Shawn proudly holding his latest trophy. Pic: Valerie Macon/AFP/Getty Images
Shawn proudly holding his latest trophy. Pic: Valerie Macon/AFP/Getty Images

Shawn Mendes Earned His First AMA Trophy Last Night

Shawn Mendes sang his hit song “There’s Nothing Holding Me Back” and took home his first American Music Awards trophy for favourite adult contemporary artist at last night’s show live streamed from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

Other Canadian winners were Drake, Justin Bieber, and through Keith Urban's "Blue Ain't Your Color," co-writer Steven Lee Olsen.

The complete list of winners and nominees are listed below:

Artist of the Year
WINNER: Bruno Mars
The Chainsmokers
Drake
Kendrick Lamar
Ed Sheeran

New Artist of the Year
James Arthur
WINNER: Niall Horan
Julia Michaels
Post Malone
Rae Sremmurd

Collaboration of the Year
“Closer” — The Chainsmokers featuring Halsey
“I’m the One” — DJ Khaled featuring Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance the Rapper and Lil Wayne
WINNER: “Despacito” — Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee featuring Justin Bieber
“Don’t Wanna Know” — Maroon 5 featuring Kendrick Lamar
“Starboy” — The Weeknd featuring Daft Punk

Tour of the Year
Garth Brooks
WINNER: Coldplay
U2

Video of the Year
WINNER: “That’s What I Like” — Bruno Mars
“Despacito” — Luis Fonsi featuring Daddy Yankee
“Shape of You” — Ed Sheeran

Favorite Male Artist: Pop/Rock
WINNER: Bruno Mars
Drake
Ed Sheeran

Favorite Female Artist: Pop/Rock
Alessia Cara
WINNER: Lady Gaga
Rihanna

Favorite Duo or Group: Pop/Rock
The Chainsmokers
Coldplay
WINNER: Imagine Dragons

Favorite Album: Pop/Rock
WINNER: Bruno Mars — 24K Magic
Drake — More Life
The Weekend — Starboy

Favorite Song: Pop/Rock
“Closer” — The Chainsmokers featuring Halsey
WINNER: “Despacito” — Louis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee featuring Justin Bieber
“Shape of You” — Ed Sheeran

Favorite Male Artist: Country
Sam Hunt
Thomas Rhett
WINNER: Keith Urban

avorite Female Artist: Country
Miranda Lambert
Maren Morris
WINNER: Carrie Underwood

Favorite Duo or Group: Country
Florida Georgia Line
WINNER: Little Big Town
Old Dominion

Favorite Album: Country
Jason Aldean — They Don’t Know
Chris Stapleton — From a Room: Volume 1
WINNER: Keith Urban — Ripcord

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