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Recap of the 2015 American Music Awards.

Tonight, most of the world's biggest pop stars, minus Adele and Taylor Swift, gathered in L.A. for the 2015 American Music Awards. The Weeknd and Nicki Minaj were among the night's big winners, taking home two awards each. The Weeknd's Beauty Behind the Madness won Favorite Soul/R&B Album, and the year's best hip-hop album was awarded to Nicki Minaj's The Pinkprint, which beat out J. Cole's 2014 Forest Hills Drive and Drake's If You're Reading This Its Too Late. Fetty Wap, Wiz Khalifa, and Chris Brown were among the nominees who fell short. Meek Mill was also sitting pretty for his girl's big night. 

Check out the full list of winners and nominees below. 

ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Luke Bryan
Ariana Grande
Nicki Minaj
One Direction [WINNER]
Taylor Swift

NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR PRESENTED BY KOHL'S
Fetty Wap
Sam Hunt [WINNER]
Tove Lo
Walk The Moon
The Weeknd
Maroon 5
Arianna Grande
Meghan Trainor
Sam Smith
Ed Sheeran

SONG OF THE YEAR
Wiz Khalifa feat. Charlie Puth – "See You Again"
Mark Ronson feat. Bruno Mars – "Uptown Funk!"
Ed Sheeran – "Thinking Out Loud"
Taylor Swift – "Blank Space" [WINNER]
The Weeknd – "Can't Feel My Face"

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

FAVORITE ARTIST – ADULT CONTEMPORARY
Ed Sheeran
Taylor Swift [WINNER]
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

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

The Weeknd & Nicki Minaj Among The Big Winners At The 2015 AMAs

Recap of the 2015 American Music Awards.


Tonight, most of the world's biggest pop stars, minus Adele and Taylor Swift, gathered in L.A. for the 2015 American Music Awards. The Weeknd and Nicki Minaj were among the night's big winners, taking home two awards each. The Weeknd's Beauty Behind the Madness won Favorite Soul/R&B Album, and the year's best hip-hop album was awarded to Nicki Minaj's The Pinkprint, which beat out J. Cole's 2014 Forest Hills Drive and Drake's If You're Reading This Its Too Late. Fetty Wap, Wiz Khalifa, and Chris Brown were among the nominees who fell short. Meek Mill was also sitting pretty for his girl's big night. 

Check out the full list of winners and nominees below. 

ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Luke Bryan
Ariana Grande
Nicki Minaj
One Direction [WINNER]
Taylor Swift

NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR PRESENTED BY KOHL'S
Fetty Wap
Sam Hunt [WINNER]
Tove Lo
Walk The Moon
The Weeknd
Maroon 5
Arianna Grande
Meghan Trainor
Sam Smith
Ed Sheeran

SONG OF THE YEAR
Wiz Khalifa feat. Charlie Puth – "See You Again"
Mark Ronson feat. Bruno Mars – "Uptown Funk!"
Ed Sheeran – "Thinking Out Loud"
Taylor Swift – "Blank Space" [WINNER]
The Weeknd – "Can't Feel My Face"

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

FAVORITE ARTIST – ADULT CONTEMPORARY
Ed Sheeran
Taylor Swift [WINNER]
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

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

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