Sunday, November 23, 2014
The top winner was One Direction. They took three awards – Artist of the Year, Favorite Band, Duo Or Group – Pop/Rock, and Favorite Album – Pop/Rock. Katy Perry also claimed three wins. She won Single of the Year, Favorite Female Artist – Pop/Rock, and Favorite Artist — Adult Contemporary.
Iggy Azalea and Beyoncé both won two apiece. Iggy Azalea's wins were for Favorite Artist and Favourite Album in the Rap/Hip-Hop category. Beyoncé was winner for Favorite Female Artist and Favourite Album in the Soul/R&B Female section.
Taylor Swift was presented with the inaugural Dick Clark Award of Excellence by Diana Ross.
The first-ever 2014 American Music Awards “International Song Award” was given to the Chinese hit music duo, the Chopstick Brothers for the song “Little Apple,” who also performed the song tonight. The first-ever “International Artist Award” was also given to Chinese singer Zhang Zie.
Nominations for the 2014 American Music Awards
Complete list of winners for the 2014 American Music Awards
ARTIST OF THE YEAR
NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR
5 Seconds of Summer
SINGLE OF THE YEAR
Katy Perry featuring Juicy J - "Dark Horse"
DICK CLARK AWARD OF EXCELLENCE
FAVORITE MALE ARTIST - POP/ROCK
FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST - POP/ROCK
FAVORITE BAND, DUO OR GROUP - POP/ROCK
FAVORITE ALBUM - POP/ROCK
One Direction - "Midnight Memories"
FAVORITE MALE ARTIST - COUNTRY
FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST - COUNTRY
FAVORITE BAND, DUO OR GROUP - COUNTRY
Florida Georgia Line
FAVORITE ALBUM - COUNTRY
Brantley Gilbert - "Just As I Am"
FAVORITE ARTIST - RAP/HIP-HOP
FAVORITE ALBUM - RAP/HIP-HOP
Iggy Azalea - "The New Classic"
FAVORITE MALE ARTIST - SOUL/R&B
FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST - SOUL/R&B
FAVORITE ALBUM - SOUL/R&B
Beyoncé - "Beyoncé"
FAVORITE ARTIST - ALTERNATIVE ROCK
FAVORITE ARTIST - ADULT CONTEMPORARY
FAVORITE ARTIST - LATIN
FAVORITE ARTIST - CONTEMPORARY INSPIRATIONAL
FAVORITE ARTIST - ELECTRONIC DANCE MUSIC