Published Nov 19, 2017 at 8:34 PM | Updated at 10:18 PM EST on Nov 19, 2017
Kelly Clarkson and Pink kicked off the 2017 American Music Awards paying tribute to those affected this year by hurricanes, gun violence, hate crimes and other tragic events.
Golden Globe-winning "Black-ish" actress Tracee Ellis Ross hosted the AMAs. Ross' mother, iconic entertainer Diana Ross, was honored later in the show with the Lifetime Achievement Award.
Selena Gomez, who had a kidney transplant this year due to her struggle with lupus, performed her latest single, "Wolves." She sang while lying on the floor in a short night gown.
Christina Aguilera sang a medley of Whitney Houston's songs to honor the 25th anniversary of Houston's film, "The Bodyguard." Aguilera sang "Run to You," ''I'm Every Woman," ''I Have Nothing" and "I Will Always Love You."
Kelly Rowland sang along and danced while Demi Lovato performed "Sorry Not Sorry." Keith Urban sang when Shawn Mendes strummed his guitar to "There's Nothing Holding Me Back."
Check out some of the best moments from the show: