All winners announced at 2020 American Music Awards

The 2020 American Music Awards just wrapped up on Sunday night. Popular musical artists took home the most notable honors.

According to Deadline, The Weeknd, Taylor Swift, and Doja Cat emerged as top winners at the 2020 American Music Awards.

The ceremony saw amazing performances from the best, globally known artists. Taraji P. Henson hosted the event. While many celebs were absent due to COVID-19, others presented their acts with proper social distancing.

Those who didn’t attend the show included Beyonce, Jay Z, and Dolly Parton.

2020 American Music Awards winners

Those who were there to perform and receive their respected awards included Shawn Mendes, Jennifer Lopez, and Billie Eilish. Justin Bieber, Katy Perry, BTS, The Weeknd, and Kenny G, and Darius Rucker also showed their energy on stage.

This year’s version also introduced new categories in rap, hip-hop, and Latin genres.

Here are all the announced winners of AMAs:

  • Artist of the Year
    Taylor Swift
  • New Artist of the Year
    Doja Cat
  • The collaboration of the Year
    Dan + Shay with Justin Bieber, 10,000 Hours
  • Favorite Social Artist
  • Favorite Music Video
    Taylor Swift, Cardigan
  • Favorite Male Artist – Pop/Rock
    Justin Bieber
  • Favorite Female Artist – Pop/Rock
    Taylor Swift
  • Favorite Duo or Group – Pop/Rock
  • Favorite Album – Pop/Rock
    Harry Styles, Fine Line
  • Favorite Song – Pop/Rock
    Dua Lipa, Don’t Start Now.
  • Favorite Male Artist – Country
    Kane Brown
  • Favorite Female Artist- Country
    Maren Morris
  • Favorite Duo or Group – Country
    Dan + Shay
  • Favorite Album – Country
    Blake Shelton, Fully Loaded: God’s Country
  • Favorite Song – Country
    Dan + Shay with Justin Bieber, 10,000 Hours
  • Favorite Male Artist – Rap/Hip-Hop
    Juice WRLD
  • Favorite Female Artist – Rap/Hip-Hop
    Nicki Minaj
  • Favorite Album – Rap/Hip-Hop
    Roddy Ricch, Please Forgive Me For Being Anti Social
  • Favorite Song – Rap/Hip-Hop
    Cardi B ft. Megan Thee Stallion, WAP
  • Favorite Male Artist – Soul/R&B
    The Weeknd
  • Favorite Female Artist – Soul/R&B
    Doja Cat
  • Favorite Album – Soul/R&B
    The Weeknd, After Hours
  • Favorite Song – Soul/R&B
    The Weeknd, Heartless
  • Favorite Male Artist – Latin
    Bad Bunny
  • Favorite Female Artist- Latin
    Becky G
  • Favorite Album – Latin
    Bad Bunny, YHLQMDLG
  • Favorite Song – Latin
    Karol G & Nicki Minaj, Tusa
  • Favorite Artist – Alternative Rock
    Twenty-One Pilots
  • Favorite Artist – Adult Contemporary
    Jonas Brothers
  • Favorite Artist – Contemporary Inspirational
    Lauren Daigle
  • Favorite Artist – Electronic Dance Music (EDM)
    Lady Gaga
  • Favorite Soundtrack
    Birds of Prey: The Album

Impact of the pandemic on award shows

The year has witnessed a lot of cancellations in terms of entertainment moments. Whether it be anticipated movies or award ceremonies, so far, it’s been an unbearable situation for everyone.

And considering that, each upcoming event is trying to maintain the audience interest with changes in organizing the shows. And 2020 American Music Awards is another example of that. Even many film festivals have moved to online streaming services now. And it will continue to happen unless there’s a new vaccine in the future.


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