It was said that Justin Bieber, Post Malone, Roddy Ricch, Taylor Swift and The Weeknd will fight it out for Artist of the Year at the 2020 American Music Awards. … Dan + Say, Lewis Capaldi and Machine Gun Kelly will have their AMAs performance debuts. Last night Taylor Swift topped the American Music Awards, which aired on ABC Sunday night, breaking the record for most AMA wins of all time with 29, winning a total of six trophies tonight including Artist of the Decade and Artist of the Year.  The “world’s largest fan-voted awards show,” hosted by Taraji P. Henson from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, had a small in-person audience “from the same families” and were assured to have all been COVID-tested.

The show opened with a performance of Justin Bieber and Shawn Mendes’ ‘Monster’.

The Weeknd closed down the streets with the live debut of ‘Save Your Tears. Billie Eilish  performed her latest single, ‘Therefore I Am,’ with Finneas. 

elebrating its 20th anniversary this year, Nelly performed a medley of songs from his acclaimed album, Country Grammar. Dua Lipa transformed London’s Royal Albert Hall into a disco lounge for her performance of ‘Levitating’.

The list of the winners: 

ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Justin Bieber

Post Malone

Roddy Ricch

Winner: Taylor Swift

The Weeknd

 

NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Lewis Capaldi

Winner: Doja Cat

DaBaby

Lil Baby

Roddy Ricch

Megan Thee Stallion

 

COLLABORATION OF THE YEAR

Cardi B ft. Megan Thee Stallion, “WAP”

DaBaby ft. Roddy Ricch, “Rockstar”

Winner: Dan + Shay with Justin Bieber, “10,000 Hours”

Lady Gaga & Ariana Grande, “Rain On Me”

Megan Thee Stallion ft. Beyoncé, “Savage Remix”

 

FAVORITE SOCIAL ARTIST

Winner: BTS

Billie Eilish

EXO

Ariana Grande

NCT 127

 

FAVORITE MUSIC VIDEO

Doja Cat, “Say So”

Future ft. Drake, “Life Is Good”

Lady Gaga & Ariana Grande, “Rain On Me”

Winner: Taylor Swift, “cardigan”

The Weeknd, “Blinding Lights”

 

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST — POP/ROCK

Winner: Justin Bieber

Post Malone

The Weeknd

 

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST — POP/ROCK

Dua Lipa

Lady Gaga

Winner: Taylor Swift

 

FAVORITE DUO OR GROUP — POP/ROCK

Winner: BTS

Jonas Brothers

Maroon 5

 

FAVORITE ALBUM — POP/ROCK

Winner: Harry Styles, “Fine Line”

Taylor Swift, “folklore”

The Weeknd, “After Hours”

 

FAVORITE SONG — POP/ROCK

Lewis Capaldi, “Someone You Loved”

Winner: Dua Lipa, “Don’t Start Now”

Post Malone, “Circles”

Roddy Ricch, “The Box”

The Weeknd, “Blinding Lights”

 

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST — COUNTRY

Winner: Kane Brown

Luke Combs

Morgan Wallen

 

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST — COUNTRY

Gabby Barrett

Miranda Lambert

Winner: Maren Morris

 

FAVORITE DUO OR GROUP — COUNTRY

Winner: Dan + Shay

Florida Georgia Line

Old Dominion

 

FAVORITE ALBUM — COUNTRY

Luke Combs, “What You See Is What You Get”

Winner: Blake Shelton, “Fully Loaded: God’s Country”

Morgan Wallen, “If I Know Me”

 

FAVORITE SONG — COUNTRY

Winner: Dan + Shay with Justin Bieber, “10,000 Hours”

Maren Morris, “The Bones”

Blake Shelton (Duet with Gwen Stefani), “Nobody But You”

 

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST — RAP/HIP-HOP

DaBaby

Winner: Juice WRLD

Roddy Ricch

 

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST — RAP/HIP-HOP

Cardi B

Winner: Nicki Minaj

Megan Thee Stallion

 

FAVORITE ALBUM — RAP/HIP-HOP

Lil Baby, “My Turn”

Lil Uzi Vert, “Eternal Atake”

Winner: Roddy Ricch, “Please Excuse Me For Being Antisocial”

 

FAVORITE SONG — RAP/HIP-HOP

Winner: Cardi B ft. Megan Thee Stallion, “WAP”

DaBaby ft. Roddy Ricch, “Rockstar”

Roddy Ricch “The Box”

 

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST — SOUL/R&B

Chris Brown

John Legend

Winner: The Weeknd

 

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST — SOUL/R&B

Jhene Aiko

Winner: Doja Cat

Summer Walker

 

FAVORITE ALBUM — SOUL/R&B

Doja Cat, “Hot Pink”

Summer Walker, “Over It”

Winner: The Weeknd, “After Hours”

 

FAVORITE SONG — LATIN

Bad Bunny, “Vete”

Black Eyed Peas X J Balvin, “RITMO (Bad Boys For Life)”

Winner: KAROL G & Nicki Minaj, “Tusa”

 

FAVORITE ARTIST — ALTERNATIVE ROCK

Billie Eilish

Tame Impala

Winner: twenty one pilots

 

FAVORITE ARTIST — ADULT CONTEMPORARY

Lewis Capaldi

Winner: Jonas Brothers

Maroon 5

 

FAVORITE ARTIST — CONTEMPORARY INSPIRATIONAL

Winner: Lauren Daigle

for KING & COUNTRY

Kanye West

 

FAVORITE ARTIST — ELECTRONIC DANCE MUSIC (EDM)

Kygo

Winner: Lady Gaga

Marshmello

 

By: Olejniczak Sadik