2020 American Music Awards: Taylor Swift, The Weeknd and Justin Bieber among the big winners

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Taylor Swift, The Weeknd, and Justin Bieber were among the big winners at the American Music Awards 2020, which was aired live from the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles.

Hosted by Taraji P. Henson, the show featured performances from the likes of Justin Bieber, Dua Lipa, Billie Eilish, Megan Thee Stallion, The Weeknd, BTS and more, broadcasted from both Los Angeles and locations around the world.

Taylor Swift took home the top prize of the evening, Artist of The Year, as well as Favourite Music Video for ‘Cardigan’; Favourite Female Artist – Pop/Rock; and Favourite Album – Pop/Rock for folklore.

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The Weeknd, who had eight nominations, won Favourite Male Artist – Soul/R&B; Favourite Album – Soul/R&B for After Hours; and Favourite Song – Soul/R&B for ‘Heartless’. He performed on the night and accepted his awards with his face wrapped up in bandages – in line with the aesthetic of his latest album.

Justin Bieber, who opened the show with a performance of his new single ‘Monster’ with Shawn Mendes, won both Collaboration of the Year and Favourite Song – Country for ‘10,000 Hours’ with Dan + Shay, as well as Favourite Male Artist – Pop/Rock.

See the full list of winners below:

ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Taylor Swift

NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Doja Cat

COLLABORATION OF THE YEAR
Dan + Shay with Justin Bieber, ‘10,000 Hours’

FAVOURITE SOCIAL ARTIST
BTS

FAVORITE MUSIC VIDEO
Taylor Swift, “Cardigan” *WINNER

FAVOURITE MALE ARTIST — POP/ROCK
Justin Bieber

FAVOURITE FEMALE ARTIST — POP/ROCK
Taylor Swift

FAVOURITE DUO OR GROUP — POP/ROCK
BTS

FAVORITE ALBUM — POP/ROCK
Harry Styles, ‘Fine Line’

FAVOURITE SONG — POP/ROCK
Dua Lipa, ‘Don’t Start Now’

FAVOURITE MALE ARTIST — COUNTRY
Kane Brown

FAVOURITE FEMALE ARTIST — COUNTRY
Maren Morris

FAVOURITE DUO OR GROUP — COUNTRY
Dan + Shay

FAVORITE ALBUM — COUNTRY
Blake Shelton, ‘Fully Loaded: God’s Country’

FAVOURITE SONG — COUNTRY
Dan + Shay with Justin Bieber, ‘10,000 Hours’

FAVOURITE MALE ARTIST — RAP/HIP-HOP
Juice WRLD

FAVOURITE FEMALE ARTIST — RAP/HIP-HOP
Nicki Minaj

FAVOURITE ALBUM — RAP/HIP-HOP
Roddy Ricch, “Please Excuse Me For Being Antisocial”

FAVOURITE SONG — RAP/HIP-HOP
Cardi B ft. Megan Thee Stallion, ‘WAP’

FAVOURITE MALE ARTIST — SOUL/R&B
The Weeknd

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST — SOUL/R&B
Doja Cat

FAVORITE ALBUM — SOUL/R&B
The Weeknd, “After Hours”

FAVOURITE SONG — SOUL/R&B
The Weeknd, ‘Heartless’

FAVOURITE MALE ARTIST — LATIN
Bad Bunny

FAVOURITE FEMALE ARTIST — LATIN
Becky G

FAVORITE ALBUM — LATIN
Bad Bunny, “YHLQMDLG”

FAVOURITE SONG — LATIN
KAROL G & Nicki Minaj, ‘Tusa’

FAVOURITE ARTIST — ALTERNATIVE ROCK
Twenty One Pilots

FAVOURITE ARTIST — ADULT CONTEMPORARY
Jonas Brothers

FAVOURITE ARTIST — CONTEMPORARY INSPIRATIONAL
Lauren Daigle

FAVOURITE ARTIST — ELECTRONIC DANCE MUSIC (EDM)
Lady Gaga

FAVOURITE SOUNDTRACK
“Birds of Prey: The Album”

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