The 43rd Annual American Music Awards was held at Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California, US and was broadcasted on ABC.
Show host – Jennifer Lopez
- Pop star Taylor Swift emerged as the winner at the American Music Awards by bagging three top prizes— song of the year for “Blank Space”, favourite pop/rock album for “1989” and favourite adult contemporary artist.
- Other big winners included boy band One Direction, who clinched favourite pop/rock band, duo or group and artiste of the Year.
|Artist of the Year||One Direction|
|New Artist of the Year||Sam Hunt|
|Song of the Year||Blank Space – Taylor Swift|
|Favorite Pop/Rock Male Artist||Ed Sheeran|
|Favorite Pop/Rock Female Artist||Ariana Grande|
|Favourite pop/rock band, duo or group||One Direction|
|Favorite Pop/Rock Album||1989 – Taylor Swift|
|Favorite Country Male Artist||Luke Bryan|
|Favorite Country Female Artist||Carrie Underwood|
|Favorite Country Album||Anything Goes – Florida Georgia Line|
|Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Artist||Nicki Minaj|
|Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Album||The Pinkprint – Nicki Minaj|
|Favorite Soul/R&B Male Artist||The Weeknd|
|Favorite Soul/R&B Female Artist||Rihanna|
|Favorite Soul/R&B Album||Beauty Behind the Madness – The Weeknd|
|Favorite Adult Contemporary Artist||Taylor Swift|
|Favorite Latin Artist||Enrique Iglesias|
|Top Soundtrack||Pitch Perfect 2|
|Collaboration of the Year||Where Are U Now – Jack U featuring Justin Bieber|
|Favorite Contemporary Inspirational Artist||Casting Crowns|
|Favorite EDM Artist||Calvin Harris|
Favourite artist in the electronic dance music category went to DJ Calvin Harris
About American Music Awards
The American Music Awards (AMAs) is an annual American music awards show, created by Dick Clark in 1973 for ABC when the network’s contract to present the Grammy Awards expired.
- These are awarded for outstanding achievements in the record industry chosen in an online voting.