ABC and Dick Clark Productions Set Date For 2017 American Music Awards
ABC and Dick Clark Productions announced today (Aug. 6) that the 2017 American Music Awards will broadcast live on Sunday, November 19 at 8 PM EST. The world's biggest fan-voted award show pays tribute to the year's most influential and iconic artists, honored in multiple musical genres, alongside awards for New Artist of the Year, Collaboration of the Year, Tour of the Year, Video of the Year, Favorite Song and Artist of the Year.
American Music Awards nominees are based on key fan interactions tracked by Billboard and its data partners, including Nielsen Music and Next Big Sound, referencing album and digital song sales, radio airplay, streaming, social activity and touring figures.
The 2017 American Music Awards will be produced by Dick Clark Productions, the world's largest producer and proprieter of televised live event entertainment programming, with the Academy of Country Music Awards, The Billboard Music Awards, Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve, The Golden Globe Awards, and more. Allen Shapiro and Mike Mahan are executive producers. Larry Klein, Barry Adelman and Mark Bracco are producers.