American Music Awards Drake 2016

American Music Awards 2016: Full Performances & Winners List

The stars came out on Sunday as the 2016 American Music Awards took over Los Angeles. The night opened with an unforgettable performance of “24k Magic” by Bruno Mars. Hosted by Gigi Hadid and Jay Pharaoh, some of the night’s biggest winners included Justin Bieber, Ariana Grande and Drake, who walked away with Favourite Rap/Hip Hop Artist, Favourite Rap/Hip-Hop Song for “Hotline Bling”, Favourite Rap/Hip-Hop Album for Views and he also collected an award for his 2016 collaboration with Rihanna (“Work”).  

Performers on the night included Nicki Minaj, Kendrick Lamar with Maroon 5, DJ Khaled with Nicki Minaj, Future, Rick Ross and August Alsina, Justin Bieber, and more. Check out the full list of winners and performances below…. 


2016 Full Winners List: 

Artist of the year – Ariana Grande

New artist of the year – Zayn Malik

Collaboration of the year – Fifth Harmony featuring Ty Dolla Sign – ‘Work From Home’

Tour of the year – Beyoncé

Video of the year – Justin Bieber – ‘Sorry’

Favourite male artist (pop/rock) – Justin Bieber

Favourite female artist (pop/rock) – Selena Gomez

Favourite duo or group (pop/rock) – Twenty One Pilots

Favourite album (pop/rock) – Justin Bieber – ‘Purpose’

Favourite song (pop/rock) – Justin Bieber – ‘Love Yourself’

Favourite male artist (country) – Blake Shelton

Favourite female artist (country) – Carrie Underwood

Favourite duo or group (country) – Florida Georgia Line

Favourite album (country) – Carrie Underwood – ‘Storyteller’

Favourite song (country) – Tim McGraw – ‘Humble And Kind’

Favourite artist (rap/hip-hop) – Drake

Favourite album (rap/hip-hop) – Drake – ‘Views’

Favourite Song (rap/hip-hop) – Drake – ‘Hotline Bling’

Favourite male artist (soul/R&B) – Chris Brown

Favourite female artist (soul/R&B) – Rihanna

Favourite album (soul/R&B) – Rihanna – ‘Anti’

Favourite song (soul/R&B) – Rihanna featuring Drake – ‘Work’

Favourite artist (alternative rock) – Twenty One Pilots

Favourite artist (adult contemporary) – Adele

Favourite artist (Latin) – Enrique Iglesias

Favourite artist (contemporary inspirational) – Hillsong United

Favourite artist (electronic dance music) – The Chainsmokers

Top soundtrack – Purple Rain

Photo Credit (Kevin Winter/Getty)