2017 in music

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List of years in music (table)

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59th Annual Grammy Awards (USA)
Record of the Year: "Hello" by AdeleAlbum of the Year: 25 by Adele • Song of the Year: "Hello" by Adele • Best New Artist: Chance the Rapper
18th Annual Latin Grammy Awards (USA/Latin America)
Record of the Year: "Despacito" by Luis Fonsi and Daddy YankeeAlbum of the Year: Salsa Big Band by Rubén Blades and Roberto Delgado & OrquestaSong of the Year: "Despacito" by Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee • Best New Artist: Vicente García
2017 ARIA Music Awards (Australia)
Album of the Year: Go Farther in Lightness by Gang of YouthsSong of the Year: "Stranger" by Peking Duk feat. ElliphantBreakthrough Artist: Night Thinker by Amy Shark
2017 Billboard Music Awards (USA)
Artist of the Year: DrakeNew Artist of the Year: ZaynTop Hot 100 Song: "Closer" by the Chainsmokers feat. HalseyTop Billboard 200 Album: Views by Drake
2017 Brit Awards (UK)
British Album of the Year: Blackstar by David BowieBritish Single of the Year: "Shout Out to My Ex" by Little MixBritish Breakthrough Act: Rag'n'Bone ManBritish Video: "History" by One Direction
Eurovision Song Contest 2017 (Europe)
"Amar pelos dois" by Salvador Sobral (Portugal)
48th GMA Dove Awards (USA)
Song of the Year: "What a Beautiful Name" written by Brooke Ligertwood and Ben Fielding • Songwriter of the Year: Bart MillardSongwriter of the Year (Non-artist): Bernie HermsArtist of the Year: MercyMeNew Artist of the Year: Zach WilliamsProducer of the Year:Bernie Herms
59th Japan Record Awards (Japan)
Grand Prix: Influencer by Nogizaka46Best Song: severalBest New Artist: Tsubaki Factory
2017 Juno Awards (Canada)
Artist of the Year: Leonard CohenAlbum of the Year: You Want It Darker by Leonard CohenSingle of the Year: "Spirits" by The StrumbellasBreakthrough Artist of the Year: Ruth B
2017 Mercury Prize (UK and Ireland)
Process by Sampha
2017 Mnet Asian Music Awards (South Korea, hosted in Vietnam, Japan and Hong Kong)
Artist of the Year: BTSAlbum of the Year: The War by ExoSong of the Year: "Signal" by TwiceBest Music Video: Spring Day by BTS
2017 MTV Europe Music Awards (Europe)
Video of the Year: "Humble" by Kendrick LamarArtist of the Year: Shawn MendesNew Artist: Dua Lipa
2017 MTV Video Music Awards (USA)
Video of the Year: "Humble" by Kendrick LamarArtist of the Year: Ed SheeranNew Artist: Khalid
2017 New Zealand Music Awards (New Zealand)
Album of the Year: Melodrama by LordeSong of the Year: "Green Light" by Lorde • Breakthrough Artist: Aldous Harding
2017 NME Music Awards (UK)
Best Album: Wild World by BastilleBest Track: "Tilted" by Christine and the QueensBest New Artist: Dua LipaBest Live Band: The 1975Best Festival: Glastonbury Festival 2016
2017 Polaris Music Prize (Canada)
La Papessa by Lido Pimienta
2017 Pulitzer Prize for Music (USA)
Angel's Bone by Du Yun
The 5th V Chart Awards (China)
Top Male Artist : Lay with Lose ControlTop Female Artist : Li Yuchun with Sense of PresenceTop Group: TFBOYS with Protecting HomeTop New Artist: Xu Weizhou
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (USA)
Inductees: Joan BaezElectric Light OrchestraJourneyPearl JamTupac ShakurYes

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