American Music Awards 2017: 10 Best, Worst and Most WTF Moments

Diana Ross' family affair, Pink and Kelly Clarkson's gravity-defying voices, BTS' American television debut and more big moments from the 2017 AMAs.

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BEST: Khalid and Imagine Dragons mash it up
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BEST: Khalid and Imagine Dragons mash it up

The AMAs' nominee slates are pretty bloodlessly crafted; true to its "give the people what they want" origins, the show uses sales figures and other "key fan interactions" to determine who might receive a trophy. But even keeping that in mind, it felt like Khalid, the 19-year-old singer-songwriter whose woozy "Young, Dumb and Broke" is one of pop radio's bright spots, had been snubbed from the New Artist of the Year roster – his frank lyrics, keen pop instincts and young-Bill-Withers voice give him a generation- and genre-spanning appeal. Grafting "Broke" onto Imagine Dragons' stomping "Thunder" wasn't the ideal setting, but it did at least allow the increasingly overwrought Favorite Pop/Rock Duo or Group winners to lighten up a bit. 

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