American Music Awards of 1993

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20th Annual American Music Awards
Starring Gloria Estefan
Bobby Brown
Wynonna Judd
Country of origin USA
Production
Running time 180 min.
Broadcast
Original channel ABC
First shown in January 25, 1993

The 20th Annual American Music Awards were held on January 25, 1993. It was hosted by Bobby Brown, Gloria Estefan and Wynonna Judd. Since Michael Jackson was the first artist awarded with the International Artist Award, Eddie Murphy announced that it will be called as the Michael Jackson International Artist Award.

Pop/Rock Category[edit]

Subcategory Winner Nominees
Favorite Pop/Rock Male Artist Michael Jackson Bryan Adams
Eric Clapton
Michael Bolton
Favorite Pop/Rock Female Artist Mariah Carey Amy Grant
Bonnie Raitt
Vanessa L. Williams
Favorite Pop/Rock Band/Duo/Group Genesis Kris Kross
U2
Favorite Pop/Rock Album Dangerous - Michael Jackson Totally Krossed Out - Kris Kross
Achtung Baby - U2
Favorite Pop/Rock Single "End of the Road" - Boyz II Men "I'll Be There" - Mariah Carey
"Under the Bridge" - Red Hot Chili Peppers
Favorite Pop/Rock New Artist Pearl Jam Arrested Development
TLC

Soul/R&B Category[edit]

Subcategory Winner Nominees
Favorite Soul/R&B Male Artist Michael Jackson Tevin Campbell
Bobby Brown
Gerald Levert
Favorite Soul/R&B Female Artist Patti LaBelle Mary J. Blige
Mariah Carey
Vanessa L. Williams
Favorite Soul/R&B Band, Duo, or Group Boyz II Men En Vogue
Jodeci
Favorite Soul/R&B Album Funky Divas - En Vogue Unplugged - Mariah Carey
Dangerous - Michael Jackson
Favorite Soul/R&B Single "Remember the Time" - Michael Jackson "Honey Love" - R. Kelly & Public Announcement
Favorite Soul/R&B New Artist Kris Kross Arrested Development
Jodeci

Country Category[edit]

Subcategory Winner Nominees
Favorite Country Male Artist Garth Brooks Billy Ray Cyrus
Vince Gill
Alan Jackson
Favorite Country Female Artist Reba McEntire Lorrie Morgan
Tanya Tucker
Wynonna
Favorite Country Band/Duo/Group Alabama Brooks & Dunn
Sawyer Brown
Favorite Country Album For My Broken Heart - Reba McEntire "The Chase" - Garth Brooks
"Some Gave All" - Billy Ray Cyrus
Favorite Country Single "Achy Breaky Heart" - Billy Ray Cyrus "The River" - Garth Brooks
"I Still Believe in You" - Vince Gill
Favorite Country New Artist Billy Ray Cyrus Brooks & Dunn
Wynonna

Rap/Hip-Hop Category[edit]

Subcategory Winner Nominees
Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Artist Sir Mix-A-Lot Kris Kross
TLC
Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop New Artist Kriss Kross Arrested Development
TLC

Heavy Metal Category[edit]

Subcategory Winner Nominees
Favorite Heavy Metal/Hard Rock Artist Metallica Def Leppard
Red Hot Chili Peppers
Favorite Heavy Metal/Hard Rock New Artist Pearl Jam Mr. Big
Ugly Kid Joe

Adult Contemporary Category[edit]

Subcategory Winner Nominees
Favorite Adult Contemporary Artist Michael Bolton Mariah Carey
Genesis
Favorite Adult Contemporary Album Unplugged - Mariah Carey We Can't Dance - Genesis
The Comfort Zone - Vanessa L. Williams

Award of Merit[edit]

International Artist Award[edit]

References[edit]