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Watch One Direction Explain Why They're Thankful for Fans Backstage at AMAs

The One Direction guys were in a grateful mood when Billboard caught up with them backstage at the American Music Awards.

"We're very excited to win the most prestigious award of the night, " Niall Horan shared about 1D's two-peat honor of winning Artist of the Year. "We're humbled, yet again."

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When the conversation turned to Thanksgiving, the band reiterated how grateful they were for fans' support.

"I'm just thankful for getting to be able to spend time with these guys over the past five years," Liam Payne shared while Harry Styles jokingly waved him off. "All the things we've done."

"We've had an interesting year," Louis Tomlinson continued. "And our fans have been incredible for us."

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