The American Music Awards 2015: Performances & Winners

The American Music Awards 2015

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The American Music Awards aired live Sunday, Nov. 22, at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

Host Jennifer Lopez dazzled during the opening number and throughout the ceremony in a handful of custom designer gowns.
Joining her throughout the night included 5 Seconds of Summer, Justin Bieber, Leon Bridges, Coldplay, Celine Dion, Selena Gomez, Ariana Grande, Nick Jonas, Demi Lovato, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Alanis Morissette, One Direction, Gwen Stefani, Carrie Underwood, WALK THE MOON, The Weeknd, duets from Meghan Trainor and Charlie Puth, Luke Bryan featuring Karen Fairchild of Little Big Town and the legendary Star Wars score performed by pop super group Pentatonix and a full symphony orchestra; Presenters Paula Abdul, Kelsea Ballerini, Ashley Benson, Miss America 2016 Betty Cantrell, Ciara, Sean Combs, Terry Crews, Hannah Davis, DNCE, Fall Out Boy, Fifth Harmony, Florida Georgia Line, Tyrese Gibson, Ellie Goulding, Gigi Hadid, Julianne Hough, Kylie Jenner, Anna Kendrick, Wiz Khalifa, Taylor Lautner, Jared Leto, Little Big Town, Tove Lo, Jenny McCarthy, Shawn Mendes, Nicki Minaj, Chloe Grace Moretz, Kevin O’Leary, Prince, Norman Reedus, Jeremy Renner, Nick Robinson, Alicia Silverstone, Jeremy Sisto, Hailee Steinfeld, Wilmer Valderrama, Donnie Wahlberg, and Zendaya.


Jennifer Lopez – “Waiting For Tonight” / Dance Songs Mix

Selena Gomez – “Same Old Love”

Carrie Underwood — “Heartbeat”

Demi Lovato — “Confident”

Meghan Trainor & Charlie Puth — “Like I’m Gonna Lose You”/”Marvin Gaye”

Ariana Grande — “Focus”

One Direction — “Perfect”

Nick Jonas — Medley

Gwen Stefani — “Used To Love You”

Walk The Moon — “Shut Up And Dance”

Luke Bryan & Karen Fairchild — “Home Alone Tonight”

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis ft. Leon Bridges — “Kevin”

Alanis Morissette & Demi Lovato — “You Oughta Know”

Celine Dion

Pentatonix — Star Wars Score

Justin Bieber – Where Are U Now, What Do You Mean, Sorry


Artist of the Year
One Direction

Song of the Year
Taylor Swift “Blank Space”

Collaboration of the Year Un-leashed by T-Mobile
Skrillex & Diplo Featuring Justin Bieber “Where Are Ü Now”

New Artist of the Year Presented by Kohl’s
Sam Hunt

Favorite Male Artist – Pop/Rock
Ed Sheeran

Favorite Female Artist – Pop/Rock
Ariana Grande

Favorite Band, Duo or Group – Pop/Rock
One Direction

Favorite Album – Pop/Rock
Taylor Swift “1989”

Favorite Male Artist – Country
Luke Bryan

Favorite Female Artist – Country
Carrie Underwood

Favorite Band, Duo or Group – Country
Florida Georgia Line

Favorite Album – Country
Florida Georgia Line “Anything Goes”

Favorite Artist – Rap/Hip-Hop
Nicki Minaj

Favorite Album – Rap/Hip-Hop
Nicki Minaj “The Pinkprint”

Favorite Male Artist – Soul/R&B
The Weeknd

Favorite Female Artist – Soul/R&B

Favorite Album – Soul/R&B
The Weeknd “Beauty Behind The Madness”

Favorite Artist – Alternative Rock
Fall Out Boy

Favorite Artist – Adult Contemporary
Taylor Swift

Favorite Artist – Latin
Enrique Iglesias

Favorite Artist – Contemporary Inspirational
Casting Crowns

Favorite Artist – Electronic Dance Music (EDM)
Calvin Harris

Top Soundtrack
Pitch Perfect 2

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