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 Latin heartthrob Enrique Iglesias

Latin heartthrob Enrique Iglesias

By NAN ET Editor

News Americas, Los Angeles, CA, Mon. Nov. 24, 2014: Latin heartthrob Enrique Iglesias emerged the ‘Best Latin Artist’ last night – at least at the 2014 American Music Awards.

Iglesias, who has had major crossover success this year for Bailando, which includes Jamaican dancehall star Sean Paul, beat out Marc Anthony and Romeo Santos for the honor.

The AMA’s featured several top performances including a stunningly beautiful and emotional one from Trinidad’s Nicki Minaj. Minaj, in an impressive bridal-looking gown, sang “Bed of Lies,” the latest single off her upcoming album, “The Pinkprint,” and was joined on stage by Skylar Grey who sat at a piano. The performance got the two a standing ovation.

The awards also featured performances from Selena Gomez, Taylor Swift and Jennifer Lopez. It was hosted by Pitbull.

Kathy Perry and One Director emerged the top winners from the 2014 AMA’s.

A full list of all winners from last night show follows:

Artist Of The Year 
One Direction

Favorite Album – Country 
Brantley Gilbert, Just As I Am 

 Favorite Artist – Rap/Hip-Hop

Iggy Azalea

New Artist Of The Year Presented By Kohl’s 
5 Seconds of Summer

Favorite Artist – Alternative Rock
Imagine Dragons

Favorite Female Artist – Pop/Rock
Katy Perry

Favorite Album – Pop/Rock 

One Direction, “Midnight Memories”

Favorite Male Artist – Country

Luke Bryan

Favorite Male Artist – Pop/Rock 

Sam Smith

Hip-Hop 

Iggy Azalea, The New Classic 

Favorite Band, Duo Or Group – Pop/Rock

One Direction

Single Of The Year

Katy Perry Featuring Juicy J, “Dark Horse”

Favorite Female Artist – Country

Carrie Underwood

Favorite Band, Duo Or Group – Country
Florida Georgia Line

Favorite Male Artist – Soul/R&B 
John Legend

Favorite Female Artist – Soul/R&B 
Beyoncé

Favorite Album

Beyoncé, Beyoncé 

Favorite Artist – Adult Contemporary 
Katy Perry

Favorite Artist – Contemporary Inspirational
Casting Crowns

Favorite Artist – Electronic Dance Music (Edm)
Calvin Harris

Top Soundtrack
Frozen