The 47th annual American Music Awards (AMAs) took place last night at the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles, California.
Artists get nominated under a few different AMA categories based on their contribution and the rest is left to the public vote.
Legit.ng learnt that the AMAs went down with a bang. Taylor Swift stole the show as she received a whopping six awards, making her the artist with the most AMA wins ever – she was also named the Artist of the Decade!
Ciara was the stunning ”hostess with the mostest while Taylor Swift, Bille Eilish, Shania Twain and a few other lit artists provided the entertainment for the evening.
New girl on the block, Billie Eilish, got Newcomer of the Year while hotties Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello walked away with Collab of the Year.
Each and every artist who took a title deserved it through and through! See the full list of winners below:
ARTIST OF THE YEAR:
NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR:
COLLABORATION OF THE YEAR:
Shawn Mendes & Camila Cabello, “Señorita”
TOUR OF THE YEAR:
FAVOURITE MUSIC VIDEO:
Taylor Swift, “You Need to Calm Down”
FAVOURITE SOCIAL ARTIST:
FAVOURITE MALE ARTIST – POP/ROCK:
FAVOURITE FEMALE ARTIST – POP/ROCK:
FAVORITE DUO OR GROUP – POP/ROCK:
FAVOURITE ALBUM – POP/ROCK:
Taylor Swift, “Lover”
FAVOURITE SONG – POP/ROCK:
Halsey, “Without Me”
FAVOURITE MALE ARTIST – COUNTRY:
FAVOURITE FEMALE ARTIST – COUNTRY:
FAVOURITE DUO/GROUP – COUNTRY:
Dan + Shay
FAVOURITE ALBUM – COUNTRY:
Carrie Underwood, “Cry Pretty”
FAVOURITE SONG – COUNTRY:
Dan + Shay, “Speechless”
FAVOURITE ARTIST – RAP/HIP-HOP:
FAVOURITE ALBUM – RAP/HIP-HOP:
Post Malone, “Hollywood’s Bleeding”
FAVOURITE SONG – RAP/HIP-HOP:
Lil Nas X ft. Billy Ray Cyrus, “Old Town Road”
FAVOURITE MALE ARTIST – SOUL/R&B:
FAVOURITE FEMALE ARTIST – SOUL/R&B:
FAVOURITE ALBUM – SOUL/R&B:
Khalid, “Free Spirit”
FAVOURITE SONG – SOUL/R&B:
FAVOURITE ARTIST – ALTERNATIVE ROCK:
FAVOURITE ARTIST – ADULT CONTEMPORARY:
FAVOURITE ARTIST – LATIN:
FAVOURITE ARTIST – CONTEMPORARY INSPIRATIONAL:
FAVOURITE ARTIST – ELECTRONIC DANCE MUSIC (EDM):
“Bohemian Rhapsody” by Queen
Meanwhile, Taylor Swift, made history after bagging a total of 28 all-time wins at the American Music Awards.
Swift who is only 29 beat legendary pop singer Michael Jackson’s record who in his time, had a total of 24 wins.
The award ceremony featured a grand performance from Swift who was joined on stage by Halsey and Camila Cabello.
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