26th Annual American Music Awards

Greetings music lovers. The 26th Annual American Music Awards were presented on January 11th, 1999. The show was hosted by Brandy and Melissa Joan Hart. We're sorry that our coverage was not as complete as last year's but we've been up to our necks getting ready for our live on-the-scene coverage of the Golden Globes.

Anyway, here are the winners:

Favorite Female Pop/Rock Artist

  • Celine Dion

Favorite Male Pop/Rock Artist

  • Eric Clapton

Favorite Female Soul Artist

  • Janet Jackson

Favorite Male Soul/R&B Artist

Favorite Female Country Artist

  • Shania Twain

Favorite Male Country Artist

  • Garth Brooks

Favorite Alternative

  • Pearl Jam

Favorite Pop/Rock Group

  • Aerosmith

Favorite Latin Artist

  • Enrique Iglesias

Favorite New Soul/R&B Artist

  • Lauryn Hill

Favorite New Country Artist

  • Dixie Chicks

Favorite Soundtrack Album

  • Titanic

Favorite Pop/Rock Album

  • Will Smith

Award of Merit

  • Billy Joel

Favorite Soul/R&B Group

  • K-Ci & Jo Jo

Favorite New Pop/Rock Artist

  • 'N Sync

Favorite Country Group

  • Alabama

Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Artist

  • Master P

Favorite Adult Contemporary Artist

  • Celine Dion

Favorite Country Album

  • Garth Brooks

Favorite Soul R&B Album

  • Will Smith