Who Won 42nd Annual American Music Awards?

One Direction at the 2014 American Music Awards
Date: 
Nov 23, 2014

The vocal group One Direction were the big winners at the 2014 American Music Awards. They won three times including the top award - Artist Of The Year. Katy Perry also won three times including Single of the Year for "Dark Horse."

Other multiple winners included Iggy Azalea and Beyonce. Taylor Swift won the Dick Clark Award of Excellence.

The ceremony was hosted by Pitbull.

42nd American Music Award Winners

Artist of the Year One Direction
Song of the Year Katy Perry (Dark Horse)
"Dark Horse" by Katy Perry
Pop/Rock
Pop/Rock Male Artist Sam Smith
Pop/Rock Female Artist Katy Perry
Pop/Rock Duo or Group One Direction
Pop/Rock Album One Direction (Midnight Memories)
Midnight Memories
Country
Country Male Artist Luke Bryan
Country Female Artist Carrie Underwood
Country Duo or Group Florida Georgia Line
Country Album Brantley Gilbert (Just As I Am)
Just As I Am
Rap/Hip-Hop
Rap/Hip-Hop Artist Iggy Azalea
Rap/Hip-Hop Album Iggy Azalea (The New Classic)
The New Classic
Soul/R&B
Soul/R&B Male Artist John Legend
Soul/R&B Female Artist Beyonce
Soul/R&B Album Beyonce
"Beyonce" album
Other
New Artist Of The Year 5 Seconds Of Summer
Alternative Artist Imagine Dragons
Adult Contemporary Artist Katy Perry
Latin Artist Enrique Iglesias
Contemporary Inspirational Artist Casting Crowns
EDM Artist Calvin Harris
Top Soundtrack Frozen
Frozen Soundtrack