American Music Awards 2015: Full List of Winners
The 2015 American Music Awards took place in Los Angeles last night and once again it was a big cause of celebration for the likes of Taylor Swift and One Direction!
Hosted by Jennifer Lopez, the show named One Direction as Artist(s) of the Year and Favourite Pop/Rock Band/Duo/Group. Taylor Swift’s ‘1989‘ was voted Favourite Pop/Rock Album, ‘Blank Space‘ collected Song of the Year and Taylor was also named Favourite Adult Contemporary Artist.
Nicki Minaj also made a strong showing in the Rap/Hip-Hop categories by winning both Favourite Rap/Hip-Hop Artist and Album for her work on ‘The Pinkprint‘. In both categories she beat of strong competition from the likes of Drake, Fetty Wrap and J. Cole.
The Weeknd further cemented his leading status in 2015 by winning Favourite Soul/R&B Male Artist and Soul/R&B Album for ‘Beauty Behind the Madness‘. He also treated the audience to a live performance of his number one single ‘The Hills‘.
Elsewhere Sam Hunt was named New Artist of the Year, Ariana Grande won Favourite Pop/Rock Female Artist, Ed Sheeran won Favourite Pop/Rock Male Artist, Calvin Harris was named Favourite EDM Artist and Enrique Iglesias collected Favourite Latin Artist for the seventh time!
Overall the show also featured live performances from the likes of host Jennifer Lopez, Gwen Stefani, Nick Jonas, Carrie Underwood, Coldplay, Demi Lovato, Selena Gomez, Justin Bieber, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, One Direction, Alanis Morissette, Ariana Grande, 5 Seconds of Summer and Celine Dion, whose performance paid tribute to the Paris victims.
Check out the full list of winners below.
Artist of the Year: One Direction
New Artist of the Year: Sam Hunt
Favourite Pop/Rock Male Artist: Ed Sheeran
Favourite Pop/Rock Female Artist: Ariana Grande
Favourite Pop/Rock Band/Duo/Group: One Direction
Favourite Pop/Rock Album: Taylor Swift, ‘1989‘
Favourite Country Male Artist: Luke Bryan
Favourite Country Female Artist: Carrie Underwood
Favourite Country Duo or Group: Florida Georgia Lane
Favourite Country Album: Florida Georgia Lane, ‘Anything Goes‘
Favourite Rap/Hip-Hop Artist: Nicki Minaj
Favourite Rap/Hip-Hop Album: Nicki Minaj, ‘The Pinkprint‘
Favourite Soul/R&B Male Artist: The Weeknd
Favourite Soul/R&B Female Artist: Rihanna
Favourite Soul/R&B Album: The Weeknd, ‘Beauty Behind the Madness‘
Favourite Alternative Artist: Fall Out Boy
Favourite Adult Contemporary Artist: Taylor Swift
Favourite Latin Artist: Enrique Iglesias
Favourite Contemporary Inspirational Artist: Casting Crowns
Favourite EDM Artist: Calvin Harris
Song of the Year: Taylor Swift, ‘Blank Space‘
Top Soundtrack: Pitch Perfect 2
Collaboration of the Year: Jack U & Justin Bieber, ‘Where Are U Now‘
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