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How to stream the 2017 American Music Awards

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As one of the few shows where viewers pick the winners, the 2017 American Music Awards (AMAs) air on Sunday, November 19 at 8PM EST. You can watch the AMAs live with a VPN.

How do I stream the 2017 AMAs?

Since 1974, the American Music Awards have been hosted by ABC. In fact, it was Dick Clark himself who originally created the awards. Therefore, the best way to watch the 2017 AMAs is through ABC Live.

You can stream the American Music Awards while securing your connection with a VPN.

Here’s how to watch the AMAs live with a VPN:

  • Use your VPN to connect to a server in the U.S.
  • Head to http://abc.go.com/watch-live
  • Follow the prompts to enter your (or your family’s) cable provider
  • Enter your cable information and stream away

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What to expect from this year’s American Music Awards

From pop to R&B, hip hop to alternative, the AMAs feature the best talent from across the U.S.

Last year’s show featured star-studded performances from Christina Aguilera, Kelly Clarkson, Demi Lovato and more. K-Pop act BTS will also be making their highly anticipated debut on U.S. television, and soul icon Diana Ross will be taking the stage in a rare performance.

While it’ll be hard to top last year, 2017 is shaping up to be even better.

Who’s performing at the AMAs?

Here is a list of the artists who will perform at the 2017 American Music Awards.

  • Alesso
  • Alessia Cara
  • BTS
  • Christina Aguilera
  • Demi Lovato
  • Diana Ross
  • Florida Georgia Line
  • Hailee Steinfeld
  • Imagine Dragons
  • Kelly Clarkson
  • Khalid
  • Lady Gaga
  • Niall Horan
  • Nick Jonas
  • P!nk
  • Portugal. The Man
  • Selena Gomez
  • Shawn Mendes
  • watt
  • Zedd

Lady Gaga can’t wait…

And P!nk will take the stage with Kelly Clarkson…

Who’s up for an AMA?

Who will make history next?

While the AMAs feature more than 25 different awards, the two most important categories have been Artist of the Year and New Artist of the Year.

Last year, Ariana Grande took home Artist of the Year, while former One Direction star Zayn won Best New Artist.

The full list of nominees

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – COUNTRY
Sam Hunt
Thomas Rhett
Keith Urban

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – COUNTRY
Miranda Lambert
Maren Morris
Carrie Underwood

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

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

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

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

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

FAVORITE SONG – RAP/HIP-HOP
DJ Khaled feat. Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance the Rapper & Lil Wayne, “I’m The One”
Kendrick Lamar, “Humble.”
Rae Sremmurd feat. Gucci Mane, “Black Beatles”
FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – SOUL/R&B
Childish Gambino
Bruno Mars
The Weeknd

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

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

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

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

FAVORITE ARTIST – ADULT CONTEMPORARY
Bruno Mars
Shawn Mendes
Ed Sheeran

FAVORITE ARTIST – LATIN
Luis Fonsi
Daddy Yankee
Shakira

FAVORITE ARTIST – CONTEMPORARY INSPIRATIONAL
Lauren Daigle
MercyMe
Chris Tomlin

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

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

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4 thoughts on “How to stream the 2017 American Music Awards

  1. Barbara says:

    How do you do prompts to put in cable information?

    1. Caleb says:

      Hi Barbara,

      Please contact support at http://www.expressvpn.com/support/ for help!

  2. Kirsten Koelewijn says:

    Hello,

    I just bought an express vpn for one month to watch the american music awards 2017 online on my pc.
    i went to http://abc.go.com/watch-live just as you told me, but when i go to the site it still says i appear to be outside the US?!
    Can you help me with this please

    1. Caleb says:

      Hi Kirsten,

      Please talk to Support at http://www.expressvpn.com/support/ for help. Let’s get that fixed 🙂

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