American Music Award For Favorite Pop/Rock Band/Duo/Group
The American Music Award for Favorite Pop/Rock Band/Duo/Group has been awarded since 1974.
Years reflect the year in which the American Music 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 a tie between Backstreet Boys, Hall & Oates and The Black Eyed Peas with 3 wins each.
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