The fan-voted American Music Awards aired live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles last night (Nov. 20) to honor stars across many genres of music, including country, pop, rock, rap, hip-hop, soul, R&B, EDM, contemporary and inspirational.
Although she was bested by Ariana Grande in the all-genre Artist of the Year category, Carrie Underwood was the big winner of the night in the country genre, taking home Favorite Female Artist – Country and Favorite Album – Country, while Blake Shelton, Florida Georgia Line and Tim McGraw also earned hardware.
Check out the winners below and a photo gallery.
2016 American Music Award Winners & Nominees
FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – COUNTRY
Carrie Underwood: WINNER
FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – COUNTRY
Blake Shelton: WINNER
FAVORITE DUO or GROUP – COUNTRY
Florida Georgia Line: WINNER
Zac Brown Band
FAVORITE ALBUM – COUNTRY
Carrie Underwood, Storyteller: WINNER
Luke Bryan, Kill the Lights
Chris Stapleton, Traveller
FAVORITE SONG – COUNTRY
Tim McGraw, “Humble and Kind”: WINNER
Florida Georgia Line, “H.O.L.Y.”
Thomas Rhett, “Die A Happy Man”
ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Ariana Grande: WINNER
Twenty One Pilots
photos courtesy of Tammie Arroyo/AFF-USA
Source: Country Weekly