Taylor Swift
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Lady Gaga and Miley Cyrus made big splashes on the red carpet and on stage, but it was Taylor Swift and Justin Timberlake who each continued to break out of their respective genres Sunday night, taking home American Music Awards across several categories. Rihanna was honored with an AMA Icon Award (at only 25!) and country stars Lady Antebellum took away the night’s biggest country category prize.

See the full list of winners below!

Artist of the Year:

Taylor Swift — WINNER

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

Bruno Mars


Taylor Swift

Favorite Male Artist — Pop/Rock:

Justin Timberlake — WINNER

Bruno Mars

Robin Thicke

Favorite Female Artist — Soul/R&B

Rihanna — WINNER


Alicia Keys

Favorite Album — Country

Taylor Swift/Red — WINNER

Luke Bryan/Crash My Party

Florida Georgia Line/Here’s To The Good Times

Favorite Album — Rap/Hip-Hop

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis/The Heist — WINNER

Jay Z/Magna Carta…Holy Grail

Kendrick Lamar/good kid, m.A.A.d city

Favorite Artist — Alternative Rock

Imagine Dragons — WINNER

The Lumineers

Mumford & Sons

Favorite Artist — Latin

Marc Anthony — WINNER

Prince Royce

Romeo Santos

Favorite Album — Pop/Rock

One Direction/Take Me Home — WINNER

Taylor Swift/Red

Justin Timberlake/The 20/20 Experience

New Artist of the Year

Ariana Grande

AMA Icon Award


Favorite Male Artist — Soul/R&B

Justin Timberlake — WINNER


Robin Thicke

Favorite Female Artist — Country

Taylor Swift — WINNER

Miranda Lambert

Carrie Underwood

Single of the Year

“Cruise” by Florida Georgia Line Featuring Nelly/Cruise — WINNER

“Thrift Shop” by Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, featuring Wanz

“Blurred Lines” by Robin Thicke, featuring Pharrell and T.I.

Favorite Album — Soul/R&B

Justin Timberlake/The 20/20 Experience — WINNER


Robin Thicke/Blurred Lines

Favorite Artist — Electronic Dance Music (EDM)

Avicii — WINNER

Daft Punk

Calvin Harris


Favorite Artist — Rap/Hip-Hop

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis — WINNER

Jay Z

Lil Wayne

Favorite Male Artist — Country

Luke Bryan — WINNER

Hunter Hayes

Blake Shelton

Favorite Band, Duo, or Group — Pop/Rock

One Direction — WINNER

Imagine Dragons

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

Favorite Female Artist — Pop/Rock

Taylor Swift — WINNER



Favorite Band, Duo, or Group — Country

Lady Antelbellum — WINNER

The Band Perry

Florida Georgia Line

Favorite Artist — Adult Contemporary

Maroon 5 — WINNER

Bruno Mars


Favorite Artist — Contemporary Inspirational

Matthew West — WINNER


Chris Tomlin

Top Soundtrack

Pitch Perfect — WINNER

The Great Gatsby: Music From Baz Luhrmann’s Film

Les Miserables