American Music Awards 2015: The Complete Winners List

One Direction takes home Artist of the Year; The Weeknd, Nicki Minaj have big Sundays

Last Updated: November 20, 2019 @ 11:50 AM

The Jennifer Lopez-hosted 2015 American Music Awards have closed the curtain, but not before boy band One Direction took home the Artist of the Year trophy. The Weeknd and Nicki Minaj also had big nights on Sunday.

The 2015 AMAs featured performances by Lopez,The Weeknd, One Direction, Justin Bieber, 5 Seconds of Summer, Coldplay, Ariana GrandeSelena Gomez, Nick Jonas, and Demi Lovato.

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Gwen StefaniCarrie Underwood, and Walk the Moon also pitched in, among others.

The ABC telecast also featured a special tribute and song by Jared Leto and Celine Dion, respectively, dedicated to the victims of the recent Paris terror attacks. Later, Harrison Ford stopped by to debut a new clip from upcoming Disney film “Star Wars: The Force Awakens.”

Here is the full list of AMA winners and nominees:

ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Luke Bryan
Ariana Grande
Maroon 5
Nicki Minaj
One Direction *WINNER
Ed Sheeran
Sam Smith
Taylor Swift
Meghan Trainor
The Weeknd

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – SOUL/R&B
Chris Brown
Trey Songz
The Weeknd *WINNER

FAVORITE ARTIST – RAP/HIP-HOP
Drake
Fetty Wap
Nicki Minaj *WINNER

FAVORITE ARTIST – ALTERNATIVE ROCK
Fall Out Boy *WINNER

Hozier
Walk The Moon

COLLABORATION OF THE YEAR UN-LEASHED BY T-MOBILE
Wiz Khalifa Featuring Charlie Puth “See You Again”
Rihanna & Kanye West Featuring Paul McCartney “FourFiveSeconds”
Mark Ronson Featuring Bruno Mars “Uptown Funk!”
Skrillex & Diplo Featuring Justin Bieber “Where Are Ü Now” *WINNER
Taylor Swift Featuring Kendrick Lamar “Bad Blood”

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – COUNTRY
Kelsea Ballerini
Miranda Lambert
Carrie Underwood *WINNER

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – POP/ROCK
Ariana Grande *WINNER

Taylor Swift
Meghan Trainor

NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR PRESENTED BY KOHL’S
Fetty Wap
Sam Hunt *WINNER
Tove Lo
Walk The Moon
The Weeknd

FAVORITE ALBUM – RAP/HIP-HOP
J. Cole “2014 Forest Hills Drive”
Drake “If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late
Nicki Minaj “The Pinkprint” *WINNER

TOP SOUNDTRACK
Fifty Shades of Grey
Empire: Original Soundtrack from Season 1
Pitch Perfect 2 *WINNER

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – COUNTRY
Jason Aldean
Luke Bryan *WINNER
Sam Hunt

FAVORITE DUO OR GROUP – POP/ROCK
Maroon 5
One Direction *WINNER
Walk The Moon

FAVORITE ALBUM – SOUL/R&B
Chris Brown “X”
D’Angelo and The Vanguard “Black Messiah”
The Weeknd “Beauty Behind the Madness” *WINNER

Read the entire list of winners here.

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