Photo Gallery: 2001 American Music Awards
On this day in 2001, the American Music Awards took place, hosted by LL Cool J and Britney Spears.
Janet Jackson took home the Award of Merit, and other winners included Toni Braxton, Brian McKnight, Destiny’s Child, Backstreet Boys and more.
Toni Braxton performed ‘Spanish Guitar’ despite limping after hurting her leg earlier that day. There were also performances by Jessica Simpson, P!nk, Ricky Martin and more.