American Music Awards 2017 Winners List: Luis Fonsi, Daddy Yankee 'Despacito' Take AMAs

 Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee
Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee perform onstage at the Billboard Latin Music Awards at Watsco Center on April 27, 2017 in Coral Gables, Florida. Photo: Sergi Alexander/Getty Images

It was a musical bash at the American Music Awards 2017 honoring everyone's favorite artist and the music they create. Tracee Ellis Ross did an amazing job hosting the spectacle full of top-line acts. We loved seeing Selena Gomez back on stageDemi Lovato giving it to the Twitter trollsChristina Aguilera's tribute to Whitney Houston and many other moments throughout the night. The highlight was when Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee won for "Despacito" in the Collaboration of the Year. Sadly, they were not there to pick up the award, but Fonsi did record a message and thanke Yankee and Justin Bieber for working with him. Check out the other winners below and tell us what you think!

Favorite Pop/Rock Duo/Group: Imagine Dragons

Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Song: “I’m The One”, DJ Khaled

Favorite Country Male Artist: Keith Urban

Favorite Country Song: Keith Urban

Favorite Country Album: Keith Urban

Favorite EDM Artist: The Chainsmokers

Favorite Adult Contemporary: Shawn Mendes

Favorite Pop/Rock Female Artist: Lady Gaga

New Artist Of The Year: Niall Horan

Collaboration Of The Year: Luis Fonsi, Daddy Yankee, Justin Bieber, “Despacito”

Favorite Alternative Artist: Linkin Park

Artist Of The Year: Bruno Mars

Who is presenting at the AMAs? Celebrities that are confirmed to present throughout the night and hand out awards are "This Is Us" stars Chrissy Metz and Justin Hartley, Ciara, Jared Leto, Lea Michele, Jenna Dewan Tatum, Ansel Elgort and many more.

Who is scheduled to perform at the AMAs? Pink and Kelly Clarkson are set to open the show with a very special performance. Selena Gomez will take the stage to perform one of her latest hot tracks. Other performers of the night include Lady Gaga, Demi Lovato, Shawn Mendes, Nick Jonas, BTS, Niall Horan, Imagine Dragons, DJ Khalid, Hailee Steinfeld, Alesso, Florida Georgina Line and many more. Christina Aguilera will appear to give rendition to Whitney Houston in a commemorative tribute number to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the release of "The Bodyguard."

Diana Ross, will take the stage for a rare performance at the “2017 American Music Awards” and will be honored with the “American Music Award for Lifetime Achievement.”

Lady Gaga, multi-platinum singer and actor, Nick Jonas, and multi-platinum singer-songwriter, Shawn Mendes have joined the roster of superstar performers for the “2017 American Music Awards.”  LIVE from her Joanne World Tour stop in Washington D.C. at Capital One Arena, during this year’s awards show, Gaga will take the stage for a rendition of her Billboard Hot 100 synth-pop single on the healing effects of love, “The Cure.” Nick Jonas will perform his romantic pop single “Find You,” which has hit Billboard’s pop airplay and sales charts. Shawn Mendes will rock the crowd up with his radio Top 40 No. 1 single “There’s Nothing Holdin’ Me Back” from his second studio album Illuminate, which hit No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart.

Imagine Dragons, and multi-platinum artist, Khalid, will collaborate for the first time ever on stage at the “2017 American Music Awards.” Additionally, platinum-selling solo artist, Niall Horan is set to perform.

What do you think?

Armando Tinoco is an Orange County-based writer with a degree in Marketing from Cal. State Fullerton and a degree in Graphic Design from the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising. In addition to reporting for Latin Times and when he is not watching Brazilian and Mexican telenovelas or quoting lines from "Clueless" and "Friends" he is brushing up his skills in CSS and responsive website design. Some of his celebrity idols include Eiza Gonzalez, Paulina Rubio and Amanda Bynes.

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