Swift bags 3 key awards at AMAs

LOS ANGELES: Singer Taylor Swift, who garnered appreciation this year for her fifth studio album 1989, clinched key honours at the American Music Awards 2015 by winning three awards.

She won the Song of the Year, Favourite Pop/Rock Album and Favourite Adult Contemporary Artist trophies.

Hosted by singer-actress Jennifer Lopez, the awards show took place at the Microsoft Theatre on November 22, reports variety.com.

The other big winner of the night was British boyband One Direction, which received the trophy for Artist of the Year and the Favourite Duo or Group-Pop/Rock. While the Favourite Male Artist-Soul/R&B went to singer The Weeknd, singer Nicki Minaj took home the trophy for Favourite Artist — Rap/Hip-Hop.

The Favourite Artist — Alternative Rock honour was taken by American rock band Fall Out Boy.

Music producer Skrillex and DJ Diplo’s single Where are u now, featuring singer Justin Bieber, won the award for the best Collaboration of the Year, unleashed by T-Mobile.