American Music Award for Video of the Year

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American Music Awards for
Video of the Year
CountryUnited States
Presented byAmerican Music Awards
First awarded2016
Last awarded2021
Currently held byLil Nas X – "Montero (Call Me by Your Name)" (2021)
Most awardsTaylor Swift (2)
Most nominationsDrake (3)
Websitetheamas.com

The American Music Awards for Video 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 2019, the award's name became Favorite Music Video.

Winners and nominees[edit]

2010s[edit]

Year Artist Video Ref
2016
(44th)
Justin Bieber "Sorry" [1]
Desiigner "Panda"
Rihanna (featuring Drake) "Work"
2017
(45th)
Bruno Mars "That's What I Like" [2]
Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee "Despacito"
Ed Sheeran "Shape of You"
2018
(46th)
Camila Cabello (featuring Young Thug) "Havana" [3]
Cardi B "Bodak Yellow"
Drake "God's Plan"
2019
(47th)
Taylor Swift "You Need to Calm Down" [4]
Billie Eilish "Bad Guy"
Ariana Grande "7 Rings"
Halsey "Without Me"
Lil Nas X (featuring Billy Ray Cyrus) "Old Town Road"

2020s[edit]

Year Artist Video Ref
2020
(48th)
Taylor Swift "Cardigan" [5]
Doja Cat "Say So"
Future (featuring Drake) "Life Is Good"
Lady Gaga and Ariana Grande "Rain on Me"
The Weeknd "Blinding Lights"
2021
(49th)
Lil Nas X "Montero (Call Me by Your Name)" [6]
Silk Sonic (Bruno Mars and Anderson .Paak) "Leave the Door Open"
Cardi B "Up"
Olivia Rodrigo "Drivers License"
The Weeknd "Save Your Tears"

Category facts[edit]

Multiple wins[edit]

2 wins

Multiple nominations[edit]

3 nominations
2 nominations

See also[edit]

  • American Music Award for Favorite Pop/Rock Video (1984-1988)
  • American Music Award for Favorite Pop/Rock Male Video Artist (1985-1987)
  • American Music Award for Favorite Pop/Rock Female Video Artist (1985-1987)
  • American Music Award for Favorite Pop/Rock Band/Duo/Group Video Artist (1985-1987)
  • American Music Award for Favorite Soul/R&B Video (1984-1988)
  • American Music Award for Favorite Soul/R&B Male Video Artist (1985-1987)
  • American Music Award for Favorite Soul/R&B Female Video Artist (1985-1987)
  • American Music Award for Favorite Soul/R&B Band/Duo/Group Video Artist (1985-1987)
  • American Music Award for Favorite Country Video (1984-1988)
  • American Music Award for Favorite Country Male Video Artist (1985-1987)
  • American Music Award for Favorite Country Female Video Artist (1985-1987)
  • American Music Award for Favorite Country Band/Duo/Group Video Artist (1985-1987)

References[edit]

  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. ^ "Here Are All the Winners From the 2018 AMAs". Billboard. October 9, 2018. Retrieved October 10, 2018.
  4. ^ "The American Music Awards Announces 2019 Nominees". American Music Awards. 2019-10-24. Retrieved 2019-10-24.
  5. ^ "American Music Awards 2020: Full list of nominations". ABC News. October 26, 2020. Retrieved October 26, 2020.
  6. ^ Aswad, Jem (October 28, 2021). "Olivia Rodrigo and the Weeknd Lead American Music Award Nominations". Variety. Retrieved October 28, 2021.