American Music Award 2017 in Los Angeles

Diana Ross 1976 © Motown Records

American Music Award 2017 in Los Angeles

 

Von Holger Jacobs

22.11.2017

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Am vergangenen Sonntag fanden in der Microsoft Arena in Los Angeles die Preisverleihung zu den American Music Awards statt. Ermittelt werden die Nominierungen durch die Album Verkäufe und die Gewinner durch Publikumsbefragung. Die Awards finden seit 1973 statt und sind neben den Grammy Awards die wichtigsten Musikpreise in den USA. Hauptgewinner Bruno Mars konnte nicht kommen, da er zurzeit auf Welttournee („24K Magic Tour“) ist.

Dafür traten auf: Pink, Lady Gaga, Shawn Mendes, Kelly Clarkson und Christina Aguilera (sang als Hommage Lieder von Whitney Houston).

5 Photos: Christina Aguilera at the AMA’s in Los Angeles © Christina Aguilera/ Instagram

Die 70-jährige Diana Ross („Supremes“) wurde für ihr Lebenswerk geehrt. Ihre Tochter, Tracee Ellis Ross, moderierte die Show.

2 Photos: Diana Ross at the AMA’s in Los Angeles © Diana Ross/ Instagram

Die wichtigsten Preise:

Bruno Mars wurde zum „Artist oft he year“, sowie „Favorite Male Artist (Pop + Rock)“ und im Bereich Soul/ R&B. Außerdem bekam er den Preis für das „Favorite Album (Pop + Rock)“ für das Album „24K Magic“.

4 Photos: Bruno Mars © Warner Music

Lady Gaga bekam den Preis als „Favorite Female Artist“ (Pop+Rock).

Lady Gaga at the AMA’s in Los Angeles © Lady Gaga/ Instagram

Beyoncé bekam den Preis für „Favorite Female Artist“ (Soul/ R&B)

Beyoncé © Beoncé/ Instagram

Shakira wurde als „Favorite Artist“ (Latin Music) geehrt.

Shakira at the AMA’s in Los Angeles © Shakira/ Instagram

Keith Urban, Ehemann von Schauspielerin Nicole Kidman, wurde „Favorite Male Artist“ im Bereich Country Music. Außerdem wurde sein Album „Ripcord“ „Favorite Album – Country“ und sein Song „Blue Aint your Color“ zum „Favorite Song – Country“ gekürt.

Keith Urban with Nicole Kidman at the AMA’s in Los Angeles © Keith Urban/ Instagram

Anekdote 1: Sängerin und Schauspielerin Selena Gomez fiel mit plötzlich erblondeten Haaren auf. Außerdem gibt es Gerüchte über eine neuerliche Annäherung zwischen ihr und ihrem Ex-Freund Justin Bieber.

Anekdote 2: Das FORBES Magazin veröffentlichte die Liste der am meisten verdienenden Sängerinnen im Showbusiness 2017 heraus:

1. Boyoncé – 90 Millionen Dollar
2. Adele – 58 Millionen Dollar
3. Taylor Swift – 38 Millionen

Alle Preise:

AMERICAN MUSIC AWARD FOR LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT: Diana Ross

ARTIST OF THE YEAR: Bruno Mars

NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR: Niall Horan

COLLABORATION OF THE YEAR: “Despacito” Luis Fonsi ft. Daddy Yankee & Justin Bieber

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 and Daddy Yankee featuring Justin Bieber “Despacito”

FAVROITE 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”

FAVRORITE ARTIST – RAP/HIP-HOP: Drake

FAVORITE ALBUM – RAP/HIP-HOP: Kendrick Lamar “DAMN.”

FAVORITE SONG – RAP/HIP-HOP: DJ Khaled featuring Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance The Rapper and Lil Wayne “I’m The One”

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – SOUL/R&B: Bruno Mars

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – SOUL/R&B: Beyoncé

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

FAVROITE ARTIST – ELECTRONIC DANCE MUSIC (EDM): The Chainsmokers

TOP SOUNDTRACK: Moana

 

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American Music Award 2017 in Los Angeles
By Holger Jacobs
22/11/2017

Last Sunday, the awards ceremony for the American Music Awards took place at the Microsoft Arena in Los Angeles. The nominations are determined by the album sales and the winners by audience survey. The Awards have been taking place since 1973 and are the most important music awards in the US alongside the Grammy Awards. Main winner Bruno Mars could not come because he is currently on world tour („24K Magic Tour“).
This was followed by Pink, Lady Gaga, Shawn Mendes, Kelly Clarkson and Christina Aguilera (sang songs by Whitney Houston).

70-year-old Diana Ross („Supremes“) was honored for her life’s work. Her daughter, Tracee Ellis Ross, hosted the show.

The most important Awards:
Bruno Mars became Artist of the Year, as well as Favorite Male Artist (Pop + Rock) and Soul / R & B. He also received the award for „Favorite Album (Pop + Rock)“ for the album „24K Magic“.

Lady Gaga got the award as „Favorite Female Artist“ (Pop + Rock).
Beyoncé got the award for „Favorite Female Artist“ (Soul / R & B)
Shakira was honored as a „Favorite Artist“ (Latin Music).
Keith Urban, husband of actress Nicole Kidman, became Favorite Male Artist in Country Music. In addition, his album „Ripcord“ „Favorite Album – Country“ and his song „Blue Aint your Color“ was named „Favorite Song – Country“.

Anecdote 1: Singer and actress Selena Gomez was noticed with suddenly bleached hair. There are also rumors of a renewed rapprochement between her and her ex-boyfriend Justin Bieber.
Anekdote 2: The FORBES magazine published the list of the most deserving singers in show business 2017:
1. Boyoncé – 90 million dollars
2. Adele – 58 million dollars
3. Taylor Swift – 38 million

The Awards:

AMERICAN MUSIC AWARD FOR LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT: Diana Ross
ARTIST OF THE YEAR: Bruno Mars
NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR: Niall Horan
COLLABORATION OF THE YEAR: „Despacito“ Luis Fonsi ft. Daddy Yankee & Justin Bieber
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 and Daddy Yankee featuring Justin Bieber’s „Despacito“
FAVROITE 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 Is not Your Color“
FAVRORITE ARTIST – RAP / HIP-HOP: Drake
FAVORITE ALBUM – RAP / HIP-HOP: Kendrick Lamar „DAMN.“
FAVORITE SONG – RAP / HIP-HOP: DJ Khaled featuring Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance The Rapper and Lil Wayne „I’m The One“
FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – SOUL / R & B: Bruno Mars
FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – SOUL / R & B: Beyoncé
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
FAVROITE ARTIST – ELECTRONIC DANCE MUSIC (EDM): The Chainsmokers
TOP SOUNDTRACK: Moana

Holger Jacobs

Author: Holger Jacobs

Fotograf und Journalist