Drake, Bieber, Rihanna Win Big at 2016 American Music Awards, See Other Winners


Last night, November 20th, American musicians were honored at the 2016 American Music Awards, which held at Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California.

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Drake and Justin Bieber were the biggest winners of the night with four awards each, followed by Rihanna, who bagged home three plagues.

The 2016 annual American Music Awards was hosted by Gigi Hadid and Jay Pharoah and had so many artistes colour the event with their performances.

The likes of Bruno Mars, DJ Khaled, Nicki Minaj, Lady Gaga, John Legend and more performed at the ceremony while the following artistes won various awards at the 2016 American Music Awards last night.

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

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

Collaboration of the Year
The Chainsmokers Featuring Daya “Don’t Let Me Down”
Drake Featuring Wizkid and Kyla “One Dance”
Fifth Harmony Featuring Ty Dolla SIgn “Work From HomeWINNER
Rihanna Featuring Drake “Work”
Meghan Trainor Featuring John Legend “Like I’m Gonna Lose You”

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

American Music

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

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

Favorite Female Artist – Pop/Rock
Selena Gomez WINNER

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

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

Justin Bieber - American Music
Justin Bieber

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 Duo or Group – Country
Zac Brown Band
Florida Georgia LineWINNER
Old Dominion

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

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

Favorite Artist – Rap/Hip-Hop
Fetty Wap

Drake - American Music

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” WINNER
Fetty Wap “679”

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

Favorite 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 & Kyla “One Dance”
Rihanna Featuring Drake “Work” WINNER
Bryson Tiller “Don’t”

Favorite Artist – Alternative Rock
Twenty One Pilots WINNER
X Ambassadors

Favorite Artist – Adult Contemporary
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

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

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