American Music Award for Favorite Electronic Dance Music Artist

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American Music Awards for Favorite Electronic Dance Music Artist
CountryUnited States
Presented byAmerican Music Awards
First awarded2012
Last awarded2021
Currently held byMarshmello
Most awardsMarshmello (3)
Most nominationsCalvin Harris (6)
Websitetheamas.com

The American Music Award for Favorite Artist – Electronic Dance Music has been awarded since 2012. Years reflect the year during which the awards were presented, for works released in the previous year (until 2003 onward, when awards were handed out on November of the same year). The all-time winner in this category is Marshmello, Calvin Harris with 3 wins. Harris is the most nominated artist with 6 nominations. In 2020, Lady Gaga became the first woman to be nominated and to win this category.

Winners and nominees[edit]

2010s[edit]

Year Artist Ref
2012
(40th)
David Guetta [1]
Calvin Harris
Skrillex
2013
(41st)
Avicii [2]
Daft Punk
Calvin Harris
Zedd
2014
(42nd)
Calvin Harris [3]
Avicii
Zedd
2015
(43rd)
Calvin Harris [4]
David Guetta
Zedd
2016
(44th)
The Chainsmokers [5]
Calvin Harris
Major Lazer
2017
(45th)
The Chainsmokers [6]
DJ Snake
Calvin Harris
2018
(46th)
Marshmello [7]
The Chainsmokers
Zedd
2019
(47th)
Marshmello [8]
Avicii
The Chainsmokers

2020s[edit]

Year Artist Ref
2020
(48th)
Lady Gaga [9]
Kygo
Marshmello
2021
(49th)
Marshmello [10]
David Guetta
Illenium
Regard
Tiësto

Category facts[edit]

Multiple wins[edit]

3 wins
2 wins

Multiple nominations[edit]

See also[edit]

  • American Music Award for Favorite Disco Male Artist (1979)
  • American Music Award for Favorite Disco Female Artist (1979)
  • American Music Award for Favorite Disco Band/Duo/Group (1979)
  • American Music Award for Favorite Disco Album (1979)
  • American Music Award for Favorite Disco Song (1979)
  • American Music Award for Favorite Dance Artist (1990-1992)
  • American Music Award for Favorite Dance Album (1990-1992)
  • American Music Award for Favorite Dance New Artist (1990-1992)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American Music Awards 2012: The Complete Winners List". The Hollywood Reporter. November 18, 2012. Retrieved November 21, 2017.
  2. ^ "American Music Awards 2013: List of AMA winners in full". The Independent. November 25, 2013. Archived from the original on 2013-11-27. Retrieved November 21, 2017.
  3. ^ "American Music Awards 2014: The Complete Winners List". The Hollywood Reporter. November 23, 2014. Retrieved November 21, 2017.
  4. ^ "American Music Awards 2015: Full Winners List". Variety. November 22, 2015. Retrieved November 21, 2017.
  5. ^ McIntyre, Hugh (November 20, 2016). "American Music Awards 2016: Full List of Winners". Forbes. Retrieved November 21, 2017.
  6. ^ "Here Are All the Winners From the 2017 AMAs". Billboard. November 19, 2017. Retrieved November 21, 2017.
  7. ^ Nordyke, Kimberly (October 9, 2018). "American Music Awards: Taylor Swift Wins Artist of the Year, Sets New Record". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved October 9, 2018.
  8. ^ Aniftos, Rania (October 24, 2019). "Post Malone, Ariana Grande & Billie Eilish Lead 2019 American Music Awards Nominations: See Full List". Billboard. Archived from the original on October 24, 2019. Retrieved October 24, 2019.
  9. ^ Shafer, Ellise (November 22, 2020). "American Music Awards 2020: The Full Winners List". Variety. Retrieved November 26, 2020.
  10. ^ McClellan, Jennifer; Alexander, Bryan (November 21, 2021). "AMAs winners list: Taylor Swift, Lil Nas X take early prizes; see more nominations". USA Today. Retrieved March 11, 2022.