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One Direction Wins Coveted Artist Of The Year Award At The 2014 AMAs

Sun, November 23, 2014 11:11pm EDT by Lauren Cox 5 Comments

And the winner is… One Direction! With 5 powerhouse performers — including Beyonce, Luke Bryan, and Katy Perry — up for the award of the night, it was 1D who brought it home.

It’s official: One Direction — including Harry Styles, Liam Payne, Louis Tomlinson, Zayn Malik, and Niall Horan — are the 2014 Artist of the Year. Despite the hard competition, 1D took home the top honor of the night at the American Music Awards at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles, Calif. Congrats!

One Direction Wins Artist Of The Year — 2014 AMAs

Looks like 1D have three new awards to add to their shelves!

On Nov. 23, the British boyband nabbed the award of the night — Artist of the Year — at the 2-14 American Music Awards.

They were up against Beyonce, Iggy Azalea, Luke Bryan, and Katy Perry — but none of those artists compared to 1D’s success.

2014 American Music Award Winners: Taylor Swift, 1D & More — Full List

It was the third win of the night for the band, and Liam happily accepted last of their trio of awards on behalf of his band mates.

One Direction Takes A Total Of 3 Awards Home

The other two awards that 1D took home for the night include Favorite Band, Duo, or Group — Pop Rock and Favorite Pop/Rock Album for their junior release,” Midnight Memories.”

Congrats to the boys of One Direction for their successful night at the AMAs!

Maybe Harry will celebrate with Taylor Swift at an after party? Fingers crossed!

So what do YOU think, HollywoodLifers? Did 1D deserve to take home the most important award of the night, Artist of the Year? Comment below with your thoughts!

— Lauren Cox

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