• Song of the Year: Beyoncé, “Formation”; Adele, “Hello”; Mike Posner, “I Took a Pill in Ibiza”; Justin Bieber, “Love Yourself”; Lukas Graham, “7 Years”
  • Record of the Year: Adele, “Hello”; Beyoncé, “Formation”; Lukas Graham, “7 Years”; Rihanna, “Work (feat. Drake)”: Twenty One Pilots, “Stressed Out”
  • Album of the Year: Adele, 25; Beyoncé, Lemonade; Justin Bieber, Purpose; Drake, Views; Sturgill Simpson, A Sailor’s Guide to Earth
  • Best New Artist: Kelsea Ballerini, The Chainsmokers, Chance the Rapper, Maren Morris. Anderson .Paak
  • Full list of nominees

Storylines: Beyonce vs. Adele; Who will make political/social statements.

Presenters: Jennifer Lopez, Solange, Thomas Rhett, Halsey, Taraji P. Henson, Faith Hill, Camlla Cabello, Kelly Clarkson, Laverne Cox, Jason Derulo, Celine Dion, DNCE, Paris Jackson, Katharine McPhee, Pentatonix, Gina Rodriguez, Ryan Seacrest, John Travolta.

Performers: Beyonce, Adele, Katy Perry, Lady Gaga and Metallica, Alicia Keys and Maren Morris, The Weeknd and Daft Punk, Keith Urban and Carrie Underwood, Kelsea Ballerini, Anderson .Paak, Lukas Graham, Sturgill Simpson, Gary Clark Jr., William Bell.

Tributes: Prince (Bruno Mars?), George Michaels, Others who died (John Legend, Cynthia Erivo), Bee Gees (Demi Lovato, Little Big Town, Andra Day, Tori Kelly).