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American Music Award for Favorite Soul/R&B Male Artist

The American Music Award for Favorite Male Artist – Soul/R&B has been awarded since 1974. Years reflect the year in which the awards were presented, for works released in the previous year (until 2003 onward when awards were handed out on November of the same year). The all-time winner in this category is Luther Vandross with 7 wins stretching across three decades. Michael Jackson is the most nominated male artist with 9 nominations.

Winners and nomineesEdit

1970sEdit

Year Artist Ref
1974
(1st)
Stevie Wonder [1]
James Brown
Al Green
1975
(2nd)
Stevie Wonder [2]
James Brown
Barry White
1976
(3rd)
Barry White [3]
James Brown
Smokey Robinson
1977
(4th)
Stevie Wonder [4]
Marvin Gaye
Lou Rawls
1978
(5th)
Stevie Wonder [5]
George Benson
Barry White
1979
(6th)
Teddy Pendergrass [6]
Lou Rawls
Johnny Mathis

1980sEdit

Year Artist Ref
1980
(7th)
Michael Jackson [7]
Rick James
Teddy Pendergrass
1981
(8th)
Michael Jackson [8]
George Benson
Teddy Pendergrass
1982
(9th)
Stevie Wonder [9]
Larry Graham
Rick James
Smokey Robinson
1983
(10th)
Lionel Richie [10]
Rick James
Stevie Wonder
1984
(11th)
Michael Jackson [11]
Rick James
Prince
Lionel Richie
1985
(12th)
Lionel Richie [12]
Michael Jackson
Prince
1986
(13th)
Stevie Wonder [13]
Prince
Luther Vandross
1987
(14th)
Lionel Richie [14]
Freddie Jackson
Billy Ocean
Stevie Wonder
1988
(15th)
Luther Vandross [15]
LL Cool J
Smokey Robinson
1989
(16th)
George Michael [16]
Bobby Brown
Michael Jackson

1990sEdit

Year Artist Ref
1990
(17th)
Luther Vandross [17]
Bobby Brown
Prince
1991
(18th)
MC Hammer [18]
Quincy Jones
Keith Sweat
1992
(19th)
Luther Vandross [19]
LL Cool J
Prince
1993
(20th)
Bobby Brown [20]
Tevin Campbell
Michael Jackson
Gerald Levert
1994
(21st)
Luther Vandross [21]
Babyface
Bobby Brown
Michael Jackson
1995
(22nd)
Babyface [22]
Tevin Campbell
Prince
1996
(23rd)
Luther Vandross [23]
Michael Jackson
Barry White
1997
(24th)
Keith Sweat [24]
D'Angelo
R. Kelly
1998
(25th)
Babyface [25]
Puff Daddy
Keith Sweat
1999
(26th)
Will Smith [26]
Mase
Brian McKnight

2000sEdit

Year Artist Ref
2000
(27th)
R. Kelly [27]
Ginuwine
Busta Rhymes
2001
(28th)
Brian McKnight [28]
D'Angelo
Sisqó
2002
(29th)
Luther Vandross [29]
Ginuwine
R. Kelly
2003
(30th)
Eminem [30]
Ja Rule
Nelly
2003
(31st)
Luther Vandross [31]
Ginuwine
Jaheim
R. Kelly
2004
(32nd)
Usher [32]
R. Kelly
Prince
Ruben Studdard
2005
(33rd)
R. Kelly [33]
John Legend
Omarion
2006
(34th)
Jamie Foxx [34]
Chris Brown
Ne-Yo
2007
(35th)
Akon [35]
Ne-Yo
T-Pain
2008
(36th)
Chris Brown [36]
J. Holiday
Usher
2009
(37th)
Michael Jackson [37]
Jamie Foxx
Maxwell

2010sEdit

Year Artist Ref
2010
(38th)
Usher [38]
Chris Brown
Trey Songz
2011
(39th)
Usher [39]
Chris Brown
Trey Songz
2012
(40th)
Usher [40]
Chris Brown
Trey Songz
2013
(41st)
Justin Timberlake [41]
Miguel
Robin Thicke
2014
(42nd)
John Legend [42]
Chris Brown
Pharrell Williams
2015
(43rd)
The Weeknd [43]
Chris Brown
Trey Songz
2016
(44th)
Chris Brown [44]
Bryson Tiller
The Weeknd
2017
(45th)
Bruno Mars [45]
Childish Gambino
The Weeknd
2018
(46th)
Khalid
Bruno Mars
The Weeknd

Category factsEdit

Multiple WinsEdit

Multiple NominationsEdit

ReferencesEdit

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