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Rihanna, Beyoncé, Ariana Grande and More Win at the 2016 AMAs

These are America’s favorite artists of the year.

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Rihanna, Beyoncé, Ariana Grande and More Win at the 2016 AMAs

These are America’s favorite artists of the year.

The winners of the 44th Annual American Music Awards were revealed last night at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Rihanna wins big this year by taking home the Favorite Female Artist and Favorite Album awards for the Soul/R&B category, while Beyoncé is crowned winner for Tour of the Year with her hugely successful Formation world tour. Other winners include Ariana Grande, who was awarded Artist of the Year; Selena Gomez, who won Favorite Female Pop/Rock Artist, and Drake, who received the honor of Favorite Aritst, Favorite Song and Favorite Album for the Rap/Hip-Hop category.

You can check out a complete list of nominees and winners below:

Artist of the Year
Drake
Justin Bieber
Selena Gomez
Ariana Grande WINNER
Rihanna
Carrie Underwood

New Artist of the Year Un-Leased By T-Mobile
Alessia Cara
The Chainsmokers
Dnce
Shawn Mendes
Zayn WINNER

Collaboration of the Year
The Chainsmokers Featuring Daya “Don’t Let Me Down”
Drake Featuring Wizkid and Kyla “One Dance”
Fifth Harmony Featuring Ty Dolla SIgn “Work From Home” WINNER
Rihanna Featuring Drake “Work”
Meghan Trainor Featuring John Legend “Like I’m Gonna Lose You”

Tour of the Year
Beyoncé WINNER
Madonna
Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band

Video of the Year
Justin Bieber “Sorry” WINNER
Desiigner “Panda”
Rihanna Featuring Drake “Work”

Favorite Male Artist – Pop/Rock
Justin Bieber WINNER
Drake
The Weeknd

Favorite Female Artist – Pop/Rock
Adele
Selena Gomez WINNER
Rihanna

Favorite Duo or Group – Pop/Rock
The Chainsmokers
Dnce
Twenty One Pilots WINNER

Favorite Album – Pop/Rock
Adele “25”
Justin Bieber “Purpose” WINNER
Drake “Views”

Favorite Song- Pop/Rock
Adele “Hello”
Justin Bieber “Love Yourself” WINNER
Drake Featuring Wizkid & Kyla “One Dance”

Favorite Male Artist – Country
Luke Bryan
Thomas Rhett
Blake Shelton WINNER

Favorite Female Artist – Country
Kelsea Ballerini
Cam
Carrie Underwood WINNER

Favorite Duo or Group – Country
Zac Brown Band
Florida Georgia Line WINNER
Old Dominion

Favorite Album – Country
Luke Bryan “Kill The Lights”
Chris Stapleton “Traveller”
Carrie Underwood “Storyteller” WINNER

Favorite Song – Country
Florida Georgia Line “H.O.L.Y”
Tim Mcgraw “Humble And Kind” WINNER
Thomas Rhett “Die A Happy Man”

Favorite Artist – Rap/Hip-Hop
Drake WINNER
Fetty Wap
Future

Favorite Album – Rap/Hip-Hop
Drake “Views” WINNER
Drake & Future “What A Time To Be Alive”
Fetty Wap “Fetty Wap”

Favorite Song – Rap/Hip-Hop
Desiigner “Panda”
Drake “Hotline Bling” WINNER
Fetty Wap “679”

Favorite Male Artist – Soul/R&B
Chris Brown WINNER
Bryson Tiller
The Weeknd

Favorite Female Artist – Soul/R&B
Beyoncé
Janet Jackson
Rihanna WINNER

Favorite Album – Soul/R&B
Beyoncé “Lemonade”
Rihanna “Anti” WINNER
Bryson Tiller “T R A P S O U L”

Favorite Song – Soul/R&B
Drake Featuring Wizkid & Kyla “One Dance”
Rihanna Featuring Drake “Work” WINNER
Bryson Tiller “Don’t”

Favorite Artist – Alternative Rock
Coldplay
Twenty One Pilots WINNER
X Ambassadors

Favorite Artist – Adult Contemporary
Adele WINNER
Rachel Platten
Meghan Trainor

Favorite Artist – Latin
J Balvin
Enrique Iglesias WINNER
Nicky Jam

Favorite Artist – Contemporary Inspirational
Lauren Daigle
Hillsong United WINNER
Chris Tomlin

Favorite Artist – Electronic Dance Music
The Chainsmokers WINNER
Calvin Harris
Major Lazer

Top Soundtrack
Purple Rain WINNER
Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Suicide Squad: The Album

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