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American Music Awards 2016

American Music Awards 2016

November 20, 2016
November 20, 2016
Los Angeles
Los Angeles


The 44th Annual American Music Awards took place on November 20, 2016, at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.[1][2] The 2016 AMAs fell 31% from 2015 among adults 18-49 and 26% among viewers, to 8.2 million watching the show, which was an all-time low in the show's history.[3]

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Justin Bieber
bornMarch 1, 1994
London, Ontario, Canada
Resides inLos Angeles, California, U.S.
Selena Gomez
bornJuly 22, 1992
Grand Prairie, Texas, U.S.
Ariana Grande
Singer, actress
bornJune 26, 1993
Boca Raton, Florida, U.S.
Resides inLos Angeles, California, U.S.

Photos - Arrivals (1)202


Jelena Noura "Gigi" Hadid[3] (/həˈdd/ HUH-DEED; born April 23, 1995)[4] is an American model. She was signed to IMG Models in 2013. In November 2014, Hadid made her debut in the Top 50 Models ranking on models.com. In January 2015, she was named the Daily Front Row's "Model of the Year".[5][6]


Jared Antonio Farrow (born October 14, 1987), better known by his stage name Jay Pharoah, is an American actor, stand-up comedian, impressionist, rapper, and voice actor. He joined the cast of NBC's Saturday Night Live in 2010, for its thirty-sixth season.[1] In 2015, he was ranked the 55th greatest Saturday Night Live cast member by Rolling Stone magazine.[2]


Artist of the Year Nominees5

New Artist of the Year Nominees5

Top Albums by New Artist of the Year Nominees10

Top Songs by New Artist of the Year Nominees10

Favorite Pop/Rock Male Artist Nominees3

Favorite Pop/Rock Female Artist Nominees3

Favorite Country Male Artist Nominees3

Favorite Country Female Artist Nominees3

Favorite Country Duo or Group Nominees3

Favorite Country Album Nominees3

Favorite Country Song Nominees3

Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Artist Nominees3

Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Album Nominees3

Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Song Nominees3

Favorite Soul/R&B Male Artist Nominees3

Favorite Soul/R&B Female Artist Nominees3

Favorite Soul/R&B Album Nominees3

Favorite Soul/R&B Song Nominees3

Favorite Alternative Artist Nominees3

Favorite Adult Contemporary Artist Nominees3

Favorite Latin Artist Nominees3

Favorite Contemporary Inspirational Artist Nominees3

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Video of the Year Nominees3

Top Soundtrack Nominees3

Collaboration of the Year Nominees4

Special Award Winner1



Songs Performed18

Microsoft Theater
The Microsoft Theater (formerly Nokia Theatre L.A. Live) is a music and theatre venue in downtown Los Angeles, California at L.A. Live. The theatre auditorium seats 7,100 and holds one of the largest indoor stages in the United States.

Notable Attendees108


Spotify - Featured Albums & Singles44


Spotify - Featured Tracks31


News Articles10

Selena Gomez Is Officially Working On New Music
j-14.com  –  December 16, 2016
Selena Gomez made a memorable comeback at the 2016 American Music Awards when she delivered an incredible acceptance speech. She touched on her own mental health and told fans that if she can overcome what she did then anyone can fix what's broken inside them.
Selena Gomez Got a New Haircut, and Is Still Silent on Social Media
Wmagazine  –  December 16, 2016
Like many of us, Selena Gomez had a challenging 2016. At the at the American Music Awards, the singer and actress explained her long hiatus earlier this year was a much-needed chance to recuperate from Lupus and the depression it caused. But, it seems ...
The Ameripolitan Awards Announce 2016 Nominees
savingcountrymusic.com  –  December 13, 2016
The 4th Annual Ameripolitan Awards will transpire at the Paramount Theatre in Austin TX on February 15th, 2017, and Tuesday morning the organization that looks to shine a spotlight on American music with a ... 3 organization. The 2016 Ameripolitan Awards ...
Celebrities caught being silly in 2016
Chron  –  December 13, 2016
Jenny McCarthy and Donnie Wahlberg arrive at the 2016 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 20, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. Jenny McCarthy and Donnie Wahlberg arrive at the 2016 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November ...
Adele and Coldplay Score Biggest Wins at 2016 BBC Music Awards
E Online  –  December 13, 2016
A year after it took the world by storm, Adele's "Hello" has been named Song of the Year at the 2016 BBC Music Awards. The British songstress ... busy international star was wrapping up the North American leg of her world tour in Los Angeles and could ...
Drake Leads American Music Awards With Record-Breaking 13 Nominations
hellobeautiful.com  –  December 12, 2016
Via Billboard: Drake broke a 32-year record for the most American Music Awards nominations with 13 nods, beating Michael Jackson’s previous high mark of 11 from 1984. The “Hotline Bling” rapper leads all 2016 American Music Awards nominees with nods ...
How long will the 2016 BBC Music Awards be on?
Mic  –  December 12, 2016
The 2016 BBC Music Awards are set to commence Monday ... as the BBC Music Awards only have five categories (to compare, the American Music Awards had 28 categories). The categories include: Chris Walker is a news writer for Mic based out of Madison ...
2016 American Music Awards top moments and winners
CNN  –  November 21, 2016
(CNN)The 2016 American Music Awards brought out the biggest names in music Sunday night at Los Angeles' Microsoft Theater. The awards, which were co-hosted by Gigi Hadid and Jay Pharoah, were full of show stopping performances-- including John Legend's ...
2016 American Music Awards top moments and winners
Big Country Homepage  –  November 20, 2016
This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. The 2016 American Music Awards brought out the biggest names in music Sunday night at Los Angeles' Microsoft Theater. The awards, which were co-hosted by Gigi Hadid and Jay Pharoah ...
On the Scene: The 2016 American Music Awards with Ciara in Stephane Rolland Couture, Zoe Saldana in Monse, Teyana Taylor in Steven Khalil, and More!
fashionbombdaily.com  –  November 19, 2016
The 2016 American Music Awards are going down tonight in LA! Gigi Hadid is hosting, so you know the night is going to be full of high-fashion looks. Let’s check out what the stars are donning on the red carpet! Ciara swaddled her burgeoning baby bump in ...


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