American Music Awards 2013

Check out the winners and performances from the 2013 American Music Awards! The 41st AMAs were held on November 24, 2013 at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, CA. The awards honor the most popular artists and albums from the past year.


  • Artist of the Year: Taylor Swift
  • Khol’s New Artist of the Year: Ariana Grande
  • Favorite Pop/Rock Male Artist: Justin Timberlake
  • Favorite Pop/Rock Female Artist: Taylor Swift
  • Favorite Pop/Rock Band/Duo/Group: One Direction
  • Favorite Pop/Rock Album: “Take Me Home” by One Direction
  • Favorite Country Male Artist: Luke Bryan
  • Favorite Country Female Artist: Taylor Swift
  • Favorite Country Band/Duo/Group: Lady Antebellum
  • Favorite Country Album: “Red” by Taylor Swift
  • Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Artist: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
  • Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Album: “The Heist” by Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
  • Favorite Soul/R&B Male Artist: Justin Timberlake
  • Favorite Soul/R&B Female Artist: Rihanna
  • Favorite Soul/R&B Album: “The 20/20 Experience – The Complete Experience” by Justin Timberlake
  • Favorite Alternative/Rock Artist: Imagine Dragons
  • Favorite Adult Contemporary Artist: Maroon 5
  • Favorite Latin Artist: Marc Anthony
  • Favorite Contemporary Inspirational Artist: Matthew West
  • Favorite EDM Artist: Avicii
  • Single of the Year: “Cruise” (Remix) by Florida Georgia Line featuring Nelly
  • Favorite Soundtrack: Pitch Perfect
  • Icon Award: Rihanna





  • Fifth Harmony “Better Together”


  • Jesse McCartney “Back Together”


Main Show


  • Katy Perry “Unconditionally” [Opening Act]


  • One Direction “Story of My Life”

Watch more of the performances on the next page.