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One Direction, Iggy Azalea shine at 2014 AMAs

Niall Horan, from left, Liam Payne, Zayn Malik, Louis Tomlinson and Harry Styles, of One Direction, pose in the press room with the awards for artist of the year, favorite pop/rock album for “Midnight Memories” and pop/rock band, duo or group at the 42nd annual American Music Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

One Direction won three honors at the American Music Awards, including artist of the year over powerhouse acts like Beyonce and Luke Bryan, while breakthrough newcomer Iggy Azalea beat out heavyweights Eminem and Drake in the rap categories.

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Iggy Azalea, Taylor Swift set for 2014 AMAs

Liam Payne, from left, Louis Tomlinson, Zayn Malik, Niall Horan and Harry Styles of the musical group One Direction accept the award for favorite pop/rock album for “Midnight Memories” on stage at the 42nd annual American Music Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)

American girls love British boys: One Direction won artist of the year at the American Music Awards, taking home three honors and was the night’s big winner next to Katy Perry, who didn’t attend the show.

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Katy Perry to perform at Super Bowl halftime show

In this Sept. 16, 2014 file photo, Katy Perry performs on stage at "The Prismatic World Tour" at the Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Will Katy Perry be a firework at the Super Bowl? Will she show them what she’s worth? Will she let her colors burst?

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Cavaliers ‘in the dark,’ fall 91-78 to Wizards

Washington Wizards guard John Wall (2) shoots in front of Cleveland Cavaliers guard Joe Harris (12) in the first half of an NBA basketball game, Friday, Nov. 21, 2014, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

WASHINGTON (AP) — LeBron James lost the battle for an offensive rebound and stewed in frustration while everyone else ran downcourt, leaving his Cleveland Cavaliers teammates to defend 4-on-5 at the other end while the game was still in the balance in the fourth quarter.

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Swift to receive Dick Clark award for excellence

In this Oct. 30, 2014 file photo, Taylor Swift performs on ABC's "Good Morning America" in Times Square in New York. Swift is getting a special, and new, award from the American Music Awards. Dick Clark productions announced Friday, Nov. 21, 2014 that Swift would receive the Dick Clark Award for Excellence at Sunday’s show. Swift is receiving the honor for her record-setting sales. Titled “1989,” her fifth album that was released last month, became the singer’s third album to sell more than 1 million units in its debut week. (Photo by Greg Allen/Invision/AP)

NEW YORK (AP) — Taylor Swift is getting a special — and new — award from the American Music Awards.

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