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Taylor Swift, The Weeknd win big at American Music Awards 2020

On Sunday, big-wigs from the music industry were recognized at the 48th 2020 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.

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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 favorite 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 list of 2020 American Music Awards below:

ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Taylor Swift (WINNER)
Justin Bieber
Post Malone
Roddy Ricch
The Weeknd

NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Doja Cat (WINNER)
Lewis Capaldi
DaBaby
Lil Baby
Roddy Ricch
Megan Thee Stallion

COLLABORATION OF THE YEAR
Dan + Shay with Justin Bieber “10,000 Hours” (WINNER)
Cardi B ft. Megan Thee Stallion “WAP”
DaBaby ft. Roddy Ricch “Rockstar”
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

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FAVORITE MUSIC VIDEO
Taylor Swift “cardigan” (WINNER)
Doja Cat “Say So”
Future ft. Drake “Life Is Good”
Lady Gaga & Ariana Grande “Rain On Me”
The Weeknd “Blinding Lights”

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST –POP/ROCK
Justin Bieber (WINNER)
Post Malone
The Weeknd

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST –POP/ROCK
Taylor Swift (WINNER)
Dua Lipa
Lady Gaga

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
Dua Lipa “Don’t Start Now” (WINNER)
Lewis Capaldi “Someone You Loved”
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

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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
The Weeknd (WINNER)
Chris Brown
John Legend

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST –SOUL/R&B
Doja Cat (WINNER)
Jhene Aiko
Summer Walker

FAVORITE ALBUM –SOUL/R&B
The Weeknd “After Hours” (WINNER)
Doja Cat “Hot Pink”
Summer Walker “Over It”

FAVORITE SONG –SOUL/R&B
The Weeknd “Heartless” (WINNER)
Chris Brown ft. Drake “No Guidance”
Summer Walker “Playing Games”

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST –LATIN
Bad Bunny (WINNER)
J Balvin
Ozuna

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST –LATIN
Becky G (WINNER)
KAROL G
Rosalía

FAVORITE ALBUM –LATIN
Bad Bunny “YHLQMDLG” (WINNER)
Anuel AA ”Emmanuel”
Bad Bunny “Las que no iban a salir”

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)
Frozen II
Trolls: World Tour

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