American Music Awards of 2006

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34th Annual American Music Awards
DateNovember 21, 2006
LocationShrine Auditorium,
Los Angeles, California
CountryUnited States
Hosted byJimmy Kimmel
Most awardsThe Black Eyed Peas (3)
Most nominationsMariah Carey, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Rascal Flatts and The Black Eyed Peas (3 each)
Television/radio coverage
NetworkABC (November 21, 2006)
RCTI (December 15, 2006)
Produced byDick Clark Productions
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The 34th Annual American Music Awards were held on November 21, 2006.[1] They were hosted by Jimmy Kimmel. The awards recognized the most popular albums and artists from the year of 2005–2006. As usual, the ceremony was broadcast by ABC.

Musical performances[edit]

Artist Song(s)
Gwen Stefani "Wind It Up"
Snoop Dogg
"I Wanna Love You"
"Smack That"
"That's That Shit"
Lionel Richie "I Call It Love"
"All Night Long (All Night)"
Jamie Foxx "Wish U Were Here"
Jay-Z "Show Me What You Got"
Beyoncé[2] "Irreplaceable"
Mary J. Blige "We Ride (I See the Future)"
Carrie Underwood "Jesus, Take the Wheel"
"Don't Forget to Remember Me"
"Before He Cheats"
Josh Groban "February Song"
Dixie Chicks "Easy Silence"
Fall Out Boy "This Ain't a Scene, It's an Arms Race"
Nelly Furtado
"Say It Right"
The Pussycat Dolls "Buttons"
Tenacious D "POD"
Rascal Flatts "Life is a Highway"
Snow Patrol "Chasing Cars"
Barry Manilow "Can't Take My Eyes Off You"
John Mayer" "Waiting On the World to Change"

Winners and nominees[edit]

Artist of the Year New Artist of the Year
Favorite Pop/Rock Male Artist Favorite Pop/Rock Female Artist
Favorite Pop/Rock Band/Duo/Group Favorite Pop/Rock Album
Favorite Country Male Artist Favorite Country Female Artist
Favorite Country Band/Duo/Group Favorite Country Album
Favorite Soul/R&B Male Artist Favorite Soul/R&B Female Artist
Favorite Soul/R&B Band/Duo/Group Favorite Soul/R&B Album
Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Artist Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Band/Duo/Group
Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Album Favorite Adult Contemporary Artist
Favorite Alternative Artist Favorite Latin Artist
Favorite Contemporary Inspirational Artist


  1. ^ Jet. Johnson Publishing Company. November 20, 2006. p. 66. Retrieved June 22, 2018.
  2. ^ Press, T.A. (2015). Beyonce: From Destiny's Child to Independent Woman. Mango Media. p. 201. ISBN 978-1-63353-178-9. Retrieved June 22, 2018.