American Music Awards of 2019

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47th Annual American Music Awards
American Music Awards of 2019 logo
Sponsored byFrozen II
Wells Fargo
Knives Out
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker
DateNovember 24, 2019
LocationMicrosoft Theater, Los Angeles, California
CountryUnited States
Hosted byCiara
Most awardsTaylor Swift (6)
Most nominationsPost Malone (7)
Television/radio coverage
Runtime188 minutes
Viewership6.69 million
Produced byDick Clark Productions
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The 47th Annual American Music Awards were held on November 24, 2019 at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, recognizing the most popular artists and albums of 2019.[1] It was broadcast live on ABC, and hosted by Ciara.[2] Taylor Swift received the Artist of the Decade award, and was also the most awarded artist of the night with six wins, becoming the most awarded artist in the award's history with 29 wins and extending her record in the categories of Artist of the Year, Favorite Pop/Rock Female Artist and Favorite Pop/Rock Album. Post Malone received the most nominations of any artist with seven nominations, followed by Ariana Grande and first-time nominee Billie Eilish with six nominations each.[3][4]


Artist(s) Song(s)
Selena Gomez "Lose You to Love Me"
"Look at Her Now"
Ciara "Melanin" (with Ester Dean and La La Anthony)
Lizzo "Jerome"
Thomas Rhett "Look What God Gave Her"
Shawn Mendes
Camila Cabello
Kesha "Raising Hell" (with Big Freedia)
"Tik Tok"
Toni Braxton "Un-Break My Heart"
Billie Eilish "All the Good Girls Go to Hell"
Halsey "Graveyard"
Green Day "Father of All..."
"Basket Case"
Camila Cabello "Living Proof"
Jonas Brothers "Only Human" (from TD Garden in Boston)
Taylor Swift[5] Medley:
"The Man"
"Love Story"
"I Knew You Were Trouble"
"Blank Space"
"Shake It Off" (with Halsey and Camila Cabello)
"Lover (First Dance Remix)" (with Misty Copeland and Craig Hall)
Christina Aguilera
A Great Big World
"Fall on Me"[6]
Post Malone Medley:
"Take What You Want" (with Ozzy Osbourne, Travis Scott and Watt)
Dua Lipa "Don't Start Now"
Shania Twain[7] Medley:
"You're Still the One"
"Any Man of Mine"
"That Don't Impress Me Much"
"Man! I Feel Like a Woman!"


Winners and nominees[edit]

Artist of the Year New Artist of the Year
Collaboration of the Year Tour of the Year
Favorite Music Video Favorite Social Artist
Favorite Soundtrack Favorite Male Artist – Pop/Rock
Favorite Female Artist – Pop/Rock Favorite Duo or Group – Pop/Rock
Favorite Album – Pop/Rock Favorite Song – Pop/Rock
Favorite Male Artist – Country Favorite Female Artist – Country
Favorite Duo or Group – Country Favorite Album – Country
Favorite Song – Country Favorite Artist – Rap/Hip-Hop
Favorite Album – Rap/Hip-Hop Favorite Song – Rap/Hip-Hop
Favorite Male Artist – Soul/R&B Favorite Female Artist – Soul/R&B
Favorite Album – Soul/R&B Favorite Song – Soul/R&B
Favorite Artist – Alternative Rock Favorite Artist – Adult Contemporary
Favorite Artist – Latin Favorite Artist – Contemporary Inspirational
Favorite Artist – Electronic Dance Music Artist of the Decade



  1. ^ "Dates Set For 2019 American Music Awards". 2019-03-27. Retrieved 2019-11-12.
  2. ^ "Multiplatinum-Selling Artist Ciara to Host the "2019 American Music Awards(R)," Airing Live Sunday, Nov. 24, on ABC". The Futon Critic. November 14, 2019.
  3. ^ "The American Music Awards Announces 2019 Nominees". American Music Awards. 2019-10-24. Retrieved 2019-10-24.
  4. ^ "American Music Awards 2019: Taylor Swift takes artist of the decade in record-breaking haul". Guardian. 24 November 2019. Retrieved 26 November 2019.
  5. ^ Gonzalez, Sandra (November 19, 2019). "Taylor Swift will be able to perform her hits at the AMAs after all". CNN. Retrieved November 21, 2019.
  6. ^ "Christina Aguilera & A Great Big World and Post Malone Featuring Ozzy Osbourne, Travis Scott and Watt to Debut World Television Premiere Collaborations at the "2019 American Music Awards" Airing Live Sunday, Nov. 24, on ABC". The Futon Critic. November 18, 2019.
  7. ^ "Global Icon Shania Twain to Perform a Medley of Her Greatest Hits at the "2019 American Music Awards(R)," Airing Live Sunday, Nov. 24, on ABC". The Futon Critic. November 11, 2019.