American Music Awards Winners: Updated List

Variety Staff
Variety

The 2016 American Music Awards are kicking off on Sunday night, with all eyes on Drake after he set a new record when nominations were announced in October.

The rapper landed 13 nods, surpassing the record previously set by Michael Jackson in 1984, when the late icon recieved 11 nominations. Up for artist of the year are Drake, Adele, Beyonce, Justin Bieber, Selena Gomez, Ariana Grande, Rihanna, Twenty One Pilots, Carrie Underwood, and the Weeknd.

The American Music Awards, co-hosted by Jay Pharoah and Gigi Hadid, will air live on ABC from Los Angeles’ Microsoft Theater at 8 p.m. ET. Keep up with a full winners list here, updated live as they’re announced.

Artist of the Year
Selena Gomez (WINNER)
Adele
Beyoncé
Justin Bieber
Drake
Ariana Grande
Rihanna
Twenty One Pilots
Carrie Underwood
The Weeknd

New Artist of the Year Un-Leased By T-Mobile
Zayn (WINNER)

Alessia Cara
The Chainsmokers
Dnce
Shawn Mendes

Collaboration of the Year
Fifth Harmony Featuring Ty Dolla $Ign “Work From Home” (WINNER)

The Chainsmokers Featuring Daya “Don’t Let Me Down”
Drake Featuring Wizkid & Kyla “One Dance”
Rihanna Featuring Drake “Work”
Meghan Trainor Featuring John Legend “Like I’m Gonna Lose You”

Tour of the Year
Beyoncé
Madonna
Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band

Video of the Year
Justin Bieber “Sorry”
Desiigner “Panda”
Rihanna Featuring Drake “Work”

Favorite Male Artist – Pop/Rock
Justin Bieber
Drake
The Weeknd

Favorite Female Artist – Pop/Rock
Selena Gomez (WINNER)
Adele
Rihanna

Favorite Duo or Group – Pop/Rock
Twenty One Pilots (WINNER)
The Chainsmokers
Dnce

Favorite Album – Pop/Rock
Adele “25”
Justin Bieber “Purpose”
Drake “Views”

Favorite Song- Pop/Rock
Adele “Hello”
Justin Bieber “Love Yourself”
Drake Featuring Wizkid & Kyla “One Dance”

Favorite Male Artist – Country
Luke Bryan
Thomas Rhett
Blake Shelton

Favorite Female Artist – Country
Kelsea Ballerini
Cam
Carrie Underwood

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

Favorite Album – Country
Luke Bryan “Kill The Lights”
Chris Stapleton “Traveller”
Carrie Underwood “Storyteller”

Favorite Song – Country
Tim Mcgraw “Humble And Kind” (WINNER)
Florida Georgia Line “H.O.L.Y”
Thomas Rhett “Die A Happy Man”

Favorite Artist – Rap/Hip-Hop
Drake (WINNER)
Fetty Wap
Future

Favorite Album – Rap/Hip-Hop
Drake “Views” (WINNER)
Drake & Future “What A Time To Be Alive”
Fetty Wap “Fetty Wap”

Favorite Song – Rap/Hip-Hop
Desiigner “Panda”
Drake “Hotline Bling”
Fetty Wap “679”

Favorite Male Artist – Soul/R&B
Chris Brown
Bryson Tiller
The Weeknd

Favorite Female Artist – Soul/R&B
Beyoncé
Janet Jackson
Rihanna

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

Favorite Song – Soul/R&B
Drake Featuring Wizkid & Kyla “One Dance”
Rihanna Featuring Drake “Work”
Bryson Tiller “Don’t”

Favorite Artist – Alternative Rock
Twenty One Pilots (WINNER)
Coldplay
X Ambassadors

Favorite Artist – Adult Contemporary
Adele
Rachel Platten
Meghan Trainor

Favorite Artist – Latin
J Balvin
Enrique Iglesias
Nicky Jam

Favorite Artist – Contemporary Inspirational
Lauren Daigle
Hillsong United
Chris Tomlin

Favorite Artist – Electronic Dance Music (Edm)
The Chainsmokers (WINNER)
Calvin Harris
Major Lazer

Top Soundtrack
Purple Rain (WINNER)
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Suicide Squad: The Album

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