American Music Award for Artist of the Year

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Taylor Swift has won the award three times, the most for an artist

The American Music Award for Artist of the Year has been awarded since 1996, the all-time winner in this category is Taylor Swift with three wins.

2010s[edit]

Year Recipient(S) Nominee(S)
2016
(44th)
Blue ribbon Ariana Grande Nominated
Carrie Underwood
Justin Bieber
Rihanna
Selena Gomez

Eliminated
Adele
Beyoncé
Drake
Twenty One Pilots
The Weeknd

2015
(43rd)
Blue ribbon One Direction Nominated
Ariana Grande
Luke Bryan
Nicki Minaj
Taylor Swift

Eliminated
Ed Sheeran
Maroon 5
Meghan Trainor
Sam Smith
The Weeknd

2014
(42nd)
Blue ribbon One Direction Nominated
Beyoncé
Iggy Azalea
Katy Perry
Luke Bryan

Eliminated
Eminem
Imagine Dragons
John Legend
Lorde
Pharrell Williams

2013
(41st)
Blue ribbon Taylor Swift Bruno Mars
Justin Timberlake
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
Rihanna
2012
(40th)
Blue ribbon Justin Bieber Drake
Katy Perry
Maroon 5
Rihanna
2011
(39th)
Blue ribbon Taylor Swift Adele
Katy Perry
Lady Gaga
Lil Wayne
2010
(38th)
Blue ribbon Justin Bieber Eminem
Katy Perry
Kesha
Lady Gaga

2000s[edit]

Year Recipient(S) Nominee(S)
2009
(37th)
Blue ribbon Taylor Swift Eminem
Kings of Leon
Lady Gaga
Michael Jackson
2008
(36th)
Blue ribbon Chris Brown Alicia Keys
Coldplay
Eagles
Lil Wayne
2007
(35th)
Blue ribbon Carrie Underwood Akon
Daughtry
Fergie
Norah Jones
2006
(34th)
Blue ribbon Rascal Flatts Beyoncé
Daniel Powter
Mary J. Blige
The Pussycat Dolls
2005
(33rd)
Blue ribbon Kelly Clarkson 50 Cent
Green Day
Gwen Stefani
Mariah Carey
Toby Keith
2004
(32nd)
Blue ribbon Kenny Chesney Evanescence
Norah Jones
Outkast
Usher
2003
(31st)
Blue ribbon Madonna Cher
Christina Aguilera
Justin Timberlake
Shania Twain
2003
(30th)
Not Awarded 2003 (January) Artist of the Year
30th Annual American Music Awards at the January 13, 2003
2002
(29th)
Blue ribbon U2 Alicia Keys
Destiny's Child
Janet Jackson
Shaggy
Tim McGraw
2001
(28th)
Blue ribbon NSYNC
2000
(27th)
Not Awarded 2000 Artist of the Year
27th Annual American Music Awards at the January 17, 2000

1990s[edit]

Year Recipient(S) Nominee(S)
1999
(26th)
Not Awarded 1999 Artist of the Year
26th Annual American Music Awards at the January 11, 1999
1998
(25th)
Not Awarded 1998 Artist of the Year
25th Annual American Music Awards at the January 26, 1998
1997
(24th)
Not Awarded 1997 Artist of the Year
24th Annual American Music Awards at the January 27, 1997
1996
(23rd)
Blue ribbon Garth Brooks (Refused) Boyz II Men
Green Day
Hootie and the Blowfish
TLC (Accepted)

Category facts[edit]

Most wins
Rank 1st 2nd
Artist Taylor Swift Justin Bieber
One Direction
Total wins 3 wins 2 wins
Most nominations
Rank 1st 2nd
Artist Katy Perry
Taylor Swift
Rihanna
Justin Bieber
Lady Gaga
Total nominations 4 nominations 3 nominations