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The American Music Awards (AMAs) is an annual American music awards show, created by Dick Clark
Dick Clark
in 1973 for ABC when the network's contract to air the Grammy Awards
Grammy Awards
expired.[1] Unlike the Grammys, which are awarded on the basis of votes by members of the Recording Academy, the AMAs are determined by a poll of the public and fans, who can vote through the AMAs website.[2] The award statuette is manufactured by New York firm Society Awards.


1 History and overview

1.1 Conception 1.2 Hosts

2 Ceremonies 3 Categories

3.1 Current award categories 3.2 Past award categories

4 Most wins

4.1 Most wins in a single ceremony 4.2 Most wins by category

5 Special

5.1 Award of Merit 5.2 International Artist Award of Excellence 5.3 Icon Award 5.4 Dick Clark
Dick Clark
Award for Excellence 5.5 Award of Achievement 5.6 Lifetime Achievement Award 5.7 Artist of the Decade

6 See also 7 References 8 External links

History and overview[edit] Conception[edit] The AMAs was created by Dick Clark
Dick Clark
in 1973 to compete with the Grammy Awards after the move of that year's show to Nashville, Tennessee
Nashville, Tennessee
led to CBS
picking up the Grammy telecasts after its first two in 1971 and 1972 were broadcast on ABC. Michael Jackson
Michael Jackson
and Donny Osmond
Donny Osmond
co-hosted the first award show with Rodney Allen Rippy
Rodney Allen Rippy
and Ricky Segall in 1974. In 2014, American network Telemundo
acquired the rights to produce a Spanish-language version of the American Music Awards and launched the Latin American Music Awards in 2015.[3][4] While the Grammy Awards
Grammy Awards
are awarded based on votes by members of the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences, the AMAs are determined by a poll of music buyers and the public. The American Music Awards have nominations based on sales, airplay, activity on social networks, and video viewing. Before 2010 had nominations based only on sales and airplay and nominated every work, even if old. The Grammys have nominations based on vote of the Academy and only nominate a work from their eligibility period that changes often.[5][6][7] Hosts[edit] The first hosts for the first telecast of the AMAs were Helen Reddy, Roger Miller, and Smokey Robinson. Helen Reddy
Helen Reddy
not only hosted the show but also became the first female artist to win an AMA for Favorite Pop/Rock Female artist. For the first decade or so, the AMAs had multiple hosts, each representing a genre of music. For instance, Glen Campbell
Glen Campbell
would host the country portion (Campbell, in fact, has co-hosted the AMAs more times than any other host or co-host), while other artists would co-host to represent his/her genre. In recent years, however, there has been one single host. In 1991, Keenen Ivory Wayans
Keenen Ivory Wayans
became the first Hollywood actor to host the AMAs. From its inception in 1973 until 2003, the AMAs have been held in mid- to late-January, but were moved to November (usually the Sunday before Thanksgiving) beginning in 2003 so as not to further compete with other major awards shows (such as the Golden Globe Awards and the Academy Awards) and allows for ABC to have a well-rated awards show during November sweeps. For the 2008 awards, Jimmy Kimmel
Jimmy Kimmel
hosted for the fourth consecutive year. In 2009–2012, there was no host for the first time in history. Instead, the AMAs followed the Grammys' lead in having various celebrities give introductions. However, rapper Pitbull hosted the 2013 ceremony and 2014 ceremony. Jennifer Lopez
Jennifer Lopez
hosted the 2015 show.[8] Gigi Hadid
Gigi Hadid
and Jay Pharoah
Jay Pharoah
hosted the 2016 show. Tracee Ellis Ross hosted the show in 2017. Between 2012 and 2014, as part of a marketing strategy for Samsung, the American Music Awards used the lock screen wallpaper of Samsung Galaxy series mobile phone handsets rather than envelopes to reveal winners. A magnetic screen cover on each phone kept the wallpaper image with the winner's name secret until opened.[9] The Billboard Music Awards, also an ABC awards show produced by Dick Clark Productions, also used Samsung Galaxy
Samsung Galaxy
handsets to reveal winners. Traditional envelopes returned during DCP's 2015 music awards ceremonies. Ceremonies[edit]

# Date Host Venue

01 19 February 1974 Roger Miller, Helen Reddy, Smokey Robinson Earl Carroll Theatre

02 18 February 1975 Sly Stone, Helen Reddy, Roy Clark Santa Monica Civic Auditorium

03 31 January 1976

04 31 January 1977 Glen Campbell, Helen Reddy, Lou Rawls
Lou Rawls
and Electric Light Orchestra

05 16 January 1978 David Soul, Glen Campbell
Glen Campbell
and Natalie Cole

06 12 January 1979 Donna Summer, Glen Campbell
Glen Campbell
and Helen Reddy

07 18 January 1980

ABC Studios

08 30 January 1981 Crystal Gayle, Mac Davis
Mac Davis
and Teddy Pendergrass

09 25 January 1982 Donna Summer, Glen Campbell
Glen Campbell
and Lionel Richie Shrine Auditorium

10 17 January 1983 Aretha Franklin

11 16 January 1984 Lionel Richie

12 28 January 1985

13 27 January 1986 Diana Ross

14 26 January 1987 Diana Ross

15 25 January 1988 Barry Gibb, Maurice Gibb, Mick Fleetwood, Robin Gibb
Robin Gibb
and Whitney Houston

16 30 January 1989 Anita Baker, Debbie Gibson, Kenny Rogers
Kenny Rogers
and Rod Stewart

17 22 January 1990 Alice Cooper, Anita Baker, Gloria Estefan, Naomi Judd
Naomi Judd
and Wynonna Judd

18 28 January 1991 Keenen Ivory Wayans

19 27 January 1992 MC Hammer

20 25 January 1993 Bobby Brown, Gloria Estefan
Gloria Estefan
and Wynonna Judd

21 07 February 1994 Meat Loaf, Reba McEntire
Reba McEntire
and Will Smith

22 30 January 1995 Queen Latifah, Tom Jones, Lorrie Morgan

23 29 January 1996 Sinbad

24 27 January 1997 Sinbad

25 26 January 1998 Drew Carey

26 11 January 1999 Brandy & Melissa Joan Hart

27 17 January 2000 Norm Macdonald

28 08 January 2001 Britney Spears
Britney Spears
and LL Cool J

29 09 January 2002 Jenny McCarthy
Jenny McCarthy
and Sean Combs

30 13 January 2003 Jack Osbourne, Kelly Osbourne, Ozzy Osbourne
Ozzy Osbourne
and Sharon Osbourne

31 16 November 2003 Jimmy Kimmel

32 14 November 2004 Jimmy Kimmel

33 22 November 2005 Cedric the Entertainer

34 21 November 2006 Jimmy Kimmel

35 18 November 2007 Jimmy Kimmel Microsoft Theater

36 23 November 2008 Jimmy Kimmel

37 22 November 2009

38 21 November 2010

39 20 November 2011

40 18 November 2012

41 24 November 2013 Pitbull

42 23 November 2014 Pitbull

43 22 November 2015 Jennifer Lopez

44 20 November 2016 Gigi Hadid
Gigi Hadid
and Jay Pharoah

45 19 November 2017 Tracee Ellis Ross

Categories[edit] Current award categories[edit]

Award Year

Artist of the Year 1996, 2001–2002, 2003 (November)–present

New Artist of the Year 2004–present

Collaboration of the Year 2015–present

Video of the Year 2016–present

Tour of the Year 2016–present

Top Soundtrack 1996–2003 (January), 2007–2010, 2013–present

Favorite Male Artist – Pop/Rock 1974–present

Favorite Female Artist – Pop/Rock 1974–present

Favorite Duo or Group – Pop/Rock 1974–present

Favorite Album
– Pop/Rock 1974–present

Favorite Song – Pop/Rock 1974–1995, 2016–present

Favorite Male Artist – Soul/R&B 1974–present

Favorite Female Artist – Soul/R&B 1974–present

Favorite Album
– Soul/R&B 1974–present

Favorite Song – Soul/R&B 1974–1995, 2016–present

Favorite Male Artist – Country 1974–present

Favorite Female Artist – Country 1974–present

Favorite Duo or Group – Country 1974–present

Favorite Album
– Country 1974–present

Favorite Song – Country 1974–1995, 2016–present

Favorite Artist – Rap/Hip-Hop 1989–present

Favorite Album
– Rap/Hip-Hop 1989–1992, 2003 (January)–present

Favorite Song – Rap/Hip-Hop 2016–present

Favorite Artist – Adult Contemporary 1992–present

Favorite Artist – Alternative 1995–present

Favorite Artist – Latin 1996–present

Favorite Artist – Contemporary
Inspirational 2002–present

Favorite Artist – Electronic Dance Music 2012–present

Past award categories[edit]

Award Year

Single of the Year 2013–2015

Fan's Choice Award 2003 (January)–2003 (November)

Favorite Pop/Rock Video 1984–1988

Favorite Pop/Rock Male Video Artist 1985–1987

Favorite Pop/Rock Female Video Artist 1985–1987

Favorite Pop/Rock Band/Duo/Group Video Artist 1985–1987

Favorite Pop/Rock New Artist 1989–2003

Favorite Soul/R&B Band/Duo/Group 1974–2003, 2005–2006, 2009

Favorite Soul/R&B Video 1984–1988

Favorite Soul/R&B Male Video Artist 1985–1987

Favorite Soul/R&B Female Video Artist 1985–1987

Favorite Soul/R&B Band/Duo/Group Video Artist 1985–1987

Favorite Soul/R&B New Artist 1989–2003

Favorite Country Video 1984–1988

Favorite Country Male Video Artist 1985–1987

Favorite Country Female Video Artist 1985–1987

Favorite Country Band/Duo/Group Video Artist 1985–1987

Favorite Country New Artist 1989–2003

Favorite Disco
Male Artist 1979

Favorite Disco
Female Artist 1979

Favorite Disco
Band/Duo/Group 1979

Favorite Disco
Album 1979

Favorite Disco
Song 1979

Favorite Heavy Metal/Hard Rock Artist 1989–1997

Favorite Heavy Metal/Hard Rock Album 1989–1992

Favorite Heavy Metal/Hard Rock New Artist 1990–1993

Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Band/Duo/Group 2003 (January)–2008

Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop New Artist 1990–1994

Favorite Dance Artist 1990–1992

Favorite Dance Song 1990–1992

Favorite Dance New Artist 1990–1992

Favorite Adult Contemporary
Album 1992–1994

Favorite Adult Contemporary
New Artist 1992–1994

Most wins[edit] The record for most American Music Awards won is held by Michael Jackson, who has amassed twenty-four awards. The record for most American Music Awards won by a group belongs to Alabama, who have collected twenty-three awards. For a female artist, the record for most American Music Awards won belongs to singer Whitney Houston
Whitney Houston
who has won twenty-one awards.[10]

Artist Number of awards

Michael Jackson 24

Alabama 23

Whitney Houston 21

Taylor Swift 19

Kenny Rogers

Garth Brooks 17

Justin Bieber 15

Reba McEntire

Lionel Richie

Willie Nelson 12


Carrie Underwood

Janet Jackson 11

Tim McGraw

Stevie Wonder

Mariah Carey 10

Randy Travis

Most wins in a single ceremony[edit] The record for the most American Music Awards won in a single year is held by Michael Jackson
Michael Jackson
(in 1984) and Whitney Houston
Whitney Houston
(in 1994), each with 8 awards to their credit (including the Award of Merit, with which both artists were honored in the respective years).

Michael Jackson
Michael Jackson
8 (1984) Whitney Houston
Whitney Houston
8 (1994)

Most wins by category[edit] The following list shows the artists with most wins in each category, adapted from the AMAs official website.[11]

Artist of the Year: Taylor Swift
Taylor Swift
(3 wins) Song of the Year: Kenny Rogers
Kenny Rogers
(5 wins)

The Song of the Year record holder accounts for all previous single category winners.

Favorite Male Artist – Pop/Rock: (Tie) Barry Manilow, Eric Clapton, Michael Bolton, Michael Jackson
Michael Jackson
and Justin Bieber
Justin Bieber
(3 wins each) Favorite Female Artist – Pop/Rock: (Tie) Olivia Newton-John
Olivia Newton-John
and Whitney Houston
Whitney Houston
(4 wins each) Favorite Duo or Group – Pop/Rock: (Tie) Aerosmith, The Black Eyed Peas, Hall & Oates and One Direction
One Direction
(3 wins each) Favorite Album
– Pop/Rock: Michael Jackson
Michael Jackson
and Justin Bieber
Justin Bieber
(3 wins) Favorite Male Artist – Country: Garth Brooks
Garth Brooks
(8 wins) Favorite Female Artist – Country: Reba McEntire
Reba McEntire
(10 wins) Favorite Duo or Group – Country: Alabama (17 wins) Favorite Album
– Country: Kenny Rogers, Carrie Underwood
Carrie Underwood
(5 wins) Favorite Artist – Rap/Hip-Hop: Eminem
(4 wins)

The Favorite Artist – Rap/Hip-Hop record holder accounts for all previous Favorite Female Artist – Rap/Hip-Hop and Favorite Male Artist – Rap/Hip-Hop category winners.

Favorite Album
– Rap/Hip-Hop: Nicki Minaj
Nicki Minaj
(3 wins) Favorite Male Artist – Soul/R&B: Luther Vandross
Luther Vandross
(7 wins) Favorite Female Artist – Soul/R&B: Rihanna
(6 wins) Favorite Album
– Soul/R&B: Michael Jackson
Michael Jackson
(4 wins) Favorite Artist – Alternative Rock: Linkin Park
Linkin Park
(6 wins) Favorite Artist – Adult Contemporary: Celine Dion
Celine Dion
(4 wins) Favorite Artist – Latin Music: Enrique Iglesias
Enrique Iglesias
(7 wins) Favorite Artist – Contemporary
Inspirational: Casting Crowns
Casting Crowns
(4 wins) Favorite Artist – Electronic Dance Music: (Tie) Calvin Harris
Calvin Harris
and The Chainsmokers
The Chainsmokers
(2 wins each)

awards[edit] Award of Merit[edit] Main article: American Music Award
American Music Award
of Merit The American Music Award of Merit has been awarded to thirty two artists, the latest being Sting (2016).[12] International Artist Award of Excellence[edit] The International Artist Award of Excellence has been awarded to seven artists:[13]

Michael Jackson
Michael Jackson
(1993) Rod Stewart
Rod Stewart
(1994) Led Zeppelin
Led Zeppelin
(1995) Bee Gees
Bee Gees
(1997) Aerosmith
(2001) Beyoncé
(2007) Whitney Houston
Whitney Houston

Icon Award[edit] The AMAs' producer Larry Klein stated: "The first-ever Icon Award was created to honor an artist whose body of work has made a profound influence over pop music on a global level."[14]


Dick Clark
Dick Clark
Award for Excellence[edit] At the 2014 award ceremony, the Dick Clark
Dick Clark
Award for Excellence was given for the first time.[15]

Taylor Swift
Taylor Swift

Award of Achievement[edit] Main article: American Music Award
American Music Award
for Achievement

Michael Jackson
Michael Jackson
(1989) Prince (1990) Mariah Carey
Mariah Carey
(2000 and 2008) Katy Perry
Katy Perry

Lifetime Achievement Award[edit]

Diana Ross
Diana Ross

Artist of the Decade[edit]

90s: Garth Brooks
Garth Brooks

In 2000, the year Brooks won the award, the AMAs held a poll to elect the Artist of the Decade for each previous decade of the Rock & Roll era. According to some sources, the result of this poll is not counted in the total of AMAs won by these artists.[18][19][20] The results were Elvis Presley
Elvis Presley
(1950s), The Beatles
The Beatles
(60s), Stevie Wonder (70s) and Michael Jackson
Michael Jackson
(80s). See also[edit]

Latin American Music Award


^ Perebinossoff, Philippe; et al. (2005). Programming for TV, radio, and the Internet. Elsevier. p. 42.  ^ "VOTING FAQs" (PDF). the amas. Retrieved November 23, 2015.  ^ Block, Alex Ben (July 30, 2014). " Telemundo
Will Produce a Spanish-Language American Music Awards in 2015". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved May 30, 2015.  ^ Cobo, Leila (August 24, 2015). "First-Ever Latin American Music Awards Headed to Telemundo". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved August 24, 2015.  ^ "Taylor Swift, Michael Jackson
Michael Jackson
dominate American Music Awards nominations [UPDATED]". Los Angeles Times. October 13, 2009. Archived from the original on October 15, 2009. Retrieved October 14, 2009.  ^ "Eminem, Bieber outscore Lady Gaga in AMA nods". Reuters. October 12, 2010. Archived from the original on October 13, 2010. Retrieved October 12, 2010.  ^ Johnson Jr., Billy (October 12, 2010). "Lady Gaga Snubbed at American Music Awards Nominations". Retrieved October 14, 2010.  ^ Jennifer Lopez
Jennifer Lopez
to Host and Perform at the 2015 American Music Awards American Music Awards. Theamas.com. Retrieved on October 21, 2015. ^ " Samsung Galaxy
Samsung Galaxy
Note 2 Used To Announce Winners at AMAs". Newsbroadcast.co.uk. November 26, 2012. Retrieved December 11, 2012.  ^ "2015 AMERICAN MUSIC AWARD NOMINEE STATISTICS". dick clark productions. October 13, 2015. Retrieved October 13, 2015.  ^ "2015 AMERICAN MUSIC AWARD NOMINEE STATISTICS". TheAMAs.com. The American Music Awards. Retrieved October 13, 2015.  ^ " American Music Award
American Music Award
of Merit". The AMAs. Retrieved October 25, 2016.  ^ "International Artist Award". The AMAs. Retrieved October 25, 2016.  ^ " Rihanna
to receive 'AMA Icon Award'". billboard.com. November 26, 2012. Retrieved November 15, 2013.  ^ " Taylor Swift
Taylor Swift
to Receive First Ever Dick Clark
Dick Clark
Award for Excellence at the 2014 AMAs". The AMAs. dick clark productions, inc. November 21, 2014. Retrieved October 10, 2015.  ^ "Winners Database". The Amas.  ^ "American Music Awards: List of winners". CNN. January 18, 2000.  ^ "Lauryn Hill, Backstreet Boys, DMX Honored With American Music Awards". MTV. January 18, 2000. Retrieved June 16, 2010.  ^ "List of American Music Awards winners". Sun Journal. January 18, 2000. Retrieved June 16, 2010.  ^ "Santana wins top album honors at American Music Awards". Times Daily. January 18, 2000. Retrieved June 16, 2010. 

External links[edit]

American Music Awards, official site

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Artist of the Year New Artist of the Year Collaboration of the Year


Male Artist Female Artist Band/Duo/Group Album Song


Male Artist Female Artist Band/Duo/Group Album Song

Rap/Hip hop

Rap/Hip-Hop Artist Album Song


Male Artist Female Artist Album Song


Adult Contemporary
Artist Contemporary
Inspirational Artist


Award of Merit Alternative Artist Latin Artist EDM Artist Special
Achievement Award Icon Top Soundtrack Tour of the Year Video of the Year

Discontinued awards

Honorary Award Adult Contemporary
Album Adult Contemporary
New Artist Soul/R&B Band/Duo/Group Rap/Hip-Hop Band/Duo/Group Single of the Year

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Meteor Music Awards
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Choice Music Prize
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