The BEST episodes of American Music Awards

Every episode of American Music Awards ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of American Music Awards!

The American Music Awards show is one of several annual major American music awards shows (among the others are the Grammy Awards, the currently dormant Billboard Music Awards, and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony).

Last Updated: 1/20/2023Network:ABC (US)
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40th Annual American Music Awards 2012
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8.25
4 votes

#1 - 40th Annual American Music Awards 2012

Season 1 - Episode 40 - Aired 11/18/2012

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43rd Annual American Music Awards 2015
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8.00
16 votes

#2 - 43rd Annual American Music Awards 2015

Season 1 - Episode 43 - Aired 11/22/2015

46th Annual American Music Awards 2018
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8.00
2 votes

#3 - 46th Annual American Music Awards 2018

Season 1 - Episode 46 - Aired 10/9/2018

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41st Annual American Music Awards 2013
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7.86
7 votes

#4 - 41st Annual American Music Awards 2013

Season 1 - Episode 41 - Aired 11/24/2013

Hosted by: Pitbull, Tyga

47th Annual American Music Awards 2019
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7.50
10 votes

#5 - 47th Annual American Music Awards 2019

Season 1 - Episode 47 - Aired 11/24/2019

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45th Annual American Music Awards 2017
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7.41
17 votes

#6 - 45th Annual American Music Awards 2017

Season 1 - Episode 45 - Aired 11/19/2017

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42nd Annual American Music Awards 2014
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7.33
6 votes

#7 - 42nd Annual American Music Awards 2014

Season 1 - Episode 42 - Aired 11/23/2014

44th Annual American Music Awards 2016
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7.33
55 votes

#8 - 44th Annual American Music Awards 2016

Season 1 - Episode 44 - Aired 11/20/2016

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38th Annual American Music Awards 2010
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7.00
1 votes

#9 - 38th Annual American Music Awards 2010

Season 1 - Episode 38 - Aired 11/21/2010

The 38th American Music Awards were held November 21, 2010 at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, California. The awards recognized the most popular artists and albums from 2010. Nominees were announced on October 12, 2010. Justin Bieber was nominated for, and won, four awards, including Artist of the Year. Usher and Eminem both won two awards; the former was nominated for three and the latter, five.

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48th Annual American Music Awards 2020
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7.00
1 votes

#10 - 48th Annual American Music Awards 2020

Season 1 - Episode 48 - Aired 11/22/2020

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39th Annual American Music Awards 2011
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6.00
1 votes

#11 - 39th Annual American Music Awards 2011

Season 1 - Episode 39 - Aired 11/20/2011

This year’s “2011 American Music Awards®” presenters include: Benjamin Bratt, Cheryl Hines, Gavin DeGraw, Heidi Klum, Hot Chelle Rae, Jane Levy, Jennifer Hudson, Jenny McCarthy, Joe Jonas, John Legend, Josh Kelley, Julie Bowen, Katherine Heigl, Katie Leclerc, Lionel Richie, Matthew Morrison, Adam Lambert, Alanis Morrissette, Nickelback, Queen Latifah, Robin Thicke, Sarah Hyland, Selena Gomez, Sean Kingston, Taio Cruz, Taylor Swift, and Vanessa Marano, in addition to some surprise appearances.

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1st Annual American Music Awards 1974
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5.00
1 votes

#12 - 1st Annual American Music Awards 1974

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 2/19/1974

49th Annual American Music Awards 2021
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5.00
1 votes

#13 - 49th Annual American Music Awards 2021

Season 1 - Episode 49 - Aired 11/21/2021

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18th Annual American Music Awards 1991
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0.00
0 votes

#14 - 18th Annual American Music Awards 1991

Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired 1/28/1991

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50th Annual American Music Awards 2022
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0.00
0 votes

#15 - 50th Annual American Music Awards 2022

Season 1 - Episode 50 - Aired 11/20/2022

Honoring musicians at the annual ceremony at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles; Wayne Brady hosts; scheduled performers include Carrie Underwood, Imagine Dragons, J.I.D, P!nk, Tems, WizKid and Yola.

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19th Annual American Music Awards 1992
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0.00
0 votes

#16 - 19th Annual American Music Awards 1992

Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired 1/27/1992

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20th Annual American Music Awards 1993
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0.00
0 votes

#17 - 20th Annual American Music Awards 1993

Season 1 - Episode 20 - Aired 1/25/1993

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21st Annual American Music Awards 1994
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0.00
0 votes

#18 - 21st Annual American Music Awards 1994

Season 1 - Episode 21 - Aired 2/7/1994

22nd Annual American Music Awards 1995
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0.00
0 votes

#19 - 22nd Annual American Music Awards 1995

Season 1 - Episode 22 - Aired 1/30/1995

23rd Annual American Music Awards 1996
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0.00
0 votes

#20 - 23rd Annual American Music Awards 1996

Season 1 - Episode 23 - Aired 1/29/1996

24th Annual American Music Awards 1997
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0.00
0 votes

#21 - 24th Annual American Music Awards 1997

Season 1 - Episode 24 - Aired 1/27/1997

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25th Annual American Music Awards 1998
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0.00
0 votes

#22 - 25th Annual American Music Awards 1998

Season 1 - Episode 25 - Aired 1/26/1998

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26th Annual American Music Awards 1999
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0.00
0 votes

#23 - 26th Annual American Music Awards 1999

Season 1 - Episode 26 - Aired 1/11/1999

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27th Annual American Music Awards 2000
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0.00
0 votes

#24 - 27th Annual American Music Awards 2000

Season 1 - Episode 27 - Aired 1/17/2000

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28th Annual American Music Awards 2001
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0.00
0 votes

#25 - 28th Annual American Music Awards 2001

Season 1 - Episode 28 - Aired 1/8/2001

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