The American Music Awards Went Down & There Were Tons Of Surprising Names On The Winners List

Posted at November 21st, 2017 | by Yash Vikram Singh | in Entertainment, Featured, News

The 2017 AMAs were a blast. Some of our favourite artists bagged silverware but it was definitely the surprises that kept us on the edge of our seats. Leading the line in that very same category is Bruno Mars, who won Artist Of The Year this year and nobody seems to think why.

 

 

The Chainsmokers won Favourite Dance Music artist and other than that Imagine Dragon, Lady Gaga, Carrie Underwood and many other wiped the floor clean. Check out the winners list in full below.

 

2017 American Music Awards Winners

ARTIST OF THE YEAR
The Chainsmokers
Drake
Kendrick Lamar
WINNER: Bruno Mars
Ed Sheeran

NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR
James Arthur
WINNER: Niall Horan
Julia Michaels
Post Malone
Rae Sremmurd

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

TOUR OF THE YEAR
Garth Brooks
WINNER: Coldplay
U2

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

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

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

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

FAVORITE ALBUM – POP/ROCK
Drake, More Life
WINNER: Bruno Mars, 24K Magic
The Weeknd, Starboy

FAVORITE SONG – POP/ROCK
The Chainsmokers feat. Halsey, “Closer”
WINNER: Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee feat. Justin Bieber, “Despacito”
Ed Sheeran, “Shape of You”

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – COUNTRY
Sam Hunt
Thomas Rhett
WINNER: Keith Urban

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – COUNTRY
Miranda Lambert
Maren Morris
WINNER: Carrie Underwood

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

FAVORITE ALBUM – COUNTRY
Jason Aldean, They Don’t Know
Chris Stapleton, From a Room:, Vol. 1
WINNER: Keith Urban, Ripcord

FAVORITE SONG – COUNTRY
Sam Hunt, “Body Like a Back Road”
Jon Pardi, “Dirt on My Boots”
WINNER: Keith Urban, “Blue Ain’t Your Color”

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

FAVORITE ALBUM – RAP/HIP-HOP
Drake, More Life
WINNER: Kendrick Lamar, Damn.
Migos, Culture

FAVORITE SONG – RAP/HIP-HOP
WINNER: DJ Khaled feat. Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance the Rapper & Lil Wayne, “I’m The One”
Kendrick Lamar, “Humble.”
Rae Sremmurd feat. Gucci Mane, “Black Beatles”

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

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – SOUL/R&B
WINNER: Beyonce
Kehlani
Rihanna

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

FAVORITE SONG – SOUL/R&B
Khalid, “Location”
WINNER: Bruno Mars, “That’s What I Like”
The Weeknd ft. Daft Punk, “Starboy”

FAVORITE ARTIST – ALTERNATIVE ROCK
Imagine Dragons
WINNER: Linkin Park
Twenty One Pilots

FAVORITE ARTIST – ADULT CONTEMPORARY
Bruno Mars
WINNER: Shawn Mendes
Ed Sheeran

FAVORITE ARTIST – LATIN
Luis Fonsi
Daddy Yankee
WINNER: Shakira

FAVORITE ARTIST – CONTEMPORARY INSPIRATIONAL
WINNER: Lauren Daigle
MercyMe
Chris Tomlin

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

Yash Vikram Singh

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