American Music Awards of 1997

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24th Annual American Music Awards
Date January 27, 1997
Country United States
Hosted by Sinbad
Television/Radio coverage
Network ABC
Runtime 180 min.
Produced by Dick Clark Productions

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

Winners and nominees[edit]

Subcategory Winner Nominees
Pop/Rock Category
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 PillAlanis Morissette AnthologyThe Beatles
DaydreamMariah Carey
Favorite Pop/Rock New Artist Jewel Donna Lewis
No Doubt
Soul/R&B Category
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
TLC
Favorite Soul/R&B Album SecretsToni Braxton DaydreamMariah Carey
Keith SweatKeith Sweat
Favorite Soul/R&B New Artist D'Angelo Deborah Cox
Tony Rich Project
Country Category
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 SkyGeorge Strait Fresh HorsesGarth Brooks
The Woman in MeShania Twain
Favorite Country New Artist LeAnn Rimes Terri Clark
Mindy McCready
Adult Contemporary Category
Favorite Adult Contemporary Artist Whitney Houston Mariah Carey
Celine Dion
Alternative Category
Favorite Alternative Artist The Smashing Pumpkins Bush
Stone Temple Pilots
Heavy Metal/Hard Rock Category
Favorite Heavy Metal/Hard Rock Artist Metallica The Smashing Pumpkins
Stone Temple Pilots
Rap/Hip-Hop Category
Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Artist 2Pac Bone Thugs-N-Harmony
Coolio
Soundtrack Album
Favorite Soundtrack Waiting to Exhale Soundtrack The Nutty Professor Soundtrack
The Crow: City of Angels Soundtrack
Award of Merit
Little Richard
International Artist Award
Bee Gees

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