2017 American Music Awards: See All the Nominees and Winners!
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2017 American Music Awards: See All the Nominees and Winners!

The 2017 American Music Awards are officially underway! Hosted by Tracee Ellis Ross (whose mom, Diana Ross, is getting the Lifetime Achievement Award), and with performances by Pink, Kelly Clarkson, Selena Gomez, Nick Jonas, Christina Aguilera, Demi Lovato, and more, this year’s show is sure to be a memorable one.

Of course, in between performances, stars including Jenna Dewan Tatum, Chrissy Metz, Justin Hartley, Lea Michele, and Jared Leto will hand out awards voted on by the public. Bruno Mars leads the nominees with nods in eight categories (including Artist of the Year), followed by Drake and Ed Sheeran, who have five each.

See all the nominees below, and check back throughout the show to find out who wins! We’ll be updating this list as more categories are announced.

Artist of the Year

**WINNER: Bruno Mars

The Chainsmokers


Kendrick Lamar

Ed Sheeran

Favorite Artist — Alternative Rock

Imagine Dragons

**WINNER: Linkin Park

Twenty One Pilots

Collaboration of the Year

“Closer” — The Chainsmokers featuring Halsey

“I’m the One” — DJ Khaled featuring Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance the Rapper and Lil Wayne

**WINNER: “Despacito” — Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee featuring Justin Bieber

“Don’t Wanna Know” — Maroon 5 featuring Kendrick Lamar

“Starboy” — The Weeknd featuring Daft Punk

New Artist of the Year (presented by TMobile)

James Arthur

**WINNER: Niall Horan

Julia Michaels

Post Malone

Rae Sremmurd

Favorite Female Artist — Pop/Rock

Alessia Cara

**WINNER: Lady Gaga


Favorite Artist — Adult Contemporary

Bruno Mars

**WINNER: Shawn Mendes

Ed Sheeran

Favorite Artist — Electronic Dance Music

**WINNER: The Chainsmokers

DJ Snake

Calvin Harris

Favorite Male Artist — Country

Sam Hunt

Thomas Rhett

**WINNER: Keith Urban

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 Album — Country

Jason Aldean, They Don’t Know

Chris Stapleton, From a Room: Volume 1

**WINNER: Keith Urban, Ripcord

Favorite Song — Rap/Hip Hop

**WINNER: DJ Khaled feat. Justin Bieber, Quavo Stuntin, Chance the Rapper, and Lil Wayne, “I’m the One”

Kendrick Lamar, “HUMBLE.”

Rae Sremmurd feat.  Gucci Mane, “Black Beatles”

Favorite Duo or Group — Pop/Rock

The Chainsmokers


**WINNER: Imagine Dragons

Video of the Year

**WINNER: Bruno Mars, “That’s What I Like”

Luis Fonsi featuring Daddy Yankee, “Despacito”

Ed Sheeran, “Shape of You”

Top Soundtrack

Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2: Awesome Mix Vol. 2

**WINNER: Disney’s Moana


Tour of the Year

Garth Brooks

**WINNER: Coldplay


Favorite Male Artist — Pop/Rock

**WINNER: Bruno Mars


Ed Sheeran

Favorite Album – Pop/Rock

**WINNER: Bruno Mars, 24K Magic

Drake, More Life

The Weeknd, Starboy

Favorite Song — Pop/Rock

**WINNER: Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee feat. Justin Bieber, “Despacito”

Ed Sheeran, “Shape of You”

The Chainsmokers feat. Halsey, “Closer”

Favorite Artist — Contemporary Inspirational

**WINNER: Lauren Daigle

Mercy Me

Chris Tomlin

Favorite Artist — Latin

Daddy Yankee

Luis Fonsi

**WINNER: Shakira

Favorite Song — Soul/R&B

**WINNER: Bruno Mars, “That’s What I Like”

Khalid, “Location”

The Weeknd, “Starboy”

Favorite Album — Soul/R&B

**WINNER: Bruno Mars, 24K Magic

Donald Glover, Awaken, My Love!

The Weeknd, Starboy

Favorite Female Artist — Soul/R&B

**WINNER: Beyonce



Favorite Male Artist — Soul/R&B

**WINNER: Bruno Mars

Donald Glover

The Weeknd

Favorite Album — Rap/Hip Hop

Drake, More Life

**WINNER: Kendrick Lamar, DAMN

Migos, Culture

Favorite Artist — Rap/Hip Hop

**WINNER: Drake

Kendrick Lamar


Favorite Duo or Group — Country

Florida Georgia Line

**WINNER: Little Big Town

Old Dominion

Favorite Female Artist — Country

Miranda Lambert

Maren Morris

**WINNER: Carrie Underwood

Which stars are you rooting for at the AMAs? Tell us @BritandCo!

(Photo via Kevin Winter/Getty)