2020 American Music Awards Winners List (Photos, Videos)

 (ABC) JENNIFER LOPEZ, MALUMA

The American Music Awards will broadcast live from The Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles tonight (Nov 22) airing on ABC at 8 pm ET/PT. We will be tracking all the winners here tonight.

Dan+Shay, Justin Bieber, Taylor Swift and The Weeknd, all topped the winners circle at the 2020 American Music Awards with three wins a piece, bringing Taylor’s record for most career AMA wins to a whopping 32. The night included exclusive world premiere performances as well as a fun-filled opening number by AMA host, Taraji P. Henson

2020 American Music Awards: Full List of Performers and Presenters

Show Highlights:

  • One of the most memorable moments of the night was Justin Bieber’s powerful opening performance of his songs “Lonely,” with Benny Blanco on piano, and “Holy,” brought to fans by T-Mobile. 
  • Shawn Mendes and Bieber’s world premiere performance of their newly released single “Monster” set the stage for the collaborations to come throughout the night.
  • Katy Perry was joined by Darius Rucker for an intimate and heartfelt special collaboration of “Only Love.”
  • The Weeknd lit up Downtown Los Angeles with an electrifying performance of “In Your Eyes,” featuring saxophone legend Kenny G, and “Save Your Tears,” accompanied by a vibrant fireworks display.
  • Billie Ellish gave a spectacular world premiere performance of her new song, “Therefore I Am,” with an appearance from her brother and producer, Finneas, who accompanied her on the guitar. 
  • Rapper Nelly energized fans with a performance of his hits from his debut album, “Country Grammar,” celebrating 20 years since its release. Surprises included legendary comedian Cedric The Entertainer – with an intro parroting his skit on Nelly’s first album – and St. Lunatic City Spud, who joined Nelly for “Ride Wit Me.” 
  • Jennifer Lopez and Maluma, steamed up the stage with a sultry rendition of “Pa’ Ti” and “Lonely.” The duo rehearsed 50 hours in less than two weeks to deliver the jaw dropping, world premiere performance to the stage.
  • Megan Thee Stallion brought hot girl energy to the stage with the world premiere performance of her body confidence anthem “BODY.” Earlier in AMAs weekend, Megan The Stallion connected with a lucky group of her fans for a virtual hangout via Messenger Rooms.  
  • Hip-Hop/R&B legends, Bell Biv DeVoe did not disappoint with their high energy performance of their hits, “Do Me (Remix),” and “Poison,” ending their heart thumping dance induced performance with a sign of unity by raising their fists.
  • Lewis Capaldi gave a soulful, moving performance of his smash hit “Before You Go” that was satisfyingly haunting. 
  • Dua Lipa, remote from the Royal Albert Hall in London, delivered an elevated performance of “Levitating,” brought to viewers by Xfinity.
  • Machine Gun Kelly, with a special appearance by drummer Travis Barker, gave electrifying guitar laden performances of his hits, “my ex’s best friend” and “Bloody Valentine.” 
  • Dan + Shay had everyone singing along at home with their fan-favorite, chart-topper “I Should Probably Go To Bed.” 
  • 24KGoldn + Iann Dior took to the stage for a spirited performance of their chart-topping hit “Mood,” against a lively backdrop of kaleidoscopic visuals. 
  • Shawn Mendes stunned fans with an evocative performance of “Wonder” delivered with soul-stirring power. 
  • Lil Baby commanded the stage with a striking performance of “Emotionally Scarred,” with a message expressing the importance of mental health.
  • Bebe Rexha and Doja Cat gave an upbeat performance of their catchy collaboration “Baby, I’m Jealous,” while donning outfits reminiscent of their music video.  
  • BTS closed out the night, remote from Seoul, South Korea, with a vibrant nearly six-minute performance of their newly released song ”Life Goes On” and fan favorite hit “Dynamite.” 

Some of our favorite competition reality stars were nominated for awards:

Blake Shelton (2) – Favorite Album – Country; Favorite Song – Country 
Gabby Barrett (1) – Favorite Female Artist – Country
Gwen Stefani (1) – Favorite Song – Country 
Harry Styles (1) – Favorite Album – Pop/Rock
John Legend (1) – Favorite Male Artist – Soul/R&B
Jonas Brothers (2) – Favorite Duo or Group – Pop/Rock; Favorite Artist – Adult Contemporary
Kane Brown (1) – Favorite Male Artist – Country
Lauren Daigle (1) – Favorite Artist – Contemporary Inspirational
Morgan Wallen (2) – Favorite Male Artist – Country; Favorite Album – Country

UPDATE: But not everyone can win! Here are the reality stars that took away statues. But none of them were in the house to accept their awards in person: Blake Shelton won Favorite Album: Country for Fully Loaded: God’s Country; Harry Styles won Favorite Album: Pop/Rock for Fine Line; Kane Brown won Favorite Male Artist: Country; Lauren Daigle won Favorite Artist: Contemporary Inspirational. 

2020 AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS WINNERS 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 – WINNER
 
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”
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”
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
 
FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – SOUL/R&B
Jhene Aiko
Doja Cat – WINNER
Summer Walker
 
FAVORITE ALBUM – SOUL/R&B
Doja Cat “Hot Pink”
Summer Walker “Over It”
The Weeknd “After Hours” – WINNER
 
FAVORITE SONG – SOUL/R&B
Chris Brown ft. Drake “No Guidance”
Summer Walker “Playing Games”
The Weeknd “Heartless” – WINNER
 
FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – LATIN
Bad Bunny – WINNER
J Balvin
Ozuna
 
FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – LATIN
Becky G – WINNER
KAROL G
Rosalía
 
FAVORITE ALBUM – LATIN
Anuel AA ”Emmanuel”
Bad Bunny “Las que no iban a salir”
Bad Bunny “YHLQMDLG” – WINNER
 
FAVORITE SONG – LATIN
Bad Bunny “Vete”
Black Eyed Peas X J Balvin “RITMO (Bad Boys For Life)”
KAROL G & Nicki Minaj “Tusa” – WINNER
 
FAVORITE ARTIST – ALTERNATIVE ROCK
Billie Eilish
Tame Impala
twenty one pilots – WINNER
 
FAVORITE ARTIST – ADULT CONTEMPORARY
Lewis Capaldi
Jonas Brothers – WINNER
Maroon 5
 
FAVORITE ARTIST – CONTEMPORARY INSPIRATIONAL
Lauren Daigle – WINNER
for KING & COUNTRY
Kanye West
 
FAVORITE ARTIST – ELECTRONIC DANCE MUSIC (EDM)
Kygo
Lady Gaga – WINNER
Marshmello
 
FAVORITE SOUNDTRACK
Birds of Prey: The Album – WINNER
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