American Music Awards: Bruno Mars Skips Ceremony, Wins Big

  • Bruno Mars was the big winner at the 2017 American Music Awards on Sunday night, despite not attending the ceremony. The R&B hitmaker won seven trophies, including Artist of the Year, Favorite Male Artist Pop/Rock and Album of the Year (Pop/Rock and R&B/Soul) for 24K Magic. It was also a big night for Keith Urban, who won Favorite Country Male Artist, Favorite Country Song for “Blue Ain’t Your Color” and Favorite Country Album for Ripcord. The night also saw the surviving members of Linkin Park dedicating their Favorite Alternative Artist win to late frontman Chester Bennington. Diana Ross’ family closed out the festivities by presenting their matriarch with the Lifetime Achievement Award. The ceremony was hosted by Ross’ daughter Tracee Eliis Ross.

  • 2017 American Music Awards Winners:

    • TOUR OF THE YEAR: Coldplay
    • VIDEO OF THE YEAR: Bruno Mars, “That’s What I Like”
    • FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – POP/ROCK: Bruno Mars
    • FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – POP/ROCK: Lady Gaga
    • FAVORITE DUO OR GROUP – POP/ROCK: Imagine Dragons
    • FAVORITE ALBUM – POP/ROCK: Bruno Mars, 24K Magic 
    • FAVORITE SONG – POP/ROCK: Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee feat. Justin Bieber, “Despacito”
    • FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – COUNTRY: Keith Urban
    • FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – COUNTRY: Carrie Underwood
    • FAVORITE DUO OR GROUP – COUNTRY: Little Big Town
    • FAVORITE ALBUM – COUNTRY: Keith Urban, Ripcord
    • FAVORITE SONG – COUNTRY: Keith Urban, “Blue Ain’t Your Color”
    • FAVORITE ARTIST – RAP/HIP-HOP: Drake
    • FAVORITE ALBUM – RAP/HIP-HOP: Kendrick Lamar, DAMN.
    • FAVORITE SONG – RAP/HIP-HOP: DJ Khaled feat. Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance the Rapper & Lil Wayne, “I’m The One”
    • FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – SOUL/R&B: Bruno Mars
    • FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – SOUL/R&B: Beyonce
    • FAVORITE ALBUM – SOUL/R&B: Bruno Mars, 24K Magic 
    • FAVORITE SONG – SOUL/R&B: Bruno Mars, “That’s What I Like”
    • FAVORITE ARTIST – ALTERNATIVE ROCK: Linkin Park
    • FAVORITE ARTIST – ADULT CONTEMPORARY: Shawn Mendes
    • FAVORITE ARTIST – LATIN: Shakira
    • FAVORITE ARTIST – CONTEMPORARY INSPIRATIONAL: Lauren Daigle
    • FAVORITE ARTIST – ELECTRONIC DANCE MUSIC (EDM): The Chainsmokers
    • TOP SOUNDTRACK: Moana

The Latest: Bruno Mars wins 7 at American Music Awards | Centre Daily Times: http://www.centredaily.com/entertainment/celebrities/article185559653.html

American Music Awards 2017: Complete Winners List – Variety: http://variety.com/2017/music/news/american-music-awards-2017-winners-list-1202618928/

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