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BMI Congratulates its 2015 American Music Award Winners

Posted in News on November 23, 2015

Los Angeles’ Microsoft Theater was buzzing last night with fan-voted American Music Award wins for many BMI affiliates. Leading the pack with multiple trophies was Taylor Swift, who swept three awards, Song of the Year for “Blank Space,” Favorite Album – Pop/Rock for 1989, and Favorite Artist – Adult Contemporary; Nicki Minaj who won two, Favorite Artist – Rap/Hip Hop and Favorite Album – Rap/Hip Hop for The Pinkprint; Florida Georgia Line, also with two wins for Favorite Duo or Group – Country and Favorite Album – Country for Anything Goes; and One Direction* who claimed both Artist of the Year and Favorite Duo or Group – Pop/Rock.

The star-studded event was hosted by Jennifer Lopez and featured performances by 5 Seconds of Summer, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Carrie Underwood, and Luke Bryan among others, who had the audience and all those watching the live broadcast on ABC mesmerized by the magic of the night.

Kudos to all! Below is the list of BMI winners:

Artist of The Year
One Direction*

Song of The Year
Taylor Swift, “Blank Space”

Favorite Male Artist – Pop/Rock
Ed Sheeran*

Favorite Duo or Group – Pop/Rock
One Direction*

Favorite Album – Pop/Rock
Taylor Swift, 1989

Favorite Male Artist – Country
Luke Bryan

Favorite Female Artist – Country
Carrie Underwood

Favorite Duo or Group – Country
Florida Georgia Line

Favorite Album – Country
Florida Georgia Line, Anything Goes

Favorite Artist – Rap/Hip Hop
Nicki Minaj

Favorite Album – Rap/Hip Hop
Nicki Minaj, The Pinkprint

Favorite Female Artist – Soul/R&B
Rihanna

Favorite Artist – Alternative Rock
Fall Out Boy

Favorite Artist – Adult Contemporary
Taylor Swift

Favorite Artist – Contemporary Inspirational
Casting Crowns

* Member of PRS – works licensed in the U.S. by BMI