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American Music Awards Winners List

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The American Music Awards took place tonight and Nicki Minaj, The Weeknd and One Direction were all big winners tonight.

Nicki Minaj swept her categories winning two awards for favorite rap/hip-hop artist and favorite rap/hip-hop album for “The Pinkprint.” The Weeknd followed suit with favorite male soul/R&B artist and favorite album in the same category for “Beauty Behind the Madness.”

Then Celine Dion and Jared Leto did a touching tribute for Paris in the wake of the Nov. 13th Terror attacks. The ceremony kicked off with a soulful performance by Jennifer Lopez, followed by Prince presenting the first win to the Weeknd. Here is the list of winners below:

NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR PRESENTED BY KOHL’S

  • Fetty Wap
  • Sam Hunt
  • Tove Lo
  • Walk The Moon
  • The Weeknd

SONG OF THE YEAR

  • Wiz Khalifa, featuring Charlie Puth, “See You Again”
  • Mark Ronson, featuring Bruno Mars, “Uptown Funk!”
  • Ed Sheeran, “Thinking Out Loud”
  • Taylor Swift, “Blank Space”
  • The Weeknd, “Can’t Feel My Face”

COLLABORATION OF THE YEAR UN-LEASHED BY T-MOBILE

  • Wiz Khalifa, featuring Charlie Puth, “See You Again”
  • Rihanna & Kanye West, featuring Paul McCartney, “FourFiveSeconds”
  • Mark Ronson, featuring Bruno Mars, “Uptown Funk!”
  • Skrillex & Diplo, featuring Justin Bieber, “Where Are Ü Now”
  • Taylor Swift, featuring Kendrick Lamar, “Bad Blood”

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – POP/ROCK

  • Nick Jonas
  • Ed Sheeran
  • Sam Smith

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – POP/ROCK

  • Ariana Grande
  • Taylor Swift
  • Meghan Trainor

 FAVORITE DUO OR GROUP – POP/ROCK

  • Maroon 5
  • One Direction
  • Walk The Moon

FAVORITE ALBUM – POP/ROCK

  • Ed Sheeran, “x”
  • Sam Smith, “In the Lonely Hour”
  • Taylor Swift, “1989”

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – COUNTRY

  • Jason Aldean
  • Luke Bryan
  • Sam Hunt

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – COUNTRY

  • Kelsea Ballerini
  • Miranda Lambert
  • Carrie Underwood

FAVORITE DUO or GROUP – COUNTRY

  • Zac Brown Band
  • Florida Georgia Line
  • Little Big Town

FAVORITE ALBUM – COUNTRY

  • Jason Aldean, “Old Boots, New Dirt”
  • Florida Georgia Line, “Anything Goes”
  • Sam Hunt, “Montevallo”

FAVORITE ARTIST – RAP/HIP-HOP

  • Drake
  • Fetty Wap
  • Nicki Minaj

FAVORITE ALBUM – RAP/HIP-HOP

  • J. Cole, “2014 Forest Hills Drive”
  • Drake, “If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late”
  • Nicki Minaj, “The Pinkprint”

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – SOUL/R&B

  • Chris Brown
  • Trey Songz
  • The Weeknd

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – SOUL/R&B

  • Beyoncé
  • Mary J. Blige
  • Rihanna

FAVORITE ALBUM – SOUL/R&B

  • Chris Brown, “X”
  • D’Angelo and the Vanguard, “Black Messiah”
  • The Weeknd, “Beauty Behind the Madness”

FAVORITE ARTIST – ALTERNATIVE ROCK

  • Fall Out Boy
  • Hozier
  • Walk the Moon

FAVORITE ARTIST – ADULT CONTEMPORARY

  • Ed Sheeran
  • Taylor Swift
  • Meghan Trainor

FAVORITE ARTIST – LATIN

  • Enrique Iglesias
  • Ricky Martin
  • Romeo Santos

FAVORITE ARTIST – CONTEMPORARY INSPIRATIONAL

  • Casting Crowns
  • Hillsong United
  • MercyMe

FAVORITE ARTIST – ELECTRONIC DANCE MUSIC (EDM)

  • Calvin Harris
  • David Guetta
  • Zedd

TOP SOUNDTRACK

  • “Fifty Shades of Grey”
  • “Empire: Original Soundtrack From Season 1”
  • “Pitch Perfect 2”

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