American Music Awards 2013: Performances Round-Up

25 November 2013, 10:21 | Updated: 4 December 2017, 11:10

Miley Cyrus American Music Awards 2013

Miley Cyrus, Lady Gaga, Rihanna, and Justin Timberlake were all seen on-stage at last night's big event.

Miley Cyrus was once again one of the most talked about performers at last night's American Music Awards 2013 by delivering a rendition of her hit 'Wrecking Ball' complete with a giant virtual cat on screen behind her.

WATCH: Miley Cyrus perform 'Wrecking Ball' at the AMAs 2013 below:

It was less about controversy for the singer as her antics were kept low-key with just the memorable feline joining her during a unique performances.
The show was opened by Katy Perry who donned full Geisha attire for her performance of latest single 'Unconditionally'.

WATCH: Katy Perry perform 'Unconditionally' at the AMAs 2013 below:

Justin Timberlake, who was among the big winners of the night, also gave a live outing to one of his latest songs 'Drink You Away'.

WATCH: Justin Timbelake perform 'Drink You Away' at the AMAs 2013 below:

As well as collecting the first ever Icon prize (presented to her by her mother), Rihanna gave a triumphant performance of her smash hit 'Diamonds'.

WATCH: Rihanna's performance of 'Diamonds' at the AMAs 2013 below:

Lady Gaga and R. Kelly headed to the Oval Office for a steamy rendition of 'Do What U Want' at the AMAs – attempting to match the spectacle of their recent SNL duet of the track.

WATCH: Lady Gaga and R. Kelly's performance of 'Do What U Want' at the AMAs 2013 below:

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis won two awards at the event and gave a memorable and visually stunning performance of 'Can't Hold Us' . 

WATCH: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis' rendition of Can't Hold Us' at the AMAs 2013:

They were seen performing the track on The X Factor earlier in the evening, but One Direction were also on stage at the AMAs 2013 to deliver their new ballad 'Story Of My Life'.

WATCH: One Direction perform new single 'Story Of My Life' at the AMAs 2013 below:

> AMAs 2013 Full Winners List