2017 American Music Awards (AMAs), LA

@AMAs

Affair: 2017 American Music Awards (AMAs)

When: Sunday, November 19, 2017

Hot Spot: Microsoft Theater at L.A. Live, Los Angeles, CA

Deets: The “2017 American Music Awards” will mark the 45thanniversary of the legendary music awards show that has brought fans the biggest musical superstars and most compelling live performances over the last four decades. As the kick-off to this year’s highly anticipated show, international music sensation Ciara today announced six categories from the “2017 American Music Awards” nominees live on ABC’s “Good Morning America,” followed by a full reveal of all nominees via Facebook Live on the American Music Awards and Billboard pages.

The “2017 American Music Awards” will broadcast live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday, November 19, 2017 at 8:00pm ET on ABC. The American Music Awards, the world’s largest fan-voted awards show, is where music enthusiasts watch their favorite artists and pop culture icons come together to honor idols, newcomers and record-breakers in the contemporary music scene. From Pop and Rock, to Country, Hip Hop and beyond, this year’s show will celebrate 45 years of the best moments in music with appearances by today’s brightest stars and live performances from the biggest names in music.

Bruno Mars leads with eight nominations, including Artist of the Year, Video of the Year, and Favorite Male Artist – Pop/Rock. The Chainsmokers, Drake, Kendrick Lamar, Ed Sheeran and The Weeknd tied with five nominations each. Justin Bieber, Daddy Yankee and Luis Fonsi received four nominations each. Additionally, Keith Urban earned three nominations.

The Artist of the Year nominees are Bruno Mars, The Chainsmokers, Drake, Kendrick Lamar and Ed Sheeran. Voting for Artist of the Year opened today and will close on Thursday, November 16 at 8:59:59pm PT. Voting for all other editorial categories closes on Monday, November 13 at 8:59:59am PT.

American Music Awards nominees are based on key fan interactions as reflected in Billboard Magazine and on Billboard.com, including album and digital song sales, radio airplay, streaming, social activity and touring. These measurements are tracked by Billboard and its data partners, including Nielsen Music and Next Big Sound.

The American Music Awards winners are voted entirely by fans. Voting opened today in all categories except New Artist of the Year presented by T-Mobile and Collaboration of the Year presented by Xfinity, which will both open on Wednesday, November 1.

For New Artist of the Year presented by T-Mobile and Collaboration of the Year presented by Xfinity, fans can vote for each award 100 times per day, per voting platform in one or both of the ways below. Fans can vote for all other awards once per day, per voting platform.
Via web at billboard.com/amas and theamas.com/vote
Posting a tweet on Twitter that includes the nominee’s name or Twitter handle, the category nameand #AMAs within the tweet

Sponsors for the “2017 American Music Awards” include Comcast’s Xfinity and T-Mobile. Media partners include Cumulus Media/ Westwood One and Music Choice.

The “2017 American Music Awards” is produced by dick clark productions. Allen Shapiro and Mike Mahan are Executive Producers. Larry Klein, Barry Adelman and Mark Bracco are Producers.

2017 AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS® NOMINEES
ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Bruno Mars
The Chainsmokers
Drake
Kendrick Lamar
Ed Sheeran

NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR PRESENTED BY T-MOBILE

James Arthur
Niall Horan
Julia Michaels
Post Malone
Rae Sremmurd

COLLABORATION OF THE YEAR PRESENTED BY XFINITY
The Chainsmokers featuring Halsey “Closer”
DJ Khaled featuring Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance the Rapper and Lil Wayne “I’m the One”
Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee featuring Justin Bieber “Despacito”
Maroon 5 featuring Kendrick Lamar “Don’t Wanna Know”
The Weeknd featuring Daft Punk “Starboy”

TOUR OF THE YEAR
Garth Brooks
Coldplay
U2

VIDEO OF THE YEAR
Bruno Mars “That’s What I Like”
Luis Fonsi featuring Daddy Yankee “Despacito”
Ed Sheeran “Shape of You”

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – POP/ROCK
Bruno Mars
Drake
Ed Sheeran

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – POP/ROCK
Alessia Cara
Lady Gaga
Rihanna

FAVORITE DUO OR GROUP – POP/ROCK
The Chainsmokers
Coldplay
Imagine Dragons

FAVORITE ALBUM – POP/ROCK
Bruno Mars “24K Magic”
Drake “More Life”
The Weeknd “Starboy”

FAVORITE SONG – POP/ROCK
The Chainsmokers featuring Halsey “Closer”
Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee featuring Justin Bieber “Despacito”
Ed Sheeran “Shape of You”

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – COUNTRY
Sam Hunt
Thomas Rhett
Keith Urban

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – COUNTRY
Miranda Lambert
Maren Morris
Carrie Underwood

FAVORITE DUO OR GROUP – COUNTRY
Florida Georgia Line
Little Big Town
Old Dominion

FAVORITE ALBUM – COUNTRY
Jason Aldean “They Don’t Know”
Chris Stapleton “From A Room: Volume 1”
Keith Urban “Ripcord”

FAVORITE SONG – COUNTRY
Sam Hunt “Body Like A Back Road”
Jon Pardi “Dirt On My Boots”
Keith Urban “Blue Ain’t Your Color”

FAVORITE ARTIST – RAP/HIP-HOP
Drake
Kendrick Lamar
Migos

FAVORITE ALBUM – RAP/HIP-HOP
Drake “More Life”
Kendrick Lamar “DAMN.”
Migos “Culture”

FAVORITE SONG – RAP/HIP-HOP
DJ Khaled featuring Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance the Rapper and Lil Wayne “I’m the One”
Kendrick Lamar “HUMBLE.”
Rae Sremmurd featuring Gucci Mane “Black Beatles”

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – SOUL/R&B
Bruno Mars
Childish Gambino
The Weeknd

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – SOUL/R&B
Beyoncé
Kehlani
Rihanna

FAVORITE ALBUM – SOUL/R&B
Bruno Mars “24K Magic”
Childish Gambino “Awaken, My Love!”
The Weeknd “Starboy”

FAVORITE SONG – SOUL/R&B
Bruno Mars “That’s What I Like”
Khalid “Location”
The Weeknd “Starboy”

FAVORITE ARTIST – ALTERNATIVE ROCK
Imagine Dragons
Linkin Park
twenty one pilots

FAVORITE ARTIST – ADULT CONTEMPORARY
Bruno Mars
Shawn Mendes
Ed Sheeran

FAVORITE ARTIST – LATIN
Daddy Yankee
Luis Fonsi
Shakira

FAVORITE ARTIST – CONTEMPORARY INSPIRATIONAL
Lauren Daigle
MercyMe
Chris Tomlin

FAVORITE ARTIST – ELECTRONIC DANCE MUSIC (EDM)
The Chainsmokers
DJ Snake
Calvin Harris

TOP SOUNDTRACK
Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2: Awesome Mix Vol. 2
Moana
Trolls

Who You May Spot: Ciara, Bruno Mars, The Chainsmokers, Diana Ross, Shawn Mendes, DJ Snake, Calvin Harris, Shakira, Garth Brooks, Daddy Yankee Luis Fonsi, Niall Horan, and more

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The 2017 American Music Awards will be broadcast live in Los Angeles on Sunday, November 19 at 8:00pm ET on ABC.

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