Whether it was Selena Gomez’s heartfelt acceptance speech or all of the slayage on the red carpet. The American Music Awards was something you did not want to miss. Host by Gigi Hidi & Jay Pharoah on Novemember 20,2016 on ABC this year’s awards was epic. Mr. Aubrey “DRAKE” Graham led the night with 13 nominations & Dj Khaled’s Single “Do You Mind” ft August Alsina, Nicki Minaj, Rick Ross & Future hitting #1 on the charts this night was full of surprises. Rick Ross announced his plan to release a new album. While Bruno Mars opened up the show with his smash hit ” 24k Magic”, We also received performances from DRAKE, JUSTIN BEBIER, GREEN DAY, ARIANA GRANDE & NICKI MINAJ. Nicki hit the AMA stage no once but twice in collaboration with Arianna Grande to perform their single “Side By Side. , then again popped back out with Dj Khaled & Friends.



Artist of the Year:

Nominees: Justin Bieber, Ariana Grande, Rihanna, Selena Gomez, and Carrie Underwood.

 Winner: Ariana Grande

New artist of the Year:

Nominees: Alessia Cara, Zayn, DNCE, Shawn Mendes and The Chainsmokers.

Winner: Zayn

Collab of the Year: 

Nominees: The Chainsmokers feat. Daya with “Don’t Let Me Down,” Drake feat. Wizkid and Kyla with “One Dance,” Fifth Harmony feat. Ty Dolla $ign with “Work From Home,” Rihanna and Drake with “Work,” and Meghan Trainor feat. John Legend for “Like I’m Gonna Lose You.”

Winner: Fifth Harmony and Ty Dolla $ign


Tour of The Year:

Nominees: Beyonce, Madonna and Bruce Springsteen

Winner: Beyonce, Formation World Tour

Video of the Year:

Nominees: Desiigner’s hit “Panda,” Bieber’s hit “Sorry,” and Rihanna and Drake’s banger, “Work.”

Winner: Rihanna & Drake, “Work”

Favorite Male Pop/Rock: 

Nominees: Drake, The Weeknd and Justin Bieber.

Winner: Justin Bieber


Favorite Female Pop/Rock:

Nominees: Adele, Selena Gomez, Rihanna

Winner: Selena Gomez

Favorite Duo/Group, Pop/Rock:

Nominees: The Chainsmokers, DNCE, Twenty-One Pilots

Winner: Twenty-One Pilots

Favorite Album, Pop/Rock:

Nominees: Adele “25,” Justin Bieber “Purpose,” Drake “Views”

Winner: “Purpose,” Justin Bieber

Favorite Song, Pop/Rock:

Nominees: “Hello,” Adele, “One Dance,” Drake feat. Wizkid and Kyla, “Love Yourself,” Justin Bieber

Winner: Justin Bieber, “Love Yourself


Favorite Male Country Artist:

Nominees: Blake Shelton, Luke Bryan, Thomas Rhett

Winner: Blake Shelton

Favorite Female Country Artist:

Nominees: Carrie Underwood, Cam, Kelsea Ballerini

Winner: CarrieUnder wood

Favorite Country Duo/Group:

Nominees: Florida Georgia Line, Old Dominion, Zac Brown Band

Winner: Florida Georgia Line

Favorite Country Album:

Nominees: Carrie Underwood, “Storyteller,” Luke bryan, “Kill the Lights,” Chris Stapelton, “Traveller”

Winner: Carrie Underwood, “Storyteller”

Favorite Country Song:

Nominees: Thomas Rhett, “Die a Happy Man,” Florida Georgia Line, “H.O.L.Y.” Tim McGraw, “Humble and Kind”

Winner: Tim McGraw, “Humble and Kind”

Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Artist:

Nominees: Drake, Fetty Wap,Future

Winner: Drake


Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Album: 

Nominees: Drake & Future, “What a Time to Be Alive,” Drake, “Views,” Fetty Wap, “Fetty Wap”

Winner: Drake, “Views”

Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Song:

Nominees: Desiigner, “Panda,” Drake, “Hotline Bling,” Fetty Wap, “679”

Winner: Drake, “Hotline Bling,”

Favorite Soul/R&B Male Artist:

Nominees: Bryson Tiller, Chris Brown, The Weeknd

Winner: Chris Brown


Favorite Soul/R&B Female Artist:

Nominees: Beyonce, Janet Jackson, Rihanna

Winner: Rihanna

Favorite Soul/R&B Album:

Nominees: Beyoncé, “Lemonade”, Rihanna, “Anti,” Bryson Tiller, “T R A P S O U L”

Winner: Rihanna, “Anti”

Favorite Soul/R&B Song:

Nominees: Drake Featuring Wizkid & Kyla, “One Dance,”Rihanna Featuring Drake, “Work,” Bryson Tiller, “Don’t”

Winner: Rihanna Featuring Drake, “Work,


Favorite Alternative Rock Artist:

Nominees: Coldplay, Twenty-One Pilots, X Ambassadors

Winner: Twenty-One Pilots

Favorite Adult Contemporary Artist:

Nominees: Adele, Meghan Trainor, Rachel Platten

Winner: Adele

Favorite Latin Artist:

Nominees: J Balvin, Enrique Iglesias, Nicky Jam

Winner: Enrique Iglesias

Favorite Contemporary Inspirational Artist:

Nominees: Lauren Daigle, Hillsong UNITED, Chris Tomlin

Winner: Hillsong UNITED

Favorite EDM Artist:

Nominees: Major LAzer, Calvin Harris, The Chainsmokers

Winner: The Chainsmokers

Top Soundtrack:

Nominees: Purple Rain, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Suicide Squad: The Album

Winner: Purple Rain

Some of Our Favorite Red Carpet Looks From Last Night



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