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As the host of the AMAs, Mr. Worldwide isn’t going to make anyone forget Golden Globes hosts Amy Poehler and Tina Fey, but he did exactly what he needed to do and he did it well: he was his genial, easy-going charming self and he appealed to the Latin audience. Yes, the twerking demonstration at the beginning was a bit much, but he has been shouting from the rooftops that twerking has been going on in Miami long before Miley Cyrus got into the act, so that may be a point of pride for him. And while not everyone liked his performance with Ke$ha (see worsts), he brings a certain swagger to the song.
- Melinda Newman