Taylor Swift, The Weeknd, Megan Thee Stallion are Winners at the 2020 American Music Awards
On Sunday, big-wigs from the music industry were recognised at the 48th American Music Awards at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles and with COVID-19 protocols in place, the show had multiple live performances, in-person presenters and even a small audience.
The star-studded event awarded the most popular artists and albums of 2020 and was hosted by Taraji P. Henson.
Taylor Swift clinched Artist of the Year award. She also won music video of the year and favourite female pop artist. With these three trophies, Swift holds the highest number of AMA wins by a single artist with 32. Other multi-winners were The Weeknd (Favorite Male Soul R&B Artist, Favorite Soul/R&B Song, Favorite Soul/R&B Song) and Dan + Shay (Collaboration of the Year, Favorite Country Song, Favorite Duo or Group).
Also, Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion took home the Favorite Song (Rap/Hip-Hop) award for the track “WAP“.
See the full Winner list:
ARTIST OF THE YEAR Justin Bieber Post Malone Roddy Ricch Taylor Swift *WINNER The Weeknd
NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR Lewis Capaldi Doja Cat *WINNER DaBaby Lil Baby Roddy Ricch Megan Thee Stallion
COLLABORATION OF THE YEAR Cardi B ft. Megan Thee Stallion, “WAP” DaBaby ft. Roddy Ricch, “Rockstar” Dan + Shay with Justin Bieber, “10,000 Hours” *WINNER Lady Gaga & Ariana Grande, “Rain On Me” Megan Thee Stallion ft. Beyoncé, “Savage Remix”
FAVORITE SOCIAL ARTIST BTS *WINNER 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” Taylor Swift, “Cardigan” *WINNER The Weeknd, “Blinding Lights”
FAVORITE MALE ARTIST — POP/ROCK Justin Bieber *WINNER Post Malone The Weeknd
FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST — POP/ROCK Dua Lipa Lady Gaga Taylor Swift *WINNER FAVORITE DUO OR GROUP — POP/ROCK BTS *WINNER Jonas Brothers Maroon 5
FAVORITE ALBUM — POP/ROCK Harry Styles, “Fine Line” *WINNER Taylor Swift, “folklore” The Weeknd, “After Hours”
FAVORITE SONG — POP/ROCK Lewis Capaldi, “Someone You Loved” Dua Lipa, “Don’t Start Now” *WINNER Post Malone, “Circles” Roddy Ricch, “The Box” The Weeknd, “Blinding Lights”
FAVORITE MALE ARTIST — COUNTRY Kane Brown *WINNER Luke Combs Morgan Wallen
FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST — COUNTRY Gabby Barrett Miranda Lambert Maren Morris
FAVORITE DUO OR GROUP — COUNTRY Dan + Shay *WINNER Florida Georgia Line Old Dominion
FAVORITE ALBUM — COUNTRY Luke Combs, “What You See Is What You Get” Blake Shelton, “Fully Loaded: God’s Country” *WINNER Morgan Wallen, “If I Know Me”
FAVORITE SONG — COUNTRY Dan + Shay with Justin Bieber, “10,000 Hours” *WINNER Maren Morris, “The Bones” *WINNER Blake Shelton (Duet with Gwen Stefani), “Nobody But You”
FAVORITE MALE ARTIST — RAP/HIP-HOP DaBaby Juice WRLD *WINNER Roddy Ricch
FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST — RAP/HIP-HOP Cardi B Nicki Minaj *WINNER Megan Thee Stallion
FAVORITE ALBUM — RAP/HIP-HOP Lil Baby, “My Turn”d Lil Uzi Vert, “Eternal Atake” Roddy Ricch, “Please Excuse Me For Being Antisocial” *WINNER
FAVORITE SONG — RAP/HIP-HOP Cardi B ft. Megan Thee Stallion, “WAP” *WINNER DaBaby ft. Roddy Ricch, “Rockstar” Roddy Ricch “The Box”
FAVORITE MALE ARTIST — SOUL/R&B Chris Brown John Legend The Weeknd *WINNER