American Music Awards 2016 Winners

By Erica Brown | Nov 21st, 2016

From touching acceptance speeches to breathtaking performances, the American Music Awards was a night to remember. Hosted by Gigi Hadid and Jay Pharoah, the AMAs was a star-studded event that saw a lot of glitter, glam, and even a few tears. Keep reading to find out who took home awards at the 2016 AMAs!

ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Adele

Beyoncé

Justin Bieber

Drake

Selena Gomez

Ariana Grande - WINNER

Rihanna

Twenty One Pilots

Carrie Underwood

The Weeknd

Watch Ariana Grande & Nicki Minaj perform at the AMAs!

NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR Un-leashed by T-Mobile

Alessia Cara

The Chainsmokers

DNCE

Shawn Mendes

Zayn - WINNER

COLLABORATION OF THE YEAR

The Chainsmokers featuring Daya - "Don't Let Me Down"

Drake featuring Wizkid & Kyla - "One Dance"

Fifth Harmony featuring Ty Dolla $ign - "Work From Home" - WINNER

Rihanna featuring Drake - "Work"

Meghan Trainor featuring John Legend - "Like I'm Gonna Lose You"

Watch Fifth Harmony perform at the AMAs!

TOUR OF THE YEAR

Beyoncé - WINNER

Madonna

Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band

VIDEO OF THE YEAR

Justin Bieber - "Sorry" - WINNER

Desiigner - "Panda"

Rihanna featuring Drake - "Work"

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST - POP/ROCK

Justin Bieber - WINNER

Drake

The Weeknd

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST - POP/ROCK

Adele

Selena Gomez - WINNER

Rihanna

FAVORITE DUO OR GROUP - POP/ROCK

The Chainsmokers

DNCE

Twenty One Pilots - WINNER

Watch Twenty One Pilots perform at the AMAs!

FAVORITE ALBUM - POP/ROCK

Adele - 25

Justin Bieber – Purpose - WINNER

Drake – Views

FAVORITE SONG - POP/ROCK

Adele - "Hello"

Justin Bieber - "Love Yourself" - WINNER

Drake featuring Wizkid & Kyla - "One Dance"

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST - COUNTRY

Luke Bryan

Thomas Rhett

Blake Shelton - WINNER

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST - COUNTRY

Kelsea Ballerini

Cam

Carrie Underwood - WINNER

FAVORITE DUO OR GROUP - COUNTRY

Florida Georgia Line - WINNER

Old Dominion

Zac Brown Band

FAVORITE ALBUM - COUNTRY

Luke Bryan - Kill the Lights

Chris Stapleton - Traveller

Carrie Underwood – Storyteller – WINNER

FAVORITE SONG - COUNTRY

Florida Georgia Line - "H.O.L.Y."

Tim McGraw - "Humble and Kind" - WINNER

Thomas Rhett - "Die a Happy Man"

FAVORITE ARTIST - RAP/HIP-HOP

Drake - WINNER

Fetty Wap

Future

FAVORITE ALBUM - RAP/HIP-HOP

Drake – Views - WINNER

Drake & Future - What a Time to Be Alive

Fetty Wap - Fetty Wap

FAVORITE SONG - RAP/HIP-HOP

Desiigner - "Panda"

Drake - "Hotline Bling" - WINNER

Fetty Wap - "679"

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST - SOUL/R&B

Chris Brown - WINNER

Bryson Tiller

The Weeknd

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST - SOUL/R&B

Beyoncé

Janet Jackson

Rihanna - WINNER

FAVORITE ALBUM - SOUL/R&B

Beyoncé - Lemonade

Rihanna – Anti - WINNER

Bryson Tiller – TRAPSOUL

FAVORITE SONG - SOUL/R&B

Drake featuring Wizkid & Kyla - "One Dance"

Rihanna featuring Drake - "Work" - WINNER

Bryson Tiller - "Don't"

FAVORITE ARTIST - ALTERNATIVE ROCK

Coldplay

Twenty One Pilots - WINNER

X Ambassadors

FAVORITE ARTIST - ADULT CONTEMPORARY

Adele - WINNER

Rachel Platten

Meghan Trainor

FAVORITE ARTIST - LATIN

J Balvin

Enrique Iglesias - WINNER

Nicky Jam

FAVORITE ARTIST - CONTEMPORARY INSPIRATIONAL

Lauren Daigle

Hillsong UNITED - WINNER

Chris Tomlin

FAVORITE ARTIST - ELECTRONIC DANCE MUSIC (EDM)

The Chainsmokers - WINNER

Calvin Harris

Major Lazer

Watch The Chainsmokers perform at the AMAs!

TOP SOUNDTRACK

Purple Rain - WINNER

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Suicide Squad: The Album

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