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Bruno Mars bags 7 awards at AMAs 2017

J.G. Taruc

November 20th, 2017

  • Bruno Mars AMAs 2017

    Photo credit: billboard.com

    Pop superstar Bruno Mars bagged 7 awards at the 2017 American Music Awards held at the Los Angeles Microsoft Theater last night according to Billboard.

    Mars who was not present in the awards night won 7 awards including Favorite Artist of the Year, Favorite Male Artist Pop/Rock, Year, Favorite Album Pop/Rock for his hit single ‘24K Magic’, Favorite Male Artist Soul/R&B, Favorite Album Soul/R&B, Video of the Year and Favorite Song Soul/R&B for his funky smash hit ‘That’s What I Like.’

    Aside from Mars, Keith Urban, Luis Fonsi’s ‘Despacito’ were among the night’s top awardees.

    Urban won the Favorite Male Artist – Country, Favorite Country Album for ‘Ripcord’ and Favorite Country Song, ‘Blue Ain’t Your Color’. Meanwhile, Luis Fonsi, Daddy Yankee and Justin Bieber’s hit collab ‘Despacito’ was awarded Favorite Song Pop/Rock and Collaboration of the Year.

    Here are some of the top winners of the 2017 AMAs:

    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 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

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