Dan + Shay, Blake Shelton, Maren Morris & Kane Brown Win American Music Awards

Dan + Shay, Blake Shelton, Maren Morris & Kane Brown Win American Music Awards

The 2020 American Music Awards aired live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on ABC on Nov. 22. The show honored artists in multiple musical genres, including country, pop, alternative, rap and more.

On the country music front, Dan + Shay took home three AMAs, including Favorite Duo/Group – Country, Favorite Song – Country for “10,000 Hours” and the all-genre Collaboration of the Year for “10,000 Hours” with Justin Bieber.

“Wow, this is absolutely incredible,” said Shay Mooney. “Thank you guys so much, this is a huge honor. Thank you to our wives . . . our team, my two little boys. To the Nashville songwriting community, thank you guys so much for inspiring us every single day. There are so many great songs written in Nashville every day and we know that. So the fact that you chose our song means the absolute world to us. To country radio, thank you for playing our music.”

“This has been the toughest year ever [because] we haven’t been able to be together in person . . . But I just wanted to say, music has such an incredible power to unify us. Music has power to change lives, to save the world. So to all of our fellow artists and nominees, everybody creating art at home: thank you for doing what you do. And the fans—everybody up there [or] watching at home, thank you for everything.”

Kane Brown picked up the award for Favorite Male Artist – Country, while Maren Morris copped the trophy for Favorite Female Artist- Country. Blake Shelton’s Fully Loaded: God’s Country was named Favorite Album – Country.

The American Music Awards winners were voted entirely by fans.

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – COUNTRY
Kane Brown WINNER
Luke Combs
Morgan Wallen

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – COUNTRY
Gabby Barrett
Miranda Lambert
Maren Morris WINNER

FAVORITE DUO OR GROUP – COUNTRY
Dan + Shay WINNER
Florida Georgia Line
Old Dominion

FAVORITE ALBUM – COUNTRY
Luke Combs “What You See Is What You Get”
Blake Shelton “Fully Loaded: God’s Country” WINNER
Morgan Wallen “If I Know Me”

FAVORITE SONG – COUNTRY
Dan + Shay with Justin Bieber “10,000 Hours” WINNER
Maren Morris “The Bones”
Blake Shelton (Duet with Gwen Stefani) “Nobody But You”

COLLABORATION OF THE YEAR
Cardi B ft. Megan Thee Stallion “WAP”
DaBaby ft. Roddy Ricch “Rockstar”
Dan + Shay with Justin Bieber “10,000 Hours” WINNER
Lady Gaga & Ariana Grande “Rain On Me”
Megan Thee Stallion ft. Beyoncé “Savage Remix”

photo by O’Connor/Arroyo, AFF-USA.com

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