It’s been an incredible year of music and the 2019 American Music Awards were an epic night of celebrating all of our favourite songs, albums and artists from the last year.
Hosted by Ciara, the show featured incredible performances by Selena Gomez, Shawn Mendes, Taylor Swift, Billie Eilish, Post Malone, and more.
Post Malone lead the show with seven nominations, while Ariana Grande and Billie Eilish followed with six, but it was Taylor Swift who swept the awards. She won all five categories she was nominated for, including Favourite Music Video for ‘You Need To Calm Down’, Favourite Female Artist – Pop/Rock, Favourite Album – Pop/Rock for ‘Lover’, Favourite Artist – Adult Contemporary, Artist of the Year, AND was honoured with the Artist of the Decade award – which was complete with an epic performance of some of her biggest hits from her entire career. With these five AMA wins under her belt she is now the most awarded artist in AMA history, breaking Michael Jackson’s record.
After heating up the stage with an intimate performance of ‘Señorita’ pop music’s new favourite couple, Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello won the award for Collaboration of the Year (and Camila Cabello adorably did a shout out to Shawn Mendes’s mum who was watching from home ❤️).
Billie Eilish made her AMA debut with a fiery performance of ‘All The Good Girls Go To Hell’ and won the awards for New Artist of the Year and Favourite Artist – Alternative Rock. After the insanely huge year she has had we’re not too surprised and we are so proud!
Favourite Album – Rap/Hip-Hop went to Post Malone for ‘Hollywood’s Bleeding’, who also put on a banging performance of ‘Circles’ before being joined on stage by Ozzy Osbourne and Travis Scott.
And Halsey won her first-ever AMA for Favourite Song – Pop/Rock for ‘Without Me’ and later came back to the stage for a colourful performance of ‘Graveyard’, which made us so excited to see her perform at Bay Dreams early next year!
See the full list of winners here.