Gigi Hadid hosts the 2016 American Music Awards



made her debut as a co-host, and showed off her comedy skills by impersonating America’s new First Lady, Melania Trump.

The Victoria Secret model was hosting with funnyman Jay Pharoah.

Meanwhile, Ariana Grande was a big winner before the American Music Awards got underway on Sunday night, she was reunited with her grandma.

The singer took Marjorie ‘Nonna’ Grande to the 2015 prizegiving, but didn’t expect to see her backstage this year.

“She just surprised me in my dressing room,” the thrilled Side To Side star explained. “I posted on Instagram that I missed her… and 10 minutes later she walked in my door.”

Twenty One Pilots were the first big winners at the 2016 American Music Awards on Sunday night, when they stepped up to collect the trophy for Favorite Duo or Group – Pop/Rock.

Bruno Mars kicked off the ceremony with a high-energy performance of his new song 24k Magic and he was followed by One Direction star in his debut as a solo artist.

Niall became the first existing member of the boy band to release a solo single when This Town came out. He performed the song onstage at the Los Angeles ceremony.

Drake leads all 2016 AMA nominees with a record breaking 13 nods, while Rihanna has seven and Adele and Justin Bieber have five apiece.

made her return to public life at the American Music Awards on after a reported stint in rehab.

The Come and Get It singer, who was nominated alongside her ex-boyfriend Justin Bieber for the night’s Artist of the Year honour, stunned reporters when she showed up the Los Angeles red carpet event in a figure-hugging red gown.


Check out the full winner list below!

Artist Of The Year

Ariana Grande

New Artist Of The Year

Zayn Malik

Collaboration Of The Year

Fifth Harmony Feat. Ty Dolla $Ign, “Work From Home”

Favorite Male Artist – Pop/Rock

Justin Bieber

Favorite Female Artist – Pop/Rock

Selena Gomez

Favorite Duo Or Group – Pop/Rock

Twenty One Pilots

Favorite Album – Pop/Rock

Justin Bieber, Purpose

Favorite Song – Pop/Rock

Justin Bieber, “Love Yourself”

Favorite Male Artist – Soul/R&B

Chris Brown

Favorite Female Artist – Soul/R&B


Favorite Album – Soul/R&B

Rihanna, Anti

Favorite Song – Soul/R&B

Rihanna Feat. Drake, “Work”

Favorite Artist – Rap/Hip-Hop


Favorite Album – Rap/Hip-Hop

Drake, Views

Favorite Song – Rap/Hip-Hop

Drake, “Hotline Bling”

Favorite Artist – Edm

The Chainsmokers

Favorite Male Artist – Country

Blake Shelton

Favorite Female Artist – Country

Carrie Underwood

Favorite Duo Or Group – Country

Florida Georgia Line

Favorite Album – Country

Carrie Underwood, Storyteller

Favorite Song – Country

Tim Mcgraw, “Humble And Kind”

Favorite Artist – Alternative Rock

Twenty One Pilots

Favorite Artist – Adult Contemporary


Favorite Artist – Contemporary Inspirational

Hillsong United

Favorite Artist – Latin

Enrique Iglesias

Video Of The Year

Justin Bieber, “Sorry”

Tour Of The Year

Beyonce, “Formation World Tour:

Top Soundtrack

Prince, Purple Rain

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