(CNN)The American Music Awards aired live Sunday night and some of the biggest names in music took home awards.

Taraji P. Henson hosted the show from The Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles and with Covid-19 protocols in place, the show had multiple live performances, in person presenters and even a small audience.The Weeknd and Roddy Ricch led going into the event with eight nominations each. Justin Bieber and Shawn Mendes opened the show with their new single, “Monster.” Bieber also performed two of his hit singles, “Lonely” and “Holy.”Katy Perry took the stage for the first time since becoming a mom and performed “Only Love” with Darius Rucker. Megan Thee Stallion also had a standout performance.Doja Cat won new artist of the year and Becky G won favorite female Latin artist, a brand new category at the AMAs.Read MoreArtist of the year, the top prize of the night, went to Taylor Swift. Swift said she was unable to accept the award in person because she was busy rerecording her early music catalog, which was recently sold. Swift also won music video of the year and favorite female pop artist. She holds the record for most AMA career wins by a single artist with 32.A full list of nominees follows below with winners indicated in bold.ARTIST OF THE YEARJustin BieberPost MaloneRoddy RicchTaylor Swift *WINNERThe WeekndNEW ARTIST OF THE YEARLewis CapaldiDoja Cat *WINNERDaBabyLil BabyRoddy RicchMegan Thee StallionCOLLABORATION OF THE YEARCardi B ft. Megan Thee Stallion, “WAP”DaBaby ft. Roddy Ricch, “Rockstar”Dan + Shay with Justin Bieber, “10,000 Hours” *WINNERLady Gaga & Ariana Grande, “Rain On Me”Megan Thee Stallion ft. Beyoncé, “Savage Remix”FAVORITE SOCIAL ARTISTBTS *WINNERBillie EilishEXOAriana GrandeNCT 127FAVORITE MUSIC VIDEODoja Cat, “Say So”Future ft. Drake, “Life Is Good”Lady Gaga & Ariana Grande, “Rain On Me”Taylor Swift, “Cardigan” *WINNERThe Weeknd, “Blinding Lights”FAVORITE MALE ARTIST — POP/ROCKJustin Bieber *WINNERPost MaloneThe WeekndFAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST — POP/ROCKDua LipaLady GagaTaylor Swift *WINNERFAVORITE DUO OR GROUP — POP/ROCKBTS *WINNERJonas BrothersMaroon 5FAVORITE ALBUM — POP/ROCKHarry Styles, “Fine Line” *WINNERTaylor Swift, “folklore”The Weeknd, “After Hours”FAVORITE SONG — POP/ROCKLewis Capaldi, “Someone You Loved”Dua Lipa, “Don’t Start Now” *WINNERPost Malone, “Circles”Roddy Ricch, “The Box”The Weeknd, “Blinding Lights”FAVORITE MALE ARTIST — COUNTRYKane Brown *WINNERLuke CombsMorgan WallenFAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST — COUNTRYGabby BarrettMiranda LambertMaren MorrisFAVORITE DUO OR GROUP — COUNTRYDan + Shay *WINNERFlorida Georgia LineOld DominionFAVORITE ALBUM — COUNTRYLuke Combs, “What You See Is What You Get”Blake Shelton, “Fully Loaded: God’s Country” *WINNERMorgan Wallen, “If I Know Me”FAVORITE SONG — COUNTRYDan + Shay with Justin Bieber, “10,000 Hours” *WINNERMaren Morris, “The Bones” *WINNERBlake Shelton (Duet with Gwen Stefani), “Nobody But You”FAVORITE MALE ARTIST — RAP/HIP-HOPDaBabyJuice WRLD *WINNERRoddy RicchFAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST — RAP/HIP-HOPCardi BNicki Minaj *WINNERMegan Thee StallionFAVORITE ALBUM — RAP/HIP-HOPLil Baby, “My Turn”dLil Uzi Vert, “Eternal Atake”Roddy Ricch, “Please Excuse Me For Being Antisocial” *WINNERFAVORITE SONG — RAP/HIP-HOPCardi B ft. Megan Thee Stallion, “WAP” *WINNERDaBaby ft. Roddy Ricch, “Rockstar”Roddy Ricch “The Box”FAVORITE MALE ARTIST — SOUL/R&BChris BrownJohn LegendThe Weeknd *WINNERFAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST — SOUL/R&BJhene AikoDoja Cat *WINNERSummer WalkerFAVORITE ALBUM — SOUL/R&BDoja Cat, “Hot Pink”Summer Walker, “Over It”The Weeknd, “After Hours” *WINNERFAVORITE SONG — SOUL/R&BChris Brown ft. Drake, “No Guidance”Summer Walker, “Playing Games”The Weeknd, “Heartless” *WINNERFAVORITE MALE ARTIST — LATINBad Bunny *WINNERJ BalvinOzunaFAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST — LATINBecky G *WINNERKAROL GRosalíaFAVORITE ALBUM — LATINAnuel AA, “Emmanuel”Bad Bunny, “Las que no iban a salir”Bad Bunny, “YHLQMDLG” *WINNERFAVORITE SONG — LATINBad Bunny, “Vete”Black Eyed Peas X J Balvin, “RITMO (Bad Boys For Life)”KAROL G & Nicki Minaj, “Tusa” *WINNERFAVORITE ARTIST — ALTERNATIVE ROCKBillie EilishTame ImpalaTwenty One Pilots *WINNERFAVORITE ARTIST — ADULT CONTEMPORARYLewis CapaldiJonas Brothers *WINNERMaroon 5FAVORITE ARTIST — CONTEMPORARY INSPIRATIONALLauren Daigle *WINNERFor King & CountryKanye WestFAVORITE ARTIST — ELECTRONIC DANCE MUSIC (EDM)KygoLady Gaga *WINNERMarshmelloFAVORITE SOUNDTRACK”Birds of Prey: The Album” *WINNER”Frozen II””Trolls: World Tour”

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