AMA 2014 Winners

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While we were all watching Jamie Dornan in The Fall last night, the 42nd annual American Music Awards was taking place in the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. As was the case with the European version two weeks ago, pop music ruled the roost with One Direction taking home three awards including Arist of the Year, Best Pop/Rock band and Best Pop/Rock album for Midnight Memories. Katy Perry also scooped three awards for Best Female Pop Artist, Best Single and Best Adult Contemporary Artist.

Iggy Azaela came up trumps in her battle against Eminem as she won both of the Rap/Hip-Hop awards on the night, while Béyonce was awarded with Best Female Artist and Best Album in the Soul/R&B category. The awards came too late for Taylor Swift to pick up any nominations but that didn’t stop her from stealing the show with a powerful rendition of Blank Space. Her night wasn’t over there as she became the first recipient of the Dick Clark Award for Excellence, presented by Diana Ross.

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Dick Clare Award For Excellence: Taylor Swift

Artist Of The Year: One Directon

New Artist Of The Year: 5 Seconds Of Summer

Single Of The Year: Katy Perry feat. Juicy J – Dark Horse

Favourite Male Artist – Pop/Rock: Sam Smith

Favourite Female Artist – Pop/Rock: Katy Perry

Favourite Band, Duo or Group – Pop/Rock: One Direction

Favourite Album – Pop/Rock: One Direction – Midnight Memories

Favourite Male Artist – Country: Luke Bryan

Favourite Female Artist – Country: Carrie Underwood

Favourite Band, Duo or Group – Country: Florida Georgia Line

Favourite Album – Country: Brantley Gilbert – Just As I Am

Favourite Artist – Rap/Hip-Hop: Iggy Azalea

Favourite Album – Rap/Hip-Hop: Iggy Azalea – The New Classic

Favourite Male Artist – Soul/R&B: John Legend

Favourite Female Artist – Soul/R&B: Béyonce

Favourite Album – Soul/R&B: Béonce – Béyonce

Favourite Artist  – Alternative Rock: Imagine Dragons

Favourite Artist – Adult Contemporary: Katy Perry

Favourite Artist – Latin: Enrique Iglesias

Favourite Artist – Contemporary Inspirational: Casting Crowns

Favourite Artist – Electronic Dance Music (EDM): Calvin Harris

Top Soundtrack: Frozen

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