The first hosts for the first telecast of the AMAs were Helen Reddy , Roger Miller , and Smokey Robinson Helen Reddy not only hosted the show but also became the first female artist to win an AMA for Favorite Pop/Rock Female artist. Since the old songs heavily relied on melody, the composers took time creating their music. The electronic dance duo Chainsmokers, a leading nominee, picked up the first televised award of the night with Halsey for top collaboration for their song Closer.” Drake and the Chainsmokers were top contenders with 22 nominations each.
The Canadian rapper, who walked into the show Sunday with 22 nominations, won top artist, top male artist and top Billboard 200 album (Views), among others, at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. After her two powerhouse performances, Cher was presented with the Icon Award by Gwen Stefani.
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Then he showed the trailer of the documentary, Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop: A Bad Boy Story,” which will be available on Apple Music on June 25. We’re so excited about this awards show because our very own Wizkid made it to the list and won an award alongside Drake.
The Grammys currently award over 108 categories of music, spanning over 30 genres – including pop, rap, rock and gospel; recognised voting members currently include the likes of Jon Bon Jovi, Prince and Paul Simon, among a host of others. In addition to national recognition, each Principal receives a cash award of $1,500 to be applied to their school music program.