The 2017 American Music Awards are set for Sunday evening [November 19] as Hip-Hop’s biggest stars dominate this year’s nominations in an instance that is sure to be one of exciting proportions for the genre.
It is Kendrick Lamar, Drake, and The Weeknd who head up this year’s nominations, with all three men locking down five each. You can also catch nominations headed towards Rae Sremmurd in the Favorite Hip Hop Song Category for “Black Beatles,” Post Malone in the New Artists Of The Year category, Childish Gambino, who is up for Favorite Soul/R&B Artist and Favorite Soul/R&B Album for Awaken! My Love, DJ Khaled whose “I’m The One” collaboration earns two nods, and Migos who are up against Drake and Kendrick Lamar in the categories for Favorite Rap/Hip Hop Artist and Favorite Rap/Hip Hop Album.
See the complete list of nominees and winners below.
Artist of the Year
WINNER: Bruno Mars
New Artist of the Year
WINNER: Niall Horan
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