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Taylor Swift, Nicki Minaj and More Win 2015 American Music Awards

Taylor Swift, Nicki Minaj and More Win 2015 American Music Awards

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Taylor Swift, Nicki Minaj, Ariana Grande and more were among the top stars to take home 2015 American Music Awards.

The evening was hosted by Jennifer Lopez, who opened with one of the longest dance breaks I’ve ever seen, proving that she’s still got it. From there, it was a star-studded night filled with emotional performances, edgy fashion and unforgettable moments.

Read the full list of winners from last night’s prize-giving below:

ARTIST OF THE YEAR

  • One Direction — WINNER
  • Luke Bryan
  • Ariana Grande
  • Maroon 5
  • Nicki Minaj
  • Ed Sheeran
  • Sam Smith
  • Taylor Swift
  • Meghan Trainor
  • The Weeknd

NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR PRESENTED BY KOHL’S

  • Sam Hunt — WINNER
  • Fetty Wap
  • Tove Lo
  • Walk The Moon
  • The Weeknd

SONG OF THE YEAR

  • Taylor Swift “Blank Space” — WINNER
  • Wiz Khalifa Featuring Charlie Puth “See You Again”
  • Mark Ronson Featuring Bruno Mars “Uptown Funk!”
  • Ed Sheeran “Thinking Out Loud”
  • The Weeknd “Can’t Feel My Face”

COLLABORATION OF THE YEAR UN-LEASHED BY T-MOBILE

  • Skrillex & Diplo Featuring Justin Bieber “Where Are Ü Now” — WINNER
  • Wiz Khalifa Featuring Charlie Puth “See You Again”
  • Rihanna & Kanye West Featuring Paul McCartney “FourFiveSeconds”
  • Mark Ronson Featuring Bruno Mars “Uptown Funk!”
  • Taylor Swift Featuring Kendrick Lamar “Bad Blood”

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – POP/ROCK

  • Ed Sheeran — WINNER
  • Nick Jonas
  • Sam Smith

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – POP/ROCK

  • Ariana Grande — WINNER
  • Taylor Swift
  • Meghan Trainor

FAVORITE DUO OR GROUP – POP/ROCK

  • One Direction — WINNER
  • Maroon 5
  • Walk The Moon

FAVORITE ALBUM – POP/ROCK

  • Taylor Swift 1989 — WINNER
  • Ed Sheeran x
  • Sam Smith In The Lonely Hour

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – COUNTRY

  • Luke Bryan — WINNER
  • Jason Aldean
  • Sam Hunt

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – COUNTRY

  • Carrie Underwood — WINNER
  • Kelsea Ballerini
  • Miranda Lambert

FAVORITE DUO or GROUP – COUNTRY

  • Florida Georgia Line — WINNER
  • Zac Brown Band
  • Little Big Town

FAVORITE ALBUM – COUNTRY

  • Florida Georgia Line Anything Goes — WINNER
  • Jason Aldean Old Boots, New Dirt
  • Sam Hunt Montevallo

FAVORITE ARTIST – RAP/HIP-HOP

  • Nicki Minaj — WINNER
  • Drake
  • Fetty Wap

FAVORITE ALBUM – RAP/HIP-HOP

  • Nicki Minaj The Pinkprint — WINNER
  • J. Cole 2014 Forest Hills Drive
  • Drake If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – SOUL/R&B

  • The Weeknd — WINNER
  • Chris Brown
  • Trey Songz

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – SOUL/R&B

  • Rihanna — WINNER
  • Beyoncé
  • Mary J.  Blige

FAVORITE ALBUM – SOUL/R&B

  • The Weeknd Beauty Behind the Madness — WINNER
  • Chris Brown X
  • D’Angelo and The Vanguard Black Messiah

FAVORITE ARTIST – ALTERNATIVE ROCK

  • Fall Out Boy — WINNER
  • Hozier
  • Walk The Moon

FAVORITE ARTIST – ADULT CONTEMPORARY

  • Taylor Swift — WINNER
  • Ed Sheeran
  • Meghan Trainor

FAVORITE ARTIST – LATIN

  • Enrique Iglesias — WINNER
  • Ricky Martin
  • Romeo Santos

FAVORITE ARTIST – CONTEMPORARY INSPIRATIONAL

  • Casting Crowns — WINNER
  • Hillsong United
  • MercyMe

FAVORITE ARTIST – ELECTRONIC DANCE MUSIC (EDM)

  • Calvin Harris — WINNER
  • David Guetta
  • Zedd

TOP SOUNDTRACK

  • Pitch Perfect 2 — WINNER
  • Fifty Shades of Grey
  • Empire: Original Soundtrack from Season 1

Who were some of your favorite winners?

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Jasmine Alyce Jasmine is the Associate Editor/Reporter for FanBolt. She’s been obsessed with pop culture and entertainment news since the olden days of MTV’s ‘TRL’ and graduated in 2009 with her BA in Journalism. She’s a huge horror and sci-fi/fantasy fan and her favorite shows include: American Horror Story, Game of Thrones, Pretty Little Liars, Doctor Who, Bates Motel, Once Upon A Time and Scandal, to name a few.

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