American Music Awards of 2000

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27th Annual American Music Awards
DateJanuary 17, 2000
LocationShrine Auditorium,
Los Angeles, California
CountryUnited States
Hosted byNorm Macdonald
Most awardsGarth Brooks (3)
Most nominationsShania Twain and Britney Spears (3 each)
Television/radio coverage
Runtime180 minutes
Produced byDick Clark Productions
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The 27th Annual American Music Awards were held on January 17, 2000, at the Shrine Auditorium, in Los Angeles, California. The awards recognized the most popular artists and albums from the year 1999.


Artist(s) Song(s)
Mariah Carey
"Thank God I Found You"
'N Sync "Bye Bye Bye"
Brooks & Dunn "Hurt Train"
Christina Aguilera "I Turn to You"
"What a Girl Wants"
Eurythmics "I Saved the World Today"
"Here Comes the Rain Again"
Enrique Iglesias "Rhythm Divine"
Dr. Dre
"Forgot About Dre"
Beck "Mixed Bizness"
Savage Garden "I Knew I Loved You"
Faith Evans
"Love Is Blind"
Lonestar "Amazed"
Creed "Higher"
Brian McKnight "Back at One"
Lenny Kravitz "American Woman"


Winners and nominees[edit]

Subcategory Winner Nominees
Pop/Rock Category
Favorite Pop/Rock Male Artist Will Smith Lenny Kravitz
Ricky Martin
Favorite Pop/Rock Female Artist Shania Twain Whitney Houston
Britney Spears
Favorite Pop/Rock Band/Duo/Group Backstreet Boys 'N Sync
Favorite Pop/Rock Album Supernatural - Santana Millennium - Backstreet Boys
...Baby One More Time - Britney Spears
Favorite Pop/Rock New Artist Britney Spears Kid Rock
Jennifer Lopez
Soul/R&B Category
Favorite Soul/R&B Male Artist R. Kelly Busta Rhymes
Favorite Soul/R&B Female Artist Lauryn Hill Brandy
Whitney Houston
Favorite Soul/R&B Band/Duo/Group TLC Dru Hill
K-Ci & JoJo
Favorite Soul/R&B Album The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill - Lauryn Hill My Love Is Your Love - Whitney Houston
FanMail - TLC
Favorite Soul/R&B New Artist Tyrese Eve
Country Category
Favorite Country Male Artist Garth Brooks Tim McGraw
George Strait
Favorite Country Female Artist Shania Twain Faith Hill
Martina McBride
Favorite Country Band/Duo/Group Brooks & Dunn Diamond Rio
Dixie Chicks
Favorite Country Album Double Live - Garth Brooks Fly - Dixie Chicks
Always Never the Same - George Strait
Favorite Country New Artist Montgomery Gentry Sara Evans
Adult Contemporary Category
Favorite Adult Contemporary Artist Phil Collins Cher
Shania Twain
Alternative Category
Favorite Alternative Artist Red Hot Chili Peppers Kid Rock
Limp Bizkit
Rap/Hip-Hop Category
Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Artist DMX Jay-Z
Latin Category
Favorite Latin Artist Ricky Martin Enrique Iglesias
Jennifer Lopez
Soundtrack Category
Favorite Soundtrack Wild Wild West Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me
Runaway Bride
Artist of the Decade Category (Fan voted)
1950's Decade Award Elvis Presley
1960's Decade Award The Beatles
1970's Decade Award Stevie Wonder
1980's Decade Award Michael Jackson
1990's Decade Award Garth Brooks
Gustavo Cerati
Achievement Award
Mariah Carey


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