Beyoncé, John Legend Win AMAs

Beyoncé received two AMA’s while Legend earned an accolade at last night’s American Music Awards

John LegengThe 2014 American Music Awards which was broadcast LIVE from the Nokia Theater L.A. on Sunday featured over 16 performances with awards in the categories of Pop/Rock, Alternative Rock, Country, Rap/Hip-Hop, Soul/R&B, Adult Contemporary, Contemporary Inspirational, Latin, EDM, New Artist of the Year, and Artist of the Year.

Beyoncé and Legend were winners with the queen bee receiving two awards for favorite female R&B artist and favorite  R&B album. Legend received an AMA for favorite male R&B artist.

Other winners included Katy Perry, Sam Smith, country artist Carrie Underwood and Iggy Azalea who beat out Drake and Eminem to win favorite rap/hip-hop artist.

The biggest winner of the evening was One Direction who won the coveted Artist of the Year and Taylor Swift who received the American Music Awards highest honor: the Dick Clark Award for Excellence which was handed to her by Diana Ross.ecording artist Taylor Swift onstage at the 2014 American Music Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live - Photo by Christopher Polk

Performers included 5 Seconds of Summer, Iggy Azalea, Mary J. Blige, Garth Brooks, Charli XCX, Fergie, Selena Gomez, Ariana Grande, Imagine Dragons, Jessie J, Wyclef Jean, Lorde, MAGIC!, Nicki Minaj, One Direction, Pitbull, Sam Smith and Taylor Swift.

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