American Music Awards 2020: All the Winners

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The 2020 American Music Awards aired live on ABC Sunday night and some of the industry’s biggest artists performed and took home awards.

Taraji P. Henson hosted the show that took place in the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Due to COVID-19 protocols in place, the AMAs was able to have live performers and a small audience.

Justin Bieber and Shawn Mendes opened the show with their new collaboration “Monster.” Bieber continued to perform his hits “Holy” and “Lonely.”

Other performers included Katy Perry, Megan Thee Stallion, and Dua Lipa. Katy Perry performed “Only Love” from her latest album Smile with Darius Rucker. Megan Thee Stallion introduced her new song “Body” from her new album Good News. Dua Lipa performed her single “Levitating” all the way from London.

BTS closed the show with their stellar performance of songs “Life Goes On” and “Dynamite” at an empty stadium in Seoul.

Going into the night, The Weeknd and Roddy Rich had the most nominations, with eight each. Megan Thee Stallion scored five nominations, while new artists DaBaby and Doja Cat also had nominations.

Artist of the Year

Justin Bieber

Post Malone

Roddy Rich

Taylor Swift *WINNER*

The Weeknd

New Artist of the Year

Lewis Capaldi

Doja Cat *WINNER*


Lil Baby

Roddy Rich

Megan Thee Stallion

Collaboration of the Year

“WAP” by Cardi B. ft. Megan Thee Stallion

“Rockstar” by Dababy ft. Roddy Rich

“10,000 Hours” by Dan + Shay and Justin Bieber *WINNER*

“Rain on Me” by Lady Gaga and Ariana Grande

“Savage Remix” by Megan Thee Stallion ft. Beyonce

Favorite Social Artist


Billie Eilish


Ariana Grande

NCT 127

Favorite Music Video

“Say So” by Doja Cat

“Life is Good” by Future ft. Drake

“Rain on Me” by Lady Gaga and Ariana Grande

“Cardigan” by Taylor Swift *WINNER*

“Blinding Lights” by The Weeknd

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


Jonas Brothers

Maroon 5

Favorite Album - Pop/Rock

“Fine Line” by Harry Styles *WINNER*

“folklore” by Taylor Swift

“After Hours” by The Weeknd

Favorite Song - Pop/Rock

“Someone You Loved” by Lewis Capaldi

“Don’t Start Now” by Dua Lipa *WINNER*

“Circles” by Post Malone

“The Box” by Roddy Rich

“Blinding Lights” by The Weeknd

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

“What You See Is What You Get” by Luke Combs

“Fully Loaded: God’s Country” by Blake Shelton *WINNER*

“If I Know Me” by Morgan Wallen

Favorite Song - Country

“10,000 Hours” by Dan + Shay and Justin Bieber *WINNER*

“The Bones” by Maren Morris

“Nobody but You” by Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani

Favorite Male Artist - Rap/Hip-Hop



Roddy Rich

Favorite Female Artist - Rap/Hip-Hop

Cardi B

Nicki Minaj *WINNER*

Megan Thee Stallion

Favorite Album - Rap/Hip-Hop

“My Turn” by Lil Baby

“Eternal Atake” by Lil Uzi Vert

:Please Excuse Me For Being Antisocial” by Roddy Rich *WINNER*

Favorite Song - Rap/Hip-Hop

“WAP” by Cardi B ft. Megan Thee Stallion *WINNER*

“Rockstar” by Dababy ft. Roddy Rich

“The Box” by Roddy Rich

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

“Hot Pink” by Doja Cat

“Over It” by Summer Walker

“After Hours” by The Weeknd *WINNER*

Favorite Song - Soul/R&B

“No Guidance” by Chris Brown ft. Drake

“Playing Games” by Summer Walker

“Heartless” by The Weeknd *WINNER*

Favorite Male Artist - Latin

Bad Bunny *WINNER*

J Balvin


Favorite Female Artist - Latin

Becky G *WINNER*



Favorite Album - Latin

“Emanuel” by Anuel AA

“Las Que No Iban a Salir” by Bad Bunny

“YHLQMDLG” by Bad Bunny *WINNER*

Favorite Song - Latin

“Vete” by Bad Bunny

“RITMO (Bad Boys For Life)” by Black Eyed Peas and J Balvin

“Tusa” by KAROL G and Nicki Minaj *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*


Kanye West

Favorite Artist - Electronic Dance Music


Lady Gaga *WINNER*


Favorite Soundtrack

“Birds of Prey: The Album” *WINNER*

“Frozen II”

“Trolls: World Tour”

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