Who Won 44th Annual American Music Awards?

Drake
Date: 
Nov 20, 2016

Drake had a record 13 nominations going into the 2016 American Music Awards. The rapper won four times and swept the Hip/Hop category.

Justin Bieber also won four AMAs, with Rihanna winning three.

"Purple Rain" won Best Soundtrack and the award was accepted by Prince's sister Tyka Nelson.

The ceremony was hosted by Gigi Hadid and Jay Pharoah. The Award of Merit was presented to Sting.

Artist of the Year Ariana Grande
Pop/Rock
Pop/Rock Male Artist Justin Bieber
Pop/Rock Female Artist Selena Gomez
Pop/Rock Band/Duo/Group Twenty One Pilots
Pop/Rock Album Justin Bieber (Purpose)
"Purpose" album
Pop/Rock Song Justin Bieber (Love Yourself)
Country
Country Male Artist Blake Shelton
Country Female Artist Carrie Underwood
Country Duo or Group Florida Georgia Line
Country Album Carrie Underwood (Storyteller)
"Storyteller" album
Country Song Tim McGraw (Humble And Kind)
Rap/Hip-Hop
Rap/Hip-Hop Artist Drake
Rap/Hip-Hop Album Drake (Views)
Views
Rap/Hip-Hop Song Drake (Hotline Bling)
Soul/R&B
Soul/R&B Male Artist Chris Brown
Soul/R&B Female Artist Rihanna
Soul/R&B Album Rihanna (ANTI)
ANTI
Soul/R&B Song Rihanna feat. Drake (Work)
Other
New Artist Of The Year Zayn
Alternative Artist Twenty One Pilots
Adult Contemporary Artist Adele
Latin Artist Enrique Iglesias
Contemporary Inspirational Artist Hillsong United
EDM Artist The Chainsmokers
Top Soundtrack Prince (Purple Rain)
Purple Rain
Collaboration of the Year Fifth Harmony feat. Ty Dolla $ign (Work From Home)
Work From Home
Video of the Year Justin Bieber (Sorry)
Tour of the Year Beyonce (Formation World Tour)