American Music Awards
Twenty One Pilots perform a medley of "Heathens/Stressed Out" at the 2016 American Music Awards in Los Angeles, California, U.S., November 20, 2016.Reuters

Canadian artists continue to dominate this year's music award shows. After MTV EMAs (Europe Music Awards) 2016, Canadian artists took the spotlight again with their performances at the American Music Awards 2016.

Drake, who set a record by receiving 13 nominations, and Twenty One Pilots have bagged two awards each as of now. Zayn Malik has won the new artist of the year unleashed by T-Mobile, while The Chainsmokers won the favourite artist — electronic dance music award on Sunday night.

The 44th annual American Music Awards, hosted by Jay Pharoah and Gigi Hadid, is being aired live on ABC from Los Angeles' Microsoft Theater. Check who takes home the American Music Awards trophy on Sunday night. The winners list is updated live as they are announced.

Favourite Album — Rap/Hip-Hop

Drake, Views - Winner 

Drake & Future, What A Time To Be Alive

Fetty Wap, Fetty Wap

 Favourite Album, Pop/Rock

Adele (25)

Justin Bieber (Purpose) - Winner 

Drake (Views)

Favourite Female Artist, Pop/Rock


Selena Gomez - Winner 


Favourite Male Artist, Pop/Rock

Justin Bieber - Winner 


The Weeknd

Favourite Artist, Adult Contemporary

Adele - Winner

Rachel Platten

Meghan Trainor

Favourite Duo or Group, Pop/Rock

The Chainsmokers


Twenty One Pilots - Winner 

Artist of the Year



Justin Bieber


Selena Gomez

Ariana Grande - Winner 


Twenty One Pilots

Carrie Underwood

The Weeknd

Favourite Female Artist, Soul/R&B


Janet Jackson

Rihanna - Winner 

New Artist of the Year Un-leashed by T-Mobile

Alessia Cara

The Chainsmokers


Shawn Mendes

Zayn Malik - Winner 

Video of the Year

Justin Bieber ("Sorry") - Winner 

Desiigner ("Panda")

Rihanna & Drake ("Work")

Favourite Artist, Rap/Hip-Hop

Drake - Winner 

Fetty Wap


Favourite Male Artist, Country

Luke Bryan
Thomas Rhett
Blake Shelton - Winner 

Favourite Female Artist, Country

Kelsea Ballerini

Carrie Underwood - Winner 


Favourite Album, Country

Luke Bryan

Chris Stapleton

Carrie Underwood - Winner 

Favourite Song, Country

Florida Georgia Line

Tim McGraw- Winner 

Thomas Rhett

Favourite Artist, EDM

The Chainsmokers - Winner 

Calvin Harris

Major Lazer

Favourite Artist, Alternative Rock


Twenty One Pilots - Winner 

X Ambassadors

Favourite Artist, Contemporary Inspirational

Lauren Daigle

Hillsong United - Winner 

Chris Tomlin

Favourite Artist, Latin

Enrique Iglesias - Winner 

Nicky Jam

J Balvin

Top Soundtrack

Prince (Purple Rain) - Winner 

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Suicide Squad

Favourite Duo or Group, Country

Florida Georgia Line - Winner 

Old Dominion

Zac Brown Band

Favourite Song, Rap/Hip-Hop

Desiigner ("Panda")

Drake ("Hotline Bling") - Winner 

Fetty Wap ("679")

Favourite Album, Soul/R&B

Beyoncé (Lemonade)

Rihanna (Anti) - Winner 

Bryson Tiller (TRAPSOUL)

Favourite Song, Pop/Rock

Adele ("Hello")

Justin Bieber ("Love Yourself") - Winner 

Drake feat. Wizkid& Kyla ("One Dance")

Tour of the Year



Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band

Favourite Male Artist, Soul/R&B

Chris Brown - Winner 

Bryson Tiller

The Weeknd

Favourite Song – Soul/R&B

Drake Featuring Wizkid & Kyla, "One Dance"

Rihanna Featuring Drake, "Work" – Winner

Bryson Tiller, "Don't"

Collaboration of the Year

The Chainsmokers Featuring Daya, "Don't Let Me Down"

Drake Featuring Wizkid & Kyla, "One Dance"

Fifth Harmony Featuring Ty Dolla $ign, "Work From Home" - Winner 

Rihanna Featuring Drake, "Work"

Meghan Trainor Featuring John Legend, "Like I'm Gonna Lose You