American Music Awards of 2017

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45th Annual American Music Awards
American Music Awards of 2017 logo.jpg
American Music Awards of 2017 logo
Date November 19, 2017
Location Microsoft Theater
Los Angeles, California
Country United States
Hosted by Tracee Ellis Ross
Most awards Bruno Mars (7)
Most nominations Bruno Mars (8)
Website American Music Awards
Television/radio coverage
Network ABC
Runtime 180 minutes
Viewership 9.15 million
Produced by Dick Clark Productions

The 45th Annual American Music Awards took place on November 19, 2017, at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California.[1] It was broadcast on ABC and was hosted by Tracee Ellis Ross.[2][3]

Performers[edit]

Artist(s) Song(s) Ref.
Kelly Clarkson
Pink
"Everybody Hurts" [4]
Demi Lovato "Sorry Not Sorry" [5]
Nick Jonas "Find You" [6]
Hailee Steinfeld
Alesso
Florida Georgia Line
Watt
"Let Me Go" [7]
Shawn Mendes "There's Nothing Holdin' Me Back" [6]
Selena Gomez
Marshmello
"Wolves" [8]
Christina Aguilera
(Whitney Houston and The Bodyguard tribute)
"I Will Always Love You"
"I Have Nothing"
"Run to You"
"I'm Every Woman"
[9]
Lady Gaga "The Cure"
(Broadcast from Capital One Arena in Washington, DC)
[6]
Macklemore
Skylar Grey
"Glorious" [10]
Portugal. The Man "Feel It Still" [7]
Zedd
Alessia Cara
"Stay" [7]
Imagine Dragons
Khalid
"Young Dumb & Broke"
"Thunder"
[11]
Pink "Beautiful Trauma" [12]
Niall Horan "Slow Hands" [11]
Kelly Clarkson "Miss Independent"
"Love So Soft"
[5]
BTS "DNA" [13]
Diana Ross "I'm Coming Out"
"Take Me Higher"
"Ease On Down the Road"
"The Best Years Of My Life"
"Ain't No Mountain High Enough"
[5]

Presenters[edit]

Winners and nominees[edit]

Artist of the Year New Artist of the Year
Collaboration of the Year Video of the Year
Tour of the Year Top Soundtrack
Favorite Male Artist – Pop/Rock Favorite Female Artist – Pop/Rock
Favorite Duo or Group – Pop/Rock Favorite Album – Pop/Rock
Favorite Song – Pop/Rock Favorite Male Artist – Country
Favorite Female Artist – Country Favorite Duo or Group – Country
Favorite Album – Country Favorite Song – Country
Favorite Artist – Rap/Hip-Hop Favorite Album – Rap/Hip-Hop
Favorite Song – Rap/Hip-Hop Favorite Male Artist – Soul/R&B
Favorite Female Artist – Soul/R&B Favorite Album – Soul/R&B
Favorite Song – Soul/R&B Favorite Artist – Alternative Rock
Favorite Artist – Adult Contemporary Favorite Artist – Latin
Favorite Artist – Contemporary Inspirational Favorite Artist – Electronic Dance Music

Special awards[edit]

Lifetime Achievement

References[edit]

  1. ^ Iasimone, Ashley (October 12, 2017). "Here Is the Full List of 2017 AMAs Nominations". billboard. Retrieved November 11, 2017. 
  2. ^ Thorbecke, Catherine (November 14, 2017). "Tracee Ellis Ross to host the 2017 American Music Awards". ABC News. Retrieved November 14, 2017. 
  3. ^ Lynch, Joe (November 20, 2017). "The 10 Best Moments at the 2017 AMAs". billboard. Retrieved November 21, 2017. 
  4. ^ Stubblebine, Allison (November 16, 2017). "Kelly Clarkson & P!nk To Team Up For Exciting Performance for 2017 AMAs Opener". billboard. Retrieved November 17, 2017. 
  5. ^ a b c Armstrong, Megan (November 6, 2017). "Demi Lovato & Kelly Clarkson Announced As 2017 American Music Awards Performers". billboard. Retrieved November 6, 2017. 
  6. ^ a b c Nolfi, Joey (November 14, 2017). "Lady Gaga, Shawn Mendes, Nick Jonas to perform at the AMAs". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved November 14, 2017. 
  7. ^ a b c Billboard staff (November 13, 2017). "2017 AMAs: Alessia Cara, Zedd, Hailee Steinfeld & More Added to Performer Lineup". billboard. Retrieved November 14, 2017. 
  8. ^ Kaufman, Gil (October 26, 2017). "Selena Gomez to Debut 'Wolves' at 2017 American Music Awards". billboard. Retrieved October 31, 2017. 
  9. ^ Armstrong, Megan (October 30, 2017). "Christina Aguilera Will Honor Whitney Houston & 'The Bodyguard' at 2017 AMAs". billboard. Retrieved October 31, 2017. 
  10. ^ Lamarre, Carl (November 19, 2017). "Macklemore & Skylar Grey Deliver 'Glorious' Performance at the 2017 AMAs". billboard. Retrieved November 22, 2017. 
  11. ^ a b Weatherby, Taylor (November 10, 2017). "Niall Horan, Imagine Dragons & Khalid Added to AMAs Performer Lineup". billboard. Retrieved November 11, 2017. 
  12. ^ Petit, Stephanie (November 9, 2017). "Pink Added to Star-Studded List of Performers at 2017 American Music Awards". People. Retrieved November 9, 2017. 
  13. ^ Kelley, Caitlin (November 3, 2017). "K-Pop Superstars BTS to Perform for First Time on an American Awards Show at 2017 AMAs". billboard. Retrieved November 3, 2017. 
  14. ^ Rolli, Bryan (October 18, 2017). "Diana Ross to Receive American Music Award of Lifetime Achievement at 2017 AMAs". billboard. Retrieved October 31, 2017.