45th Annual American Music Awards (2017)

Welcome to our coverage of the 45th American Music Awards. The nominations were announced by Ciara on ABC's Good Morning America on October 12th, 2017, while the ceremony is taking place on Sunday, November 19 at 8:00pm ET at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. We'll have live coverage starting at 8pm.

Here are the nominees:

ARTIST OF THE YEAR

  • The Chainsmokers
  • Drake
  • Kendrick Lamar
  • Bruno Mars
  • Ed Sheeran

NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR

  • James Arthur
  • Niall Horan
  • Julia Michaels
  • Post Malone
  • Rae Sremmurd

COLLABORATION OF THE YEAR

  • The Chainsmokers feat. Halsey, “Closer”
  • 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
  • Coldplay
  • U2

VIDEO OF THE YEAR

  • Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee, “Despacito”
  • Bruno Mars, “That’s What I Like”
  • Ed Sheeran, “Shape of You”

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – POP/ROCK

  • Drake
  • Bruno Mars
  • Ed Sheeran

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – POP/ROCK

  • Alessia Cara
  • Lady Gaga
  • Rihanna

FAVORITE DUO OR GROUP – POP/ROCK

  • The Chainsmokers
  • Coldplay
  • Imagine Dragons

FAVORITE ALBUM – POP/ROCK

  • Drake, More Life
  • Bruno Mars, 24K Magic
  • The Weeknd, Starboy

FAVORITE SONG – POP/ROCK

  • The Chainsmokers feat. Halsey, “Closer”
  • Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee feat. Justin Bieber, “Despacito”
  • Ed Sheeran, “Shape of You”

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – COUNTRY

  • Sam Hunt
  • Thomas Rhett
  • Keith Urban

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – COUNTRY

  • Miranda Lambert
  • Maren Morris
  • Carrie Underwood

FAVORITE DUO OR GROUP – COUNTRY

  • Florida Georgia Line
  • Little Big Town
  • Old Dominion

FAVORITE ALBUM – COUNTRY

  • Jason Aldean, They Don’t Know
  • Chris Stapleton, From a Room:, Vol. 1
  • Keith Urban, Ripcord

FAVORITE SONG – COUNTRY

  • Sam Hunt, “Body Like a Back Road”
  • Jon Pardi, “Dirt on My Boots”
  • Keith Urban, “Blue Ain’t Your Color”

FAVORITE ARTIST – RAP/HIP-HOP

  • Drake
  • Kendrick Lamar
  • Migos

FAVORITE ALBUM – RAP/HIP-HOP

  • Drake, More Life
  • Kendrick Lamar, Damn.
  • Migos, Culture

FAVORITE SONG – RAP/HIP-HOP

  • 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
  • Bruno Mars
  • The Weeknd

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – SOUL/R&B

  • Beyonce
  • Kehlani
  • Rihanna

FAVORITE ALBUM – SOUL/R&B

  • Childish Gambino, Awaken My Love!
  • Bruno Mars, 24K Magic
  • The Weeknd, Starboy

FAVORITE SONG – SOUL/R&B

  • Khalid, “Location”
  • Bruno Mars, “That’s What I Like”
  • The Weeknd, “Starboy”

FAVORITE ARTIST – ALTERNATIVE ROCK

  • Imagine Dragons
  • Linkin Park
  • Twenty One Pilots

FAVORITE ARTIST – ADULT CONTEMPORARY

  • Bruno Mars
  • Shawn Mendes
  • Ed Sheeran

FAVORITE ARTIST – LATIN

  • Luis Fonsi
  • Daddy Yankee
  • Shakira

FAVORITE ARTIST – CONTEMPORARY INSPIRATIONAL

  • Lauren Daigle
  • MercyMe
  • Chris Tomlin

FAVORITE ARTIST – ELECTRONIC DANCE MUSIC (EDM)

  • The Chainsmokers
  • Calvin Harris
  • DJ Snake

TOP SOUNDTRACK

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