2020 American Music Awards

Mira Clayborn and Emma Ortiz

The 2020 American Music Awards or AMA’s occured on Sunday the 22nd live from Los Angeles. All COVID safety protocols were taken into consideration. The host was Taraji P. Henson. The big winner was Taylor Swift, winner of the artist of the year award, music video of the year as well as best female pop/rock artist! Many artists performed their new single or singles during the show. These artists include Justin Bieber and Shawn Mendes, Jennifer Lopez and Maluma, Megan Thee Stallion, and Billie Eilish. 


Award Winners:

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”

Favorite Social Artist:


Favorite Music Video:

Taylor Swift, “Cardigan”

Favorite Male Artist – Pop/Rock:

Justin Bieber

Favorite Female Artist – Pop/Rock:

Taylor Swift

Favorite Duo or Group – Pop/Rock:


Favorite Album – Pop/Rock:

Harry Styles, “Fine Line”

Favorite Song – Pop/Rock:

Dua Lipa, “Don’t Start Now”

Favorite Male Artist – Country

Kane Brown

Favorite Female Artist – Country

Maren Morris

Favorite Duo or Group – Country

Dan & Shay

Favorite Album – Country

Blake Shelton, “Fully Loaded: God’s Country”

Favorite Song – Country

Dan + Shay with Justin Bieber, “10,000 Hours”

Maren Morris, “The Bones”

Favorite Male Artist – Rap/Hip Hop

Juice WRLD

Favorite Female Artist – Rap/Hip Hop

Nicki Minaj

Favorite Album – Rap/Hip Hop

Roddy Ricch, “Please Excuse Me For Being Antisocial”

Favorite Song – Rap/Hip Hop

Cardi B ft. Megan Thee Stallion, “WAP”

Favorite Male Artist – Soul/R&B

The Weekend

Favorite Female Artist – Soul/R&B

Doja Cat

Favorite Album – Soul/R&B

The Weeknd, “After Hours”

Favorite Male Artist – Latin

Bad Bunny

Favorite Female Artist – Latin

Becky G

Favorite Album – Latin

Bad Bunny, “YHLQMDLG”

Favorite Song – Latin

KAROL G & Nicki Minaj, “Tusa”

Favorite Artist – Alternative Rock 

Twenty One Pilots

Favorite Artist – Adult Contemporary

Jonas Brothers

Favorite Artist – Contemporary Inspirational

Lauren Daigle

Favorite Artist – Electronic Dance Music (EDM)

Lady Gaga

Favorite Soundtrack 

“Birds of Prey: The Album”