American Music Awards of 1983

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10th Annual American Music Awards
Date January 17, 1983
Country United States
First awarded 1973
Television/radio coverage
Network ABC
Runtime 180 min.
Produced by Dick Clark Productions

The tenth Annual American Music Awards were held on January 17, 1983.

Winners and nominees[edit]

Subcategory Winner Nominees
Pop/Rock Category
Favorite Pop/Rock Male Artist John Cougar
Rick Springfield
Paul McCartney
Favorite Pop/Rock Female Artist Olivia Newton-John Stevie Nicks
Diana Ross
Favorite Pop/Rock Band/Duo/Group Daryl Hall & John Oates Fleetwood Mac
The J. Geils Band
Favorite Pop/Rock Album Always On My Mind - Willie Nelson Mirage - Fleetwood Mac
Escape - Journey
Favorite Pop/Rock Single "Truly" - Lionel Richie "Ebony and Ivory" - Paul McCartney & Stevie Wonder
"Eye of the Tiger" - Survivor
Soul/R&B Category
Favorite Soul/R&B Male Artist Lionel Richie Rick James
Stevie Wonder
Favorite Soul/R&B Female Artist Diana Ross Aretha Franklin
Evelyn King
Favorite Soul/R&B Band/Duo/Group Kool & The Gang The Gap Band
The Time
Favorite Soul/R&B Album Jump to It - Aretha Franklin Throwin' Down - Rick James
Stevie Wonder's Original Musiquarium I - Stevie Wonder
Favorite Soul/R&B Single "Sexual Healing" - Marvin Gaye "Jump to It" - Aretha Franklin
"Love Come Down" - Evelyn King
Country Category
Favorite Country Male Artist Kenny Rogers Charley Pride
Conway Twitty
Favorite Country Female Artist Barbara Mandrell Emmylou Harris
Favorite Country Band/Duo/Group Alabama The Oak Ridge Boys
Statler Brothers
Favorite Country Album Always on My Mind - Willie Nelson Mountain Music - Alabama
Fancy Free - The Oak Ridge Boys
Favorite Country Single "Love Will Turn You Around" - Kenny Rogers "Bobbie Sue" - The Oak Ridge Boys
"Nobody" - Sylvia
Award of Merit
Kenny Rogers