2016 American Music Awards: Check out the complete list of winners!

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Sunday, November 20, 2016, at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, organizers of The American Music Awards honored artists in multiple musical genres. Pop/Rock, Alternative Rock, Country, Rap/Hip-Hop, Soul/R&B, Adult Contemporary, Contemporary Inspirational, Latin, EDM and Soundtrack, were some of the genres alongside the awards for Artist of the Year, New Artist of the Year Un-leashed by T-Mobile and Collaboration of the Year.  This year, new categories included Tour of the Year and Video of the Year, while Favorite Song categories in the genres of Pop/Rock, Country, Rap/Hip-Hop and Soul/R&B were added in lieu of the Song of the Year category.

American Music Awards nominees are based on key fan interactions as reflected in Billboard Magazine and on Billboard.com, including album and digital song sales, radio airplay, streaming, social activity and touring. These measurements are tracked by Billboard and its data partners, including Nielsen Music and Next Big Sound.

The American Music Awards “Artist of the Year” winner Ariana Grande will now get her own channel on SiriusXM in 2017.  This artist-branded channel, created and curated by Ariana Grande, will showcase the artist’s musical catalog, including their biggest hits, music from their favorite performers, bands and more.  Look for this new channel to hit the SiriusXM airwaves in 2017.

The “2016 American Music Awards” sponsors included Coca-Cola, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, Kohl’s and T-Mobile. Media partners include Cumulus Media | WestwoodOne and Music Choice.

The “2016 American Music Awards” was produced by dick clark productions. Allen Shapiro and Mike Mahan are Executive Producers. Larry Klein, Barry Adelman and Mark Bracco are Producers.



Artist of the Year
Justin Bieber
Selena Gomez
Ariana Grande – WINNER
Carrie Underwood

Favorite Female Artist — Pop/Rock
Selena Gomez – WINNER

Favorite Artist — Alternative Rock
Twenty One Pilots – WINNER
X Ambassadors

Favorite Duo or Group — Country
Zac Brown Band
Florida Georgia Line – WINNER
Old Dominion

Top Soundtrack
Purple Rain – WINNER
Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Suicide Squad: The Album

Favourite Artist — Rap/Hip-Hop
Drake – WINNER
Fetty Wap

New Artist of the Year Un-Leashed By T-Mobile
Alessia Cara
The Chainsmokers
Shawn Mendes

Favorite Song — Country
Florida Georgia Line, ‘H.O.L.Y’
Tim McGraw, ‘Humble And Kind’ – WINNER
Thomas Rhett, ‘Die A Happy Man’

Collaboration of the Year
The Chainsmokers featuring Daya, ‘Don’t Let Me Down’
Drake featuring Wizkid & Kyla, ‘One Dance’
Fifth Harmony featuring Ty Dolla $ign, ‘Work From Home’ – WINNER
Rihanna featuring Drake, ‘Work’
Meghan Trainor featuring John Legend, ‘Like I’m Gonna Lose You’

Favorite Artist — Electronic Dance Music
The Chainsmokers – WINNER
Calvin Harris
Major Lazer

Favorite Album — Rap/Hip-Hop
Drake, Views – WINNER
Drake & Future, What A Time To Be Alive
Fetty Wap, Fetty Wap

Favorite Duo or Group — Pop/Rock
The Chainsmokers
Twenty One Pilots – WINNER

Tour of the Year
Beyoncé – WINNER
Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band

Video of the Year
Justin Bieber, ‘Sorry’ – WINNER
Desiigner, ‘Panda’
Rihanna featuring Drake, ‘Work’

Favorite Male Artiste — Pop/Rock
Justin Bieber – WINNER
The Weeknd

Favorite Album — Pop/Rock
Adele, 25
Justin Bieber, Purpose – WINNER
Drake, Views

Favorite Song — Pop/Rock
Adele, ‘Hello’
Justin Bieber, ‘Love Yourself’ – WINNER
Drake Featuring Wizkid & Kyla, ‘One Dance’

Favorite Male Artist — Country
Luke Bryan
Thomas Rhett
Blake Shelton – WINNER

Favorite Female Artist — Country
Kelsea Ballerini
Carrie Underwood – WINNER

Favorite Album — Country
Luke Bryan, Kill The Lights
Chris Stapleton, Traveller
Carrie Underwood, Storyteller – WINNER</>

Favorite Song — Rap/Hip-Hop
Desiigner, ‘Panda’
Drake, ‘Hotline Bling’ – WINNER
Fetty Wap, ‘679’

Favourite Male Artist — Soul/R&B
Chris Brown – WINNER
Bryson Tiller
The Weeknd

Favourite Female Artist — Soul/R&B
Janet Jackson
Rihanna – WINNER

Favorite Album — Soul/R&B
Beyoncé, Lemonade
Rihanna, Anti – WINNER
Bryson Tiller, T R A P S O U L

Favorite Song — Soul/R&B
Drake featuring Wizkid and Kyla, ‘One Dance’
Rihanna featuring Drake, ‘Work’ – WINNER
Bryson Tiller, ‘Don’t’

Favorite Artist — Adult Contemporary
Adele – WINNER
Rachel Platten
Meghan Trainor

Favorite Artist — Latin
J Balvin
Enrique Iglesias – WINNER
Nicky Jam

Favorite Artist — Contemporary Inspirational
Lauren Daigle
Hillsong United – WINNER
Chris Tomlin

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