American Music Awards of 1975

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2nd Annual American Music Awards
DateFebruary 18, 1975
VenueSanta Monica Civic Auditorium, Santa Monica, California
CountryUnited States
First awarded1973
Television/radio coverage
Runtime120 min.
Produced byDick Clark Productions
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The second Annual American Music Awards were held on February 18, 1975.

Winners and nominees[edit]

Subcategory Winner Nominees
Pop/Rock Category
Favorite Pop/Rock Male Artist John Denver Charlie Rich
Elton John
Favorite Pop/Rock Female Artist Olivia Newton-John Barbra Streisand
Helen Reddy
Favorite Pop/Rock Band/Duo/Group Gladys Knight & the Pips Bachman–Turner Overdrive
Favorite Pop/Rock Album Charlie Rich, Behind Closed Doors Elton John, Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
John Denver, John Denver's Greatest Hits
Favorite Pop/Rock Song Olivia Newton-John, "I Honestly Love You" Barbra Streisand, "The Way We Were"
Terry Jacks, "Seasons in the Sun"
Soul/R&B Category
Favorite Soul/R&B Male Artist Stevie Wonder Barry White
James Brown
Favorite Soul/R&B Female Artist Diana Ross Aretha Franklin
Roberta Flack
Favorite Soul/R&B Band/Duo/Group Gladys Knight & the Pips The O'Jays
The Stylistics
Favorite Soul/R&B Album Gladys Knight & the Pips, Imagination Marvin Gaye, Let's Get It On
Stevie Wonder, Innervisions
Favorite Soul/R&B Song Gladys Knight & the Pips, "Midnight Train to Georgia" Gladys Knight & the Pips, "You're the Best Thing That Ever Happened to Me"
Roberta Flack, "Feel Like Makin' Love"
Country Category
Favorite Country Male Artist Charlie Rich Charley Pride
Roy Clark
Favorite Country Female Artist Olivia Newton-John Loretta Lynn
Marie Osmond
Favorite Country Band/Duo/Group Conway Twitty & Loretta Lynn George Jones & Tammy Wynette
The Statler Brothers
Favorite Country Album Olivia Newton-John, Let Me Be There Charlie Rich, Behind Closed Doors
Charlie Rich, A Very Special Love Song
Favorite Country Song Charlie Rich, "The Most Beautiful Girl" Charley Pride, "Mississippi Cotton Picking Delta Town"
Merle Haggard, "If We Make It Through December"
Berry Gordy, Jr.