The 45th annual American Music Awards honor this year’s leading artists, voted on exclusively by the fans! As icons go head-to-head with newcomers and record breakers, the AMAs reveal top picks in pop, rock, EDM, hip hop, and more.


AMA nominees for Favorite Artist – Electronic Dance Music include three of the biggest names in the game, and there is no telling who will take it home — The Chainsmokers, DJ Snake or Calvin Harris. Additionally, The Chainsmokers are up for Collaboration of the Year, Favorite Duo or Group Pop/Rock and Favorite Song Pop/Rock with “Closer” featuring Halsey.

The Chainsmokers are also in the running for the coveted Artist of the Year award, up against Bruno Mars, Drake, Kendrick Lamar, and Ed Sheeran.

The American Music Awards will broadcast live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday, November 19, 2017 at 8:00pm ET on ABC. Stay updated on tonight’s winners right here.

2017 American Music Awards Winners

ARTIST OF THE YEAR
The Chainsmokers
Drake
Kendrick Lamar
WINNER: Bruno Mars
Ed Sheeran

NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR
James Arthur
WINNER: Niall Horan
Julia Michaels
Post Malone
Rae Sremmurd

COLLABORATION OF THE YEAR
The Chainsmokers feat. Halsey, “Closer”
WINNER: Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee feat. Justin Bieber, “Despacito”
DJ Khaled feat. Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance the Rapper & Lil Wayne, “I’m The One”
Maroon 5 feat. Kendrick Lamar, “Don’t Wanna Know”
The Weeknd feat. Daft Punk, “Starboy”

TOUR OF THE YEAR
Garth Brooks
WINNER: Coldplay
U2

VIDEO OF THE YEAR
Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee, “Despacito”
WINNER: Bruno Mars, “That’s What I Like”
Ed Sheeran, “Shape of You”

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – POP/ROCK
Drake
WINNER: Bruno Mars
Ed Sheeran

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – POP/ROCK
Alessia Cara
WINNER: Lady Gaga
Rihanna

FAVORITE DUO OR GROUP – POP/ROCK
The Chainsmokers
Coldplay
WINNER: Imagine Dragons

FAVORITE ALBUM – POP/ROCK
Drake, More Life
WINNER: Bruno Mars, 24K Magic
The Weeknd, Starboy

FAVORITE SONG – POP/ROCK
The Chainsmokers feat. Halsey, “Closer”
WINNER: Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee feat. Justin Bieber, “Despacito”
Ed Sheeran, “Shape of You”

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – COUNTRY
Sam Hunt
Thomas Rhett
WINNER: Keith Urban

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – COUNTRY
Miranda Lambert
Maren Morris
WINNER: Carrie Underwood

FAVORITE DUO OR GROUP – COUNTRY
Florida Georgia Line
WINNER: Little Big Town
Old Dominion

FAVORITE ALBUM – COUNTRY
Jason Aldean, They Don’t Know
Chris Stapleton, From a Room:, Vol. 1
WINNER: Keith Urban, Ripcord

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 ARTIST – RAP/HIP-HOP
WINNER: Drake
Kendrick Lamar
Migos

FAVORITE ALBUM – RAP/HIP-HOP
Drake, More Life
WINNER: Kendrick Lamar, Damn.
Migos, Culture

FAVORITE SONG – RAP/HIP-HOP
WINNER: DJ Khaled feat. Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance the Rapper & Lil Wayne, “I’m The One”
Kendrick Lamar, “Humble.”
Rae Sremmurd feat. Gucci Mane, “Black Beatles”

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – SOUL/R&B
Childish Gambino
WINNER: Bruno Mars
The Weeknd

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – SOUL/R&B
WINNER: Beyonce
Kehlani
Rihanna

FAVORITE ALBUM – SOUL/R&B
Childish Gambino, Awaken My Love!
WINNER: Bruno Mars, 24K Magic
The Weeknd, Starboy

FAVORITE SONG – SOUL/R&B
Khalid, “Location”
WINNER: Bruno Mars, “That’s What I Like”
The Weeknd ft. Daft Punk, “Starboy”

FAVORITE ARTIST – ALTERNATIVE ROCK
Imagine Dragons
WINNER: Linkin Park
Twenty One Pilots

FAVORITE ARTIST – ADULT CONTEMPORARY
Bruno Mars
WINNER: Shawn Mendes
Ed Sheeran

FAVORITE ARTIST – LATIN
Luis Fonsi
Daddy Yankee
WINNER: Shakira

FAVORITE ARTIST – CONTEMPORARY INSPIRATIONAL
WINNER: Lauren Daigle
MercyMe
Chris Tomlin

FAVORITE ARTIST – ELECTRONIC DANCE MUSIC (EDM)
WINNER: The Chainsmokers
Calvin Harris
DJ Snake

TOP SOUNDTRACK
Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2: Awesome Mix Vol. 2
Moana
Trolls