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American Music Awards 2015: Full Winners List

The 2015 American Music Awards kicked off Sunday night, honoring some of the biggest artists in the world.

Taylor Swift, with her massive “1985” album, led the nominations, winning three — Song of the Year, Favorite Pop/Rock Album and Favorite Adult Contemporary Artist.

Other big winners included boy band One Direction, who nabbed Favorite Pop/Rock Band, Duo or Group and Artist of the Year; The Weeknd, who took home Favorite Soul/R&B Artist and Favorite Soul/R&B album; and Nicki Minaj, who won Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Artist and Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop album.

Jennifer Lopez hosted the awards show, airing live on ABC from Los Angeles’ Microsoft Theatre. See a full list of winners below.

ARTIST OF THE YEAR
One Direction – WINNER
Luke Bryan
Ariana Grande
Maroon 5
Nicki Minaj
Ed Sheeran
Sam Smith
Taylor Swift
Meghan Trainor
The Weeknd

SONG OF THE YEAR
Taylor Swift “Blank Space” – WINNER
Wiz Khalifa Featuring Charlie Puth “See You Again”
Mark Ronson Featuring Bruno Mars “Uptown Funk!”
Ed Sheeran “Thinking Out Loud”
The Weeknd “Can’t Feel My Face”

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – SOUL/R&B
The Weeknd – WINNER
Chris Brown
Trey Songz

FAVORITE ARTIST – RAP/HIP-HOP
Nicki Minaj – WINNER
Drake
Fetty Wap

FAVORITE ARTIST – ALTERNATIVE ROCK
Fall Out Boy – WINNER
Hozier
Walk The Moon

COLLABORATION OF THE YEAR UN-LEASHED BY T-MOBILE
Skrillex & Diplo Featuring Justin Bieber “Where Are Ü Now” – WINNER
Wiz Khalifa Featuring Charlie Puth “See You Again”
Rihanna & Kanye West Featuring Paul McCartney “FourFiveSeconds”
Mark Ronson Featuring Bruno Mars “Uptown Funk!”
Taylor Swift Featuring Kendrick Lamar “Bad Blood”

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – COUNTRY
Carrie Underwood – WINNER
Kelsea Ballerini
Miranda Lambert

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – POP/ROCK
Ariana Grande – WINNER
Taylor Swift
Meghan Trainor

NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR PRESENTED BY KOHL’S
Sam Hunt – WINNER
Fetty Wap
Tove Lo
Walk The Moon
The Weeknd

FAVORITE ALBUM – RAP/HIP-HOP
Nicki Minaj – The Pinkprint – WINNER
J. Cole – 2014 Forest Hills Drive
Drake – If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late

TOP SOUNDTRACK
Pitch Perfect 2 – WINNER
Fifty Shades of Grey
Empire: Original Soundtrack from Season 1

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – COUNTRY
Luke Bryan – WINNER
Jason Aldean
Sam Hunt

FAVORITE DUO OR GROUP – POP/ROCK
One Direction – WINNER
Maroon 5
Walk The Moon

FAVORITE ALBUM – SOUL/R&B
The Weeknd Beauty Behind the Madness – WINNER
Chris Brown X
D’Angelo and The Vanguard Black Messiah

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – POP/ROCK
Ed Sheeran – WINNER
Nick Jonas
Sam Smith

FAVORITE ALBUM – POP/ROCK
Taylor Swift – 1989 – WINNER
Ed Sheeran – X
Sam Smith – In The Lonely Hour

FAVORITE DUO or GROUP – COUNTRY
Florida Georgia Line – WINNER
Zac Brown Band
Little Big Town

FAVORITE ALBUM – COUNTRY
Florida Georgia Line – Anything Goes – WINNER
Jason Aldean – Old Boots, New Dirt
Sam Hunt – Montevallo

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – SOUL/R&B
Rihanna – WINNER
Beyoncé
Mary J. Blige

FAVORITE ARTIST – ADULT CONTEMPORARY
Taylor Swift – WINNER
Ed Sheeran
Meghan Trainor

FAVORITE ARTIST – LATIN
Enrique Iglesias – WINNER
Ricky Martin
Romeo Santos

FAVORITE ARTIST – CONTEMPORARY INSPIRATIONAL
Casting Crowns – WINNER
Hillsong United
MercyMe

FAVORITE ARTIST – ELECTRONIC DANCE MUSIC (EDM)
Calvin Harris – WINNER
David Guetta
Zedd

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