The 2016 American Music Awards Recap: Winners & Performers

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The 2016 American Music Awards are finally here and we couldn’t be more excited! This year we are looking forward to performances from Justin Bieber, Lady Gaga, Niall Horan, Fifth Harmony and so many others!

Let us know who you are looking forward to seeing and keep up with this page for updates on the winners below!

 And… That’s a wrap! Thanks for following along!

Closing out the show is Adam Levine and his band, Maroon 5!

 And now the biggest award of the night… Ariana Grande takes home Favorite Artist of the Year!!!

Let the tears flow… Selena is giving the most authentic acceptance speech about being who you are, being happy and not letting social media or other people define your success! Selena you are the most beautiful person on the inside an out! You are an inspiration to all!

SO PROUD of Selena Gomez taking home the award for Favorite Pop/Rock Female!! This is her first AMA!

Music producer, recording artist and social media super star DJ Khaled is on stage with Nicki Minaj, August Alsina, Future and Rick Ross performing their hit new song “Do You Mind”

Sting is now performing!

The Award of Merit award is being handed out to the one and only, Sting!!

Green Day is still as amazing as ever performing! Does Billie Joe Armstrong ever age? I think not.

Congrats again to Twenty One Pilots! Their second award for the night is for Favorite Alternative Rock.

Florida Georgia Line is taking home their fifth AMA tonight winning Favorite Country Group or Duo!

Lady Gaga is singing A Million Reasons off her new album, Joanne. Love her new stripped down version she has been rocking lately! She is so pretty without all the flash.

Matt Bomer introducing his American Horror Story co-star, Lady Gaga!

Purple Rain is taking home the award for Favorite Soundtrack! Prince‘s sister will accepted the award.

Get ready to sing your heart out!!! IT’S BIEBER TIMEEEEEEE!!! Justin singing Let Me Love You!

The winner for Favorite Rap Hip Hop artist is going to… Drake! This is his second award of the night! He won his first award in 2010.


Twenty One Pilots are on stage singing their latest hit Heathens.

I’m so glad John Legend is singing Love Me Now! This is the sweetest video!

Gotta love Chrissy Teigen (and her unfiltered mouth LOL) introducing her hubby John Legend!! They are serious couple goals!

So happy for Zayn‘s win for New Artist of the Year!!!


Bringing out the sexiness, Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj are too hot to handle! Loving this Side to Side performance!

Congrats to Tim McGraw on his 11th AMA! He is taking home for an AMA for Country Song, Humble and Kind. So good to see Tim there to accept his award!

Fifth Harmony and Ty Dolla $ign are taking home Collaboration of the Year for “Work From Home”!!

The Weeknd is up next singing Starboy! Cool vibe, no pun intended LOL!

And the AMA for … Electronic Dance Music goes to the well-deserving The Chainsmokers!! I have a feeling this is just the start of a huge career for them!

Shawn Mendes is treating us to two songs tonight, Mercy and Treat You Better.

James Bay‘s voice is so sultry. We could listen to him all day.

The Chainsmokers and Halsey have taken the stage to sing Closer. How freaking gorgeous is Halsey?! PS. Travis Barker on the drums? YES Please!

The AMA for Rap Hip Hop Album goes to…. Drake!

Fifth Harmony is giving us some serious boss babe vibes singing That’s My Girl.

YAS it’s time for Niall Horan to serenade us with This Town!

Congrats to Twenty One Pilots for taking home the first award of the night!

AMAs is starting! Bruno Mars will kick off the party singing 24k Magic  with four dancer. He is giving us that 90’s boy band vibe right now.

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