American Music Awards of 1983

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10th Annual American Music Awards
Country of origin USA
Running time 180 min.
Production company(s) Dick Clark Productions
Original network ABC
First shown in January 17, 1983

The 10th Annual American Music Awards were held on January 17, 1983.

Pop/Rock Category[edit]

Subcategory Winner Nominees
Favorite Pop/Rock Male Artist John Cougar & Rick Springfield Paul McCartney
Favorite Pop/Rock Female Artist Olivia Newton-John Stevie Nicks
Diana Ross
Favorite Pop/Rock Band/Duo/Group Daryl Hall & John Oates Fleetwood Mac
The J. Geils Band
Favorite Pop/Rock Album Always On My Mind - Willie Nelson Mirage - Fleetwood Mac
Escape - Journey
Favorite Pop/Rock Single "Truly" - Lionel Richie "Ebony and Ivory" - Paul McCartney & Stevie Wonder
"Eye of the Tiger" - Survivor

Soul/R&B Category[edit]

Subcategory Winner Nominees
Favorite Soul/R&B Male Artist Lionel Richie Rick James
Stevie Wonder
Favorite Soul/R&B Female Artist Diana Ross Aretha Franklin
Evelyn King
Favorite Soul/R&B Band, Duo, or Group Kool & The Gang The Gap Band
The Time
Favorite Soul/R&B Album Jump To It - Aretha Franklin Throwin' Down - Rick James
Stevie Wonder's Original Musiquarium I - Stevie Wonder
Favorite Soul/R&B Single "Sexual Healing" - Marvin Gaye "Jump To It" - Aretha Franklin
"Love Come Down" - Evelyn King

Country Category[edit]

Subcategory Winner Nominees
Favorite Country Male Artist Kenny Rogers Charley Pride
Conway Twitty
Favorite Country Female Artist Barbara Mandrell Emmylou Harris
Favorite Country Band/Duo/Group Alabama Oak Ridge Boys
Statler Brothers
Favorite Country Album Always on My Mind - Willie Nelson Mountain Music - Alabama
Fancy Free - Oak Ridge Boys
Favorite Country Single "Love Will Turn You Around" - Kenny Rogers "Bobbie Sue" - Oak Ridge Boys
"Nobody" - Sylvia

Award of Merit[edit]

  • Kenny Rogers