"This year, more than, perhaps, any other in recent history, we needed the power of music to help us escape the news of the day", Foxx said.
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In addition to having several actual in-person responders honored onstage directly prior to the performance, the two singers were backed by a dramatic photo montage displaying pics of different scenarios where first responders were crucial this year - including such events as shootings, hurricanes, fires, floods, and other natural disasters that have ravaged the country in 2017.
Diana Ross accepts the lifetime achievement award surrounded by friends and family at the American Music Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017, in Los Angeles. It's easy to presume that Pink and Clarkson would knock this duet out of the park, but they also really poured their heart and souls into this performance.
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Lady Gaga, who performed via telecast from a tour stop in Washington D.C., told her fans that "If you feel different, or feel not understood, don't you dare give up on who you are".
Then, he introduced Pink and Clarkson, calling them "two of the world's most powerful voices" - and he's not wrong about that. Pink posted a video to her Instagram account earlier in the week expressing her fears over the gravity-defying performance.
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