Afterwards, the kids were replaced by some male dancers, doing fireworks. At the end, the dancers lifted her high up in the air, while she was singing the last notes of the song. According to MTV, Katy Perry's performance was one of the best of the night, because of the pyrotechnics. This year, Katy Perry was nominated in multiple AMA categories, including Favorite Female Artist, Favorite Album and Artist of the Year. But she didn't win.

The American Music Awards is an event, created in 1973 and originally intended to compete with the Grammy Awards. The AMA are a highly anticipated, recognized and rewarded event in the United States. For the fourth consecutive year, votes were posted on the Internet via the website of ABC.