American Music Award for Favorite Touring Artist

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American Music Awards for Tour of the Year
CountryUnited States
Presented byAmerican Music Awards
First awarded2016
Last awarded2022
Currently held byColdplay
Most awardsColdplay (2)
Most nominationsEd Sheeran (3)

The American Music Award for Tour of the Year has been awarded since 2016. Years reflect the year in which the awards were presented, for works released in the previous year (until 2003 onward when awards were handed out in November of the same year). In 2022, the award's name became Favorite Touring Artist.

Winners and nominees[edit]


Year Artist Tour Ref
Beyoncé The Formation World Tour [1]
Madonna Rebel Heart Tour
Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band The River Tour 2016
Coldplay A Head Full of Dreams Tour [2]
Garth Brooks The Garth Brooks World Tour with Trisha Yearwood
U2 The Joshua Tree Tour 2017
Taylor Swift Reputation Stadium Tour [3]
Bruno Mars 24K Magic World Tour
Ed Sheeran ÷ Tour
Beyoncé and Jay-Z On the Run II Tour
U2 Experience + Innocence Tour
BTS Love Yourself World Tour [4]
Ariana Grande Sweetener World Tour
Elton John Farewell Yellow Brick Road
Pink Beautiful Trauma World Tour
Ed Sheeran ÷ Tour


Year Artist Tour Ref
Coldplay [5]
Bad Bunny
Elton John
The Rolling Stones
Ed Sheeran

Category facts[edit]

Multiple nominations[edit]

3 nominations
2 nominations


  1. ^ McIntyre, Hugh (November 20, 2016). "American Music Awards 2016: Full List of Winners". Forbes. Retrieved November 21, 2017.
  2. ^ "Here Are All the Winners From the 2017 AMAs". Billboard. November 19, 2017. Retrieved November 21, 2017.
  3. ^ "AMAs 2018: Taylor Swift Wins 'Tour of the Year' Award". Entertainment Tonight. Retrieved October 10, 2018.
  4. ^ "The American Music Awards Announces 2019 Nominees". American Music Awards. October 24, 2019. Retrieved October 24, 2019.
  5. ^ Atkinson, Katie (November 20, 2022). "Here Are All the 2022 AMAs Winners". Billboard. Archived from the original on November 21, 2022. Retrieved November 21, 2022.