gold Supporting Member

    Feb 7, 2005
    Eastern NC USA
    I always DVR and look for good stuff (usually a couple of minutes) via fast forward.
  3. joebar


    Jan 10, 2010
    this time i completely agree with you:D
  4. GregC

    GregC Johnny and Joe Gold Supporting Member

    Jan 19, 2007
    The American Music Awards' sole function, near as I can tell, is to make the Grammys look legitimate by comparison.:rollno:
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  5. letsrumble


    May 23, 2010
    S.S.D.D. I swear it's the same bunch of acts over and over and over...
  6. Peace Cee

    Peace Cee

    Feb 9, 2011
    The American Music Awards? They're freaking awesome! This the pinnacle of contemporary talent and musicianship! We should thank these people for sharing with us their amazingness. Get with it guys gah!:bassist:
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  7. But don't forget to thank God. I'm sure the Creator is deeply concerned with who wins a pointy statue.
  8. Hevy T

    Hevy T Supporting Member

    Jan 11, 2011
    Lethbridge, AB Canada
    I said to my wife tonight during the number with the telephone booths. "Boy looks like the 60's with all of those mini skirts. Too bad the collective talent of the whole show doesn't equal that of Ringo Starr" Then I went out and got a coffee and started to practice my bass to assure me that music still exists
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  9. Unprofessional


    Mar 5, 2012
    You must be into pain. You knew what you were going to get when you tuned in.
  10. Richland123


    Apr 17, 2009
    That is a great statement and observation.

    I had no desire to watch the AMAs. I watched the Steelers and Ravens Football game and then The Walking Dead. Much more entertaining.
  11. Yeah, that's true enough. I should have burned myself with cigarettes instead; it would have been much less painful.
  12. Tupac


    May 5, 2011
  13. Kid Rock on GMA was a good reminder there are still great bands workin' in America. Bass player was using an Ashdown. Taylor Swift and Justin Bieber need to listen to Kid Rock to see how it should be done!
  14. Rockbassist4


    Oct 13, 2012
    It is for these reasons that I never watch award shows.
  15. GregC

    GregC Johnny and Joe Gold Supporting Member

    Jan 19, 2007
    I heard later that Liinkin Park beat the Black Keys for "Best Alternative Band". Leaving aside the lameness of the category and the awkward fit of these two bands within it, I had to laugh that that emo+bad rap band is still around and that people would vote for them over the Black Keys.
  16. Yeah, Linkin Park performed as well. Seriously lame. You're not wrong about some of these categories, especially the Soul/R&B awards: Usher, Beyonce and Rihanna. Not exactly my idea of Rhythm & Blues (except I have no idea who Rihanna is).
  17. Smokin' Toaster

    Smokin' Toaster Supporting Member

    Kid Rock = great band?!?!? Surely you meant to type GRATE, not great, because they do grate on my eardrums for the few seconds until I can reach the remote or off button. I'd rather hear someone drag a metal rake across concrete.

    EDIT - Oh WAIT!! The bass player was using an Ashdown? Forget what I said, that's a great band!! :rollno:
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  18. Richland123


    Apr 17, 2009
  19. Killed_by_Death

    Killed_by_Death Snaggletooth

    Jan 2, 2015
    heart of darkness
    I know this is a zombie, but it's on the same subject, just a few years later.

    I was surprised they brought "bitch betta have my money" into the mix for the opening performance.
  20. Is Meghan Trainor still a thing?