Portugal. The Man, the rock band with roots in Wasilla, performed its mega-hit “Feel It Still” on national television at the American Music Awards on Sunday in Los Angeles.
It was the band's first-ever performance at the annual awards show.
Portugal. The Man, now based in Portland, Oregon, opened Sunday night with a backdrop that read: "No computers up here, just live instruments." When the performance ended, another message appeared: "Meet us at Wilshire Blvd after the show, drinks on us."
Billboard called Portugal. The Man's performance one of the 10 best moments of the show.
Time magazine described "Feel It Still" in a recent article as a "platinum-certified alt-rock mega-hit." Lead singer John Gourley, a Wasilla High dropout, "cobbled together 'Feel It Still' on a whim" in 45 minutes, the magazine reported.
Did you miss the award show? You can watch the Portugal. The Man's full performance here.