Ariana Grande was named Artist of The Year at the American Music Awards on Sunday evening, while Zayn Malik scooped New Artist of The Year and Drake bagged his first ever AMA.
Early on in the night, Drake who got a leading 13 nominations, won best rap/hip-hop artist, song and album for his best-selling Views, which earlier this year became the first album to earn one billion streams on Apple Music.
“For our genre, I like to keep things exciting and keep making music… more like this is coming soon,” Drake said, accepting the award.
But pop singer Ariana Grande, 23, was chosen as Artist of The Year, beating Justin Bieber, Rihanna and Gomez.
“I can’t believe this. I am shaking with nerves,” she said. More stories and photos