American Music Awards 2014: The Full List Of Winners
The 42nd annual American Music Awards kicked off tonight (November 23) live from Los Angeles’ Nokia Theatre, with awards given out to some of our favorite (and biggest) musicians of the year!
One Direction turned out to be the night’s major winners, as the cute British lads took home three awards for Favorite Band, Duo or Group; Favorite Pop/Rock Album with Midnight Memories and Artist of the Year! “Beg For It” rapstress Iggy Azalea won Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Artist and Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Album for The New Classic. “Blank Space” diva, a.ka. Taylor Swift, won the most prestigious award, with the legendary Diana Ross presenting her with the first-ever Dick Clark Award of Excellence!
Other highlights included everyone’s favorite crooner Sam Smith winning Favorite Pop/Rock Male Artist, Katy Perry nagging Favorite Pop/Rock Female Artist and 5 Seconds Of Summer proving their escalating popularity with the younger generation with their New Artist of the Year win.
View the list of winners from this year’s American Music Awards after the jump!
FAVORITE POP/ROCK BAND, DUO OR GROUP — One Direction
FAVORITE RAP/HIP-HOP ALBUM — Iggy Azalea, The New Classic
FAVORITE LATIN ARTIST — Enrique Iglesias
FAVORITE POP/ROCK MALE ARTIST — Sam Smith
FAVORITE MALE COUNTRY ARTIST — Luke Bryan
FAVORITE FEMALE COUNTRY ARTIST — Carrie Underwood
FAVORITE COUNTRY BAND, DUO OR GROUP — Florida Georgia Line
FAVORITE POP/ROCK ALBUM — One Direction, Midnight Memories
FAVORITE POP/ROCK FEMALE ARTIST — Katy Perry
FAVORITE ALTERNATIVE ROCK ARIST — Imagine Dragons
NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR PRESENTED BY KOHL’S — 5 Seconds Of Summer
FAVORITE RAP/HIP-HOP ARTIST — Iggy Azalea
FAVORITE COUNTRY ALBUM — Brantley Gilbert, Just As I Am
SINGLE OF THE YEAR — Katy Perry featuring Juicy J, “Dark Horse”
FAVORITE SOUL/R&B MALE ARTIST — Chris Brown
FAVORITE SOUL/R&B FEMALE ARTIST — Beyonce
FAVORITE SOUL/R&B ALBUM — Beyonce, BEYONCE
FAVORITE ADULT CONTEMPORARY ARTIST — Katy Perry
FAVORITE CONTEMPORARY INSPIRATIONAL ARTIST — Casting Crows
FAVORITE ELECTRONIC DANCE MUSIC (EDM) ARTIST — Calvin Harris
TOP SOUNDTRACK — Frozen
ARTIST OF THE YEAR — One Direction
DICK CLARK AWARD OF EXCELLENCE — Taylor Swift
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