Drake, Bruno Mars, Ariana Grande and All of the Winners From the 2016 AMAs
Last night, the 2016 American Music Awards took place in Los Angeles, where some of the biggest names in today's music were in attendance. While the night saw some stellar performances from our favorite artists in both hip hop and pop music, there was a lengthy list of names on the winners sheet.
Drake, who made history for having the most nominations of any artist, walked away with a total of four awards, and was in attendance to give acceptance speeches for favorite artist, album, and song in the hip-hop categories. His four wins were matched by Justin Bieber, who was able to take home major awards for video of the year, favorite male artist, favorite rock/pop song, and favorite rock/pop album.
Other winners on the lineup included Ariana Grande, who snagged the biggest award of the evening, artist of the year, while Beyoncé won an award for her Formation Tour. Rihanna also managed to get herself some major awards, landing three wins with favorite R&B song, favorite R&B female artist, and favorite R&B album.
Check out the full winner list some of the performances from last night below.
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"
Favorite male artist (pop/rock) – Justin Bieber
Favorite female artist (pop/rock) – Selena Gomez
Favorite duo or group (pop/rock) – Twenty One Pilots
Favorite album (pop/rock) – Justin Bieber – Purpose
Favorite song (pop/rock) – Justin Bieber – "Love Yourself"
Favorite male artist (country) – Blake Shelton
Favorite female artist (country) – Carrie Underwood
Favorite duo or group (country) – Florida Georgia Line
Favorite album (country) – Carrie Underwood – Storyteller
Favorite song (country) – Tim McGraw – "Humble And Kind"
Favorite artist (rap/hip-hop) – Drake
Favorite album (rap/hip-hop) – Drake – VIEWS
Favorite song (rap/hip-hop) – Drake – "Hotline Bling"
Favorite male artist (soul/R&B) – Chris Brown
Favorite female artist (soul/R&B) – Rihanna
Favorite album (soul/R&B) – Rihanna – Anti
Favorite song (soul/R&B) – Rihanna featuring Drake – "Work"
Favorite artist (alternative rock) – Twenty One Pilots
Favorite artist (adult contemporary) – Adele
Favorite artist (Latin) – Enrique Iglesias
Favorite artist (contemporary inspirational) – Hillsong United
Favorite artist (electronic dance music) – The Chainsmokers
Top soundtrack – Purple Rain