L to R - Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber, BTS
L to R - Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber, BTS
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The 2020 edition of the American Music Awards took place on November 22. It was hosted by Taraji P. Henson at The Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles keeping the COVID-19 protocols in place.

Taraji P. Henson
Taraji P. Henson
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This year Taylor Swift bagged artist of year once again, including favourite female artist and favourite music video for “Cardigan”.

Meanwhile K-pop group BTS won for the favourite social artist and favourite duo/group pop/rock.

The AMAs celebrate top music artistes across multiple genres and headline performances by performers.

Here’s the complete list of 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 - BTS

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 - BTS

FAVORITE ALBUM -- POP/ROCK - Harry Styles, "Fine Line"

FAVORITE SONG -- POP/ROCK - Dua Lipa, "Don't Start Now"

Dua Lipa
Dua Lipa
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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" and 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 Weeknd

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST -- SOUL/R&B - Doja Cat

FAVORITE ALBUM -- SOUL/R&B - The Weeknd, "After Hours"

FAVORITE SONG -- SOUL/R&B - The Weeknd, "Heartless"

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"

Last year, singer Taylor Swift emerged the biggest winner in the history of AMAs with 28 total wins, beating King of Pop Michael Jackson's record of 24 all-time wins.

In addition to artist of the decade award, Swift bagged trophies in favourite album - pop/rock, favourite music video, favourite female artist - pop/rock, favourite artist - adult contemporary and artist of the year categories, making her the artiste with the most AMAs of all time.

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