American Music Awards of 1997

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24th Annual American Music Awards
Format Awards show
Starring Sinbad
Country of origin USA
Production
Running time 180 min.
Broadcast
Original channel ABC
First shown in January 27, 1997

The 24th Annual American Music Awards were held on January 27, 1997.

Pop/Rock Category[edit]

Subcategory Winner Nominees
Favorite Pop/Rock Male Artist Eric Clapton Bryan Adams
Seal
Favorite Pop/Rock Female Artist Alanis Morissette Mariah Carey
Celine Dion
Favorite Pop/Rock Band/Duo/Group Hootie & The Blowfish Fugees
Dave Matthews Band
Favorite Pop/Rock Album Jagged Little Pill - Alanis Morissette Anthology - The Beatles
Daydream - Mariah Carey
Favorite Pop/Rock New Artist Jewel Donna Lewis
No Doubt

Soul/R&B Category[edit]

Subcategory Winner Nominees
Favorite Soul/R&B Male Artist Keith Sweat D'Angelo
R. Kelly
Favorite Soul/R&B Female Artist Toni Braxton Brandy
Mariah Carey
Favorite Soul/R&B Band, Duo, or Group New Edition Fugees
Favorite Soul/R&B Album Secrets - Toni Braxton Daydream - Mariah Carey
Keith Sweat - Keith Sweat
Favorite Soul/R&B New Artist D'Angelo Deborah Cox
Tony Rich Project

Country Category[edit]

Subcategory Winner Nominees
Favorite Country Male Artist Garth Brooks Alan Jackson
George Strait
Favorite Country Female Artist Shania Twain Faith Hill
Wynonna
Favorite Country Band/Duo/Group Brooks & Dunn BlackHawk
The Mavericks
Favorite Country Album Blue Clear Sky - George Strait Fresh Horses - Garth Brooks
The Woman in Me - Shania Twain
Favorite Country New Artist LeAnn Rimes Terri Clark
Mindy McCready

Adult Contemporary Category[edit]

Category Winner Nominees
Favorite Adult Contemporary Artist Whitney Houston Mariah Carey
Celine Dion

Rap/Hip-Hop Category[edit]

Category Winner Nominees
Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Artist Tupac Shakur Bone Thugs-N-Harmony
Coolio

Alternative Category[edit]

Category Winner Nominees
Favorite Alternative Artist The Smashing Pumpkins Bush
Stone Temple Pilots

Heavy Metal Category[edit]

Category Winner Nominees
Favorite Heavy Metal/Hard Rock Artist Metallica The Smashing Pumpkins
Stone Temple Pilots

Soundtrack Album[edit]

Category Winner Nominees
Favorite Soundtrack Waiting to Exhale Soundtrack The Nutty Professor Soundtrack
The Crow: City of Angels Soundtrack

Award of Merit[edit]

International Artist Award[edit]

References[edit]