The Chainsmokers was voted the favorite artist of electronic music in the American Music Awards (AMA) 2017. The duo was nominated for the categories of artist of the year, collaboration of the year, Duo or Group Favorite Pop/Rock and Favorite Song Pop/Rock, with “Closer” featuring Halsey. However, this was the only prize won.
In the category of favorite artist in electronic music, the artists DJ Snake, The Chainsmokers and Calvin Harris were the nominees. The artists of New York still lost the award for artist of the year, for Bruno Mars. The collaboration of the year with “Closer”, for “Despacito” by Luis Fonsi, Daddy Yankee and Justin Bieber. Duo or group Pop/Rock favorite for Imagine Dragons. And favorite Pop/Rock Song for “Despacito”.
The 45th Edition of the American Music Awards that distinguishes various music artists, was this year voted exclusively by fans. Pop, rock, EDM, hip-hop and many more were the winners on Sunday night in Los Angeles.
— AMAs (@AMAs) 20 de novembro de 2017