AMAs 2014: Winners list in full as One Direction and Katy Perry take home three awards apiece

But the US pop star was not present to pick up her awards at the ceremony

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One Direction and Katy Perry were the big winners at last night’s American Music Awards.

The British boy band and US singer took home three awards each, but Perry was not present at the ceremony due to her touring commitments in Australia.

One Direction won artist of the year; favourite band, duo or group and favourite album for their record Midnight Memories.

Sam Smith proved another British success on the night, beating Pharrell Williams and John Legend to win favourite male artist

Katy Perry took home single of the year for “Dark Horse” and also won favourite female artist and favourite adult contemporary artist.

Single of the Year

Katy Perry Featuring Juicy J – Dark Horse

Artist of the Year

One Direction

New Artist of the Year

5 Seconds of Summer

Dick Clark Award for Excellence

Taylor Swift

Favourite Male Artist – Pop/Rock

Sam Smith

Favourite Female Artist – Pop/Rock

Katy Perry

Favourite Band, Duo or Group – Pop/Rock

One Direction

Favourite Album – Pop/Rock

One Direction – Midnight Memories

Favourite Male Artist – Country

Luke Bryan

Favourite Female Artist – Country

Carrie Underwood

Favourite Band, Duo or Group – Country

Florida Georgia Line

Favourite Album – Country

Brantley Gilbert – Just As I Am

Favourite Artist – Rap/Hip-Hop

Iggy Azalea

Favourite Album – Rap/Hip-Hop

Iggy Azalea – The New Classic

Favourite Male Artist – Soul/R&B

John Legend

Favourite Female Artist – Soul/R&B


Favourite Album – Soul/R&B

Beyoncé – Beyoncé

Favourite Artist – Alternative Rock

Imagine Dragons

Favourite Artist – Adult Contemporary

Katy Perry

Favourite Artist – Latin

Enrique Iglesias

Favourite Artist – Contemporary Inspirational

Casting Crowns

Favourite Artist – Electronic Dance Music (EDM)

Calvin Harris

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