The 7 Best Social Moments of the 2016 AMAs


Between countless memorable performances and an audience (and stage) full of music's biggest names, the 2016 American Music Awards was one for the books. But thanks to artists' love for social media, the AMAs was also one for the Twitter and Instagram pages.

Check out some of the best social media moments of the 2016 AMAs below.

When Chrissy Teigen announced she was going public just to engage with AMA fans (but let the peeps do the work in order to chat with her):

About to go off private to tweet the AMAs! If you are one of the 160,000 pending people, add me in this time! I cannot do it manually --

- christine teigen (@chrissyteigen) November 20, 2016

When Drake and The Weeknd's homeland was recognized (sorry they forgot you, Justin Bieber):

Gotta love when Canadians dominate the American Music Awards. #AMAs

- OXTAIL GAWD (@ThatDudeMCFLY) November 21, 2016

...and Drake put on for his city...



A photo posted by champagnepapi (@champagnepapi) on Nov 20, 2016 at 7:48pm PST

When Lady Gaga showed mad love for Zigi and Selena Gomez:

. @zaynmalik @GiGiHadid have fun tonight u two gorgeous kids! Celebrate you're on top of the world! --❤️--

- xoxo, Joanne (@ladygaga) November 21, 2016

Lady Gaga's reaction after Selena Gomez win at the #AMAs 2016! #JoanneAMAs

- Roman | Lady Gaga (@MisterBroRo) November 21, 2016

When Green Day didn't seem to give AF on the red carpet:

Tonight is THE NIGHT! The 2016 @AMAs are at 8/7c on ABC and trust us, you're going to want to see this. #AMAs

- Green Day (@GreenDay) November 21, 2016

When Ariana Grande was surprised by her beloved grandma:


omg.......... this queen just walked right in ten minutes after my last post to surprise me. my heart. -- I love you.

A photo posted by Ariana Grande (@arianagrande) on Nov 20, 2016 at 2:51pm PST

And last but not least, when Teigen made us realize just how special the AMAs are:

I shaved above the knee today so yes it is a big day today. #AMAs

- christine teigen (@chrissyteigen) November 20, 2016