Macklemore and Ryan Lewis win Rap Album of the Year at the AMAs.
The American Music Awards are currently on the air, and although the show is not nearly over yet, we do know the outcome for Rap/Hip-Hop Album Of The Year. The AMAs have the winner of this award also performing tonight, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis.
The Heist duo beat out Kendrick Lamar's good kid, m.A.A.d city and Jay Z's Magna Carta Holy Grail...What do you guys think about that? Nelly also took the stage earlier tonight, as will Kendrick Lamar, Justin Timberlake, R. Kelly, Lady Gaga, Rihanna. Apart from Macklemore's win, we've also seen Rihanna receive the first-ever AMA Icon Award.
You can watch Macklemore & Ryan Lewis' acceptance speech below, where they quote Martin Luther King and speak on racial profiling, referencing Trayvon Martin.
Stay tuned for more updates on winners through out the night.
[Update: Check Out The Complete List Of Winners At The AMAs]
Along with Macklemore & Ryan Lewis winning Favorite Rap/HipHop Album, Justin Timberlake, Rihanna, Ariana Grande and more took him awards. Check out the list of winners at the AMAs last night below.
Artist of the Year: Taylor Swift
New Artist of the Year: Ariana Grande
Single of the Year: Florida Georgia Line feat. Nelly – “Cruise”
Favorite Male Artist Pop/Rock: Justin Timberlake
Favorite Artist Rap/Hip-Hop: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
Favorite Album Rap/Hip-Hop: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis The Heist
Favorite Male Artist Soul/R&B: Justin Timberlake
Favorite Female Artist Soul/R&B: Rihanna
Favorite Album Soul/R&B: Justin Timberlake The 20/20 Experience
AMA Icon Award: Rihanna