2019 American Music Awards

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2019 American Music Awards

David Rowe, Staff Writer

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The 47th annual American Music Awards (AMA’s) were held at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California, and hosted by Ciara on Sunday, November 24. There were performances from many artists, including Taylor Swift, Post Malone, Billie Eilish, Halsey, Green Day, and many more. Taylor Swift won the most awards with six, including Artist of the Decade, breaking Michael Jackson’s record of 24 for most awards in the show’s history with 29. Post Malone received the most nominations with seven, followed by Ariana Grande and Billie Eilish who each had six. Here’s the list of winners for 2019:

Artist of the Year

Drake

Ariana Grande

Halsey

Post Malone

Taylor Swift — WINNER

 

New Artist of the Year

Luke Combs

Billie Eilish — WINNER

Lil Nas X

Lizzo

Ella Mai

 

Collaboration of the Year

Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper, “Shallow

Lil Nas X ft. Billy Ray Cyrus, “Old Town Road

Marshmello & Bastille, “Happier

Shawn Mendes & Camila Cabello, “Señorita” — WINNER

Post Malone & Swae Lee, “Sunflower (Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse)”

 

Tour of the Year

BTS — WINNER

Ariana Grande

Elton John

P!nk

Ed Sheeran

 

Favorite Music Video

Billie Eilish, “Bad Guy

Ariana Grande, “7 Rings

Halsey, “Without Me

Lil Nas X ft. Billy Ray Cyrus, “Old Town Road

Taylor Swift, “You Need to Calm Down” — WINNER

 

Favorite Social Artist

BTS — WINNER

Billie Eilish

EXO

Ariana Grande

Shawn Mendes

 

Favorite Male Artist – Pop/Rock

Drake

Khalid — WINNER

Post Malone

 

Favorite Female Artist – Pop/Rock

Billie Eilish

Ariana Grande

Taylor Swift — WINNER

 

Favorite Duo or Group – Pop/Rock

BTS — WINNER

Jonas Brothers

Panic! At The Disco

 

Favorite Album – Pop/Rock

Billie Eilish, When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?

Ariana Grande, Thank U, Next

Taylor Swift, Lover — WINNER

 

Favorite Song – Pop/Rock

Halsey, “Without Me” — WINNER

Jonas Brothers, “Sucker

Lil Nas X ft. Billy Ray Cyrus, “Old Town Road

Panic! At The Disco, “High Hopes

Post Malone & Swae Lee, “Sunflower (Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse)”

 

Favorite Male Artist – Country

Kane Brown — WINNER

Luke Combs

Thomas Rhett

 

Favorite Female Artist – Country

Kelsea Ballerini

Maren Morris

Carrie Underwood — WINNER

 

Favorite Duo or Group – Country

Dan + Shay — WINNER

Florida Georgia Line

Old Dominion

 

Favorite Album – Country

Kane Brown, Experiment

Dan + Shay, Dan + Shay

Carrie Underwood, Cry Pretty — WINNER

 

Favorite Song – Country

Luke Combs, “Beautiful Crazy

Dan + Shay, “Speechless” — WINNER

Blake Shelton, “God’s Country

 

Favorite Artist – Rap/Hip-Hop

Cardi B — WINNER

Drake

Post Malone

 

Favorite Album – Rap/Hip-Hop

Meek Mill, “Championships

Post Malone, “Hollywood’s Bleeding” — WINNER

Travis Scott, “Astroworld

 

Favorite Song – Rap/Hip-Hop

Lil Nas X ft. Billy Ray Cyrus, “Old Town Road” — WINNER

Post Malone, “Wow.

Travis Scott, “Sicko Mode

 

Favorite Male Artist – Soul/R&B

Chris Brown

Khalid

Bruno Mars — WINNER

 

Favorite Female Artist – Soul/R&B 

Beyoncé — WINNER

Lizzo

Ella Mai

 

Favorite Album – Soul/R&B

Chris Brown, Indigo

Khalid, Free Spirit — WINNER

Ella Mai, Ella Mai

 

Favorite Song – Soul/R&B

Khalid, “Talk” — WINNER

Lizzo, “Juice”

Ella Mai, “Trip”

 

Favorite Artist – Alternative Rock

Billie Eilish — WINNER

Imagine Dragons

Panic! at the Disco

 

Favorite Artist – Adult Contemporary

Maroon 5

P!nk

Taylor Swift — WINNER

 

Favorite Artist – Latin

Bad Bunny

J Balvin — WINNER

Ozuna

 

Favorite Artist – Contemporary Inspirational

Lauren Daigle — WINNER

For King & Country

MercyMe

 

Favorite Artist – Electronic Dance Music (EDM)

Avicii

Marshmello — WINNER

The Chainsmokers

 

Favorite Soundtrack

A Star Is Born by Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper

Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen — WINNER

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse