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Winners of the 2017 AMAs

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

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

COLLABORATION OF THE YEAR
The Chainsmokers feat. Halsey, “Closer”
Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee feat. Justin Bieber, “Despacito” — WINNER
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 — WINNER
U2

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

FAVORITE SONG – COUNTRY
Sam Hunt, “Body Like a Back Road”
Jon Pardi, “Dirt on My Boots”
Keith Urban, “Blue Ain’t Your Color” — WINNER

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

FAVORITE ARTIST – LATIN
Luis Fonsi
Daddy Yankee
Shakira — WINNER

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

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

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

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2017 Emmy Awards Winners

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Best Comedy: “Veep” (HBO)

Best Drama: “The Handmaid’s Tale” (Hulu)

Best Limited Series: “Big Little Lies” (HBO)

Best Actress, Comedy: Julia Louis-Dreyfus, “Veep” (HBO)

Best Actor, Comedy: Donald Glover, “Atlanta” (FX)

Best Actress, Drama: Elisabeth Moss, “The Handmaid’s Tale” (Hulu)

Best Actor, Drama: Sterling K. Brown, “This Is Us” (NBC)

Best Actress, Limited Series or TV Movie: Nicole Kidman, “Big Little Lies” (HBO)

Best Actor, Limited Series or TV Movie: Riz Ahmed, “The Night Of” (HBO)

Television Movie: “Black Mirror: San Junipero” (Netflix)

Supporting Actor, Drama: John Lithgow, “The Crown” (Netflix)

Supporting Actress, Drama: Ann Dowd, “The Handmaid’s Tale” (Hulu)

Supporting Actor, Comedy: Alec Baldwin, “Saturday Night Live” (NBC)

Supporting Actress, Comedy: Kate McKinnon, “Saturday Night Live” (NBC)

Supporting Actor, Limited Series or Movie: Alexander Skarsgard, “Big Little Lies” (HBO)

Supporting Actress, Limited Series or a Movie: Laura Dern, “Big Little Lies” (HBO)

Variety Sketch Series: “Saturday Night Live” (NBC)

Directing for a Comedy Series: Donald Glover, “Atlanta” (“B.A.N.”) (FX)

Variety Talk Series: “Last Week Tonight With John Oliver” (HBO)

Reality Competition Program: “The Voice” (NBC)

Writing for a Comedy Series: Aziz Ansari and Lena Waithe, “Master of None”(“Thanksgiving”) (Netflix) 

Writing for a Drama Series: Bruce Miller, “The Handmaid’s Tale” (“Offred (Pilot)”) (Hulu)

Writing for a Limited Series, Movie or Drama: Charlie Brooker, “Black Mirror: San Junipero”(Netflix)

Directing for a Drama Series: Reed Morano, “The Handmaid’s Tale”(“Offred (Pilot)”) (Hulu)

Directing For a Limited Series: Jean-Marc Vallée, “Big Little Lies” (HBO)

Directing for a Variety Series: Don Roy King, “Saturday Night Live” (“Host: Jimmy Fallon”) 

Writing for a Variety Series: “Last Week Tonight With John Oliver”(HBO)

*Structured Reality Program: “Shark Tank” (ABC)

*Unstructured Reality Program: “United Shades of America With W. Kamau Bell” (CNN)

*Guest Actress, Drama: Alexis Bledel, “The Handmaid’s Tale” (Hulu)

*Guest Actor, Drama: Gerald McRaney, “This Is Us” (NBC)

*Guest Actress, Comedy: Melissa McCarthy, “Saturday Night Live” (NBC)

*Guest Actor, Comedy: Dave Chappelle, “Saturday Night Live” (NBC)

*Animated Program: “Bob’s Burgers” (FOX)

*Reality Host: RuPaul Charles (“RuPaul’s Drag Race”)

2017 MTV VMA WINNERS

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VIDEO OF THE YEAR

Winner:

Kendrick Lamar – “HUMBLE.”

Bruno Mars – “24K Magic”

Alessia Cara – “Scars To Your Beautiful”

DJ Khaled ft. Rihanna & Bryson Tiller – “Wild Thoughts”

The Weeknd – “Reminder”

ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Bruno Mars

Kendrick Lamar

Winner: Ed Sheeran

Ariana Grande

The Weeknd

Lorde

BEST NEW ARTIST (Presented by Taco Bell®)

Winner: Khalid

Kodak Black

SZA

Young M.A

Julia Michaels

Noah Cyrus

BEST COLLABORATION

Charlie Puth ft. Selena Gomez – “We Don’t Talk Anymore”

DJ Khaled ft. Rihanna & Bryson Tiller – “Wild Thoughts”

D.R.A.M. ft. Lil Yachty – “Broccoli”

The Chainsmokers ft. Halsey – “Closer”

Calvin Harris ft. Pharrell Williams, Katy Perry & Big Sean – “Feels”

Winner:

Zayn & Taylor Swift – “I Don’t Wanna Live Forever (Fifty Shades Darker)”

BEST POP

Shawn Mendes – “Treat You Better”

Ed Sheeran – “Shape Of You”

Harry Styles – “Sign Of The Times”

Winner: Fifth Harmony ft. Gucci Mane – “Down”

Katy Perry ft. Skip Marley – “Chained To The Rhythm”

Miley Cyrus – “Malibu”

BEST HIP HOP

Winner: Kendrick Lamar – “HUMBLE.”

Big Sean – “Bounce Back”

Chance the Rapper – “Same Drugs”

D.R.A.M. ft. Lil Yachty – “Broccoli”

Migos ft. Lil Uzi Vert – “Bad & Boujee”

DJ Khaled ft. Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance the Rapper & Lil Wayne – “I’m The One”

BEST DANCE

Winner: Zedd and Alessia Cara – “Stay”

Kygo x Selena Gomez – “It Ain’t Me”

Calvin Harris – “My Way”

Major Lazer ft. Justin Bieber and MØ – “Cold Water”

Afrojack ft. Ty Dolla $ign – “Gone”

BEST ROCK

Coldplay – “A Head Full Of Dreams”

Fall Out Boy – “Young And Menace”

Winner: Twenty One Pilots – “Heavydirtysoul”

Green Day – “Bang Bang”

Foo Fighters – “Run”

BEST FIGHT AGAINST THE SYSTEM

Winner: Logic ft. Damian Lemar Hudson – “Black SpiderMan”

Winner: The Hamilton Mixtape – “Immigrants (We Get the Job Done)”

Winner: Big Sean – “Light”

Winner: Alessia Cara – “Scars To Your Beautiful”

Winner: Taboo ft. Shailene Woodley – “Stand Up / Stand N Rock #NoDAPL”

Winner: John Legend – “Surefire”

SONG OF SUMMER

Despacito Remix – Luis Fonsi, Daddy Yankee ft. Justin Bieber

Down – Fifth Harmony ft. Gucci Mane

OMG – Camila Cabello ft. Quavo

Shape of You – Ed Sheeran

Sorry Not Sorry – Demi Lovato

There’s Nothing Holding Me Back – Shawn Mendes

Wild Thoughts – DJ Khaled ft. Rihanna

Winner: XO Tour Llif3 – Lil Uzi Vert

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

Winner:

Kendrick Lamar – “HUMBLE.” (Cinematographer: Scott Cunningham)

Imagine Dragons – “Thunder” (Cinematographer: Matthew Wise)

Ed Sheeran – “Castle On The Hill” (Cinematographer: Steve Annis)

DJ Shadow ft. Run The Jewels – “Nobody Speak” (Cinematographer: David Procter)

Halsey – “Now Or Never” (Cinematographer: Kristof Brandl)

BEST DIRECTION

Winner: Kendrick Lamar – “HUMBLE.” (Directors: Dave Meyers, The Little Homies)

Katy Perry ft. Skip Marley – “Chained To The Rhythm” (Director: Mathew Cullen)

Bruno Mars – “24K Magic” (Directors: Cameron Duddy, Bruno Mars)

Alessia Cara – “Scars To Your Beautiful” (Director: Aaron A)

The Weeknd – “Reminder” (Director: Glenn Michael)

BEST ART DIRECTION

Winner:

Kendrick Lamar – “HUMBLE.” (Production Designer: Spencer Graves)

Bruno Mars – “24K Magic” (Production Designer: Alex Delgado)

Katy Perry ft. Migos – “Bon Appetit” (Production Designer: Natalie Groce)

DJ Khaled ft. Rihanna & Bryson Tiller – “Wild Thoughts” (Production Designer: Damian Fyffe)

The Weeknd – “Reminder” (Production Designers: Lamar C Taylor, Christo Anesti)

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS

Winner:

Kendrick Lamar – “HUMBLE.” (Company: Timber/Lead: Jonah Hall)

A Tribe Called Quest – “Dis Generation” (Company: Bemo/Lead: Brandon Hirzel)

KYLE ft. Lil Yachty – “iSpy” (Company: Gloria FX/Leads: Max Colt & Tomash Kuzmytskyi)

Katy Perry ft. Skip Marley – “Chained To The Rhythm” (Company: MIRADA)

Harry Styles – “Sign Of The Times” (Company: ONE MORE/Lead: Cédric Nivoliez)

BEST CHOREOGRAPHY

Winner: Kanye West – “Fade” (Choreographers: Jae Blaze, Guapo, Matthew Pasterisa, Teyana Taylor & Derek Watkins)

Ariana Grande ft. Nicki Minaj – “Side To Side” (Choreographers: Brian & Scott Nicholson)

Kendrick Lamar – “HUMBLE.” (Choreographer: Dave Meyers)

Sia – “The Greatest” (Choreographer: Ryan Heffington)

Fifth Harmony ft. Gucci Mane – “Down” (Choreographer: Sean Bankhead)

BEST EDITING

Future – “Mask Off” (Editor: Vinnie Hobbs of VHPost)

Winner: Young Thug – “Wyclef Jean” (Editors: Ryan Staake, Eric Degliomini)

Lorde – “Green Light” (Editor: Nate Gross of Exile Edit)

The Chainsmokers ft. Halsey – “Closer” (Editor: Jennifer Kennedy)

The Weeknd – “Reminder” (Editor: Red Barbaza)

Billboard Music Awards 2017 Winners

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Top Artist:

Adele
Beyoncé
Justin Bieber
The Chainsmokers
WINNER: Drake
Ariana Grande
Shawn Mendes
Rihanna
Twenty One Pilots
The Weeknd

Top Female Artist

WINNER: Beyoncé
Adele
Ariana Grande
Rihanna
Sia

Top Male Artist

Justin Bieber
WINNER: Drake
Future
Shawn Mendes
The Weeknd

Top New Artist:

Alessia Cara
Desiigner
Lil Uzi Vert
Lukas Graham
WINNER: Zayn 

Billboard Chart Achievement Award:

Luke Bryan
The Chainsmokers
Nicki Minaj
The Weeknd
WINNER: Twenty One Pilots 

Top Duo/Group:

WINNER: The Chainsmokers
Coldplay
Florida Georgia Line
Guns N’ Roses
Twenty One Pilots

Top Billboard 200 Artist:

WINNER: Drake
Beyoncé
Prince
Twenty One Pilots
The Weeknd

Top Hot 100 Artist:

WINNER: Drake
The Chainsmokers
Rihanna
Twenty One Pilots
The Weeknd

Top Song Sales Artist:

WINNER: Drake
The Chainsmokers
Prince
Justin Timberlake
Twenty One Pilots

Top Radio Songs Artist:

WINNER: Twenty One Pilots
Justin Bieber
The Chainsmokers
Drake
Rihanna

Top Streaming Songs Artist:

WINNER: Drake
The Chainsmokers
Desiigner
Rihanna
Twenty One Pilots

Top Social Artist:

Justin Bieber
WINNER: BTS
Selena Gomez
Ariana Grande
Shawn Mendes

Top Touring Artist:

WINNER: Beyoncé
Justin Bieber
Coldplay
Guns N’ Roses
Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band

Top R&B Artist:

WINNER: Beyoncé
Bruno Mars
Frank Ocean
Rihanna
The Weeknd

Top R&B Tour:

WINNER: Beyoncé
Lionel Richie
Rihanna

Top Rap Artist:

WINNER: Drake
J. Cole
Desiigner
Future
Rae Sremmurd

Top Rap Tour:

WINNER: Drake
Future
Kanye West