American Music Awards of 1983

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10th Annual American Music Awards
DateJanuary 17, 1983
VenueShrine Auditorium, Los Angeles, California
CountryUnited States
Television/radio coverage
Runtime180 min.
Produced byDick Clark Productions
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The tenth Annual American Music Awards were held on January 17, 1983.

Winners and nominees[edit]

Subcategory Winner Nominees
Pop/Rock Categories
Favorite Pop/Rock Male Artist John Cougar
Rick Springfield
Paul McCartney
Favorite Pop/Rock Female Artist Olivia Newton-John Stevie Nicks
Diana Ross
Favorite Pop/Rock Band/Duo/Group Daryl Hall & John Oates Fleetwood Mac
The J. Geils Band
Favorite Pop/Rock Album Always On My MindWillie Nelson MirageFleetwood Mac
Favorite Pop/Rock Song "Truly" – Lionel Richie "Ebony and Ivory" – Paul McCartney & Stevie Wonder
"Eye of the Tiger" – Survivor
Soul/R&B Categories
Favorite Soul/R&B Male Artist Lionel Richie Rick James
Stevie Wonder
Favorite Soul/R&B Female Artist Diana Ross Aretha Franklin
Evelyn King
Favorite Soul/R&B Band/Duo/Group Kool & The Gang The Gap Band
The Time
Favorite Soul/R&B Album Jump to ItAretha Franklin Throwin' DownRick James
Stevie Wonder's Original Musiquarium IStevie Wonder
Favorite Soul/R&B Song "Sexual Healing" – Marvin Gaye "Jump to It" – Aretha Franklin
"Love Come Down" – Evelyn King
Country Categories
Favorite Country Male Artist Kenny Rogers Charley Pride
Conway Twitty
Favorite Country Female Artist Barbara Mandrell Emmylou Harris
Favorite Country Band/Duo/Group Alabama The Oak Ridge Boys
Statler Brothers
Favorite Country Album Always on My MindWillie Nelson Mountain MusicAlabama
Fancy FreeThe Oak Ridge Boys
Favorite Country Song "Love Will Turn You Around" – Kenny Rogers "Bobbie Sue" – The Oak Ridge Boys
"Nobody" – Sylvia
Kenny Rogers