So who won???
Plenty of artists brought their A-game, as this was a star-studded night for the music industry. "Prepare audience for maximum impact," Jennifer Lopez commanded as she ended the 2014 American Music Awards with her debut television performance of "Booty" with Iggy Azalea.
Here are the artists who took home the trophies:
Favorite Pop/Rock Band/Duo/Group: One Direction
Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Album: Iggy Azalea, The New Classic
Favorite Latin Artist: Enrique Iglesias
Favorite Pop/Rock Male Artist: Sam Smith
Favorite Country Male: Luke Bryan
Favorite Album – Pop/Rock: One Direction, Midnight Memories
Favorite Female Artist – Pop/Rock:Katy Perry
Favorite Alternative Artist: Imagine Dragons
Favorite Artist – Rap/Hip-Hop: Iggy Azalea
Dick Clark Award for Excellence: Taylor Swift
Favorite Country Album: Brantley Gilbert, Just As I Am
Artist of the Year: One Direction