10 Workout Tracks Nominated For The 2017 American Music Awards
This 10-track workout playlist from RunHundred is inspired by several of the 2017 American Music Award nominees.
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10 AMA-Nominated Tracks
While award shows may often seem like a blur—with so much overlap between them—the American Music Awards stands out in regard to its selective nomination process. While most other music award shows draw from crowded fields of five or so nominees in each category, the AMAs limit their contenders to just three. (They do allow five nominees in a trio of marquee categories: Artist of the Year, New Artist of the Year and Collaboration of the Year.) With this year’s broadcast just around the corner, it’s an opportune time to survey tracks in the running in search of potential workout tracks.
Bruno Mars leads the pack this year, with eight nominations to his credit. Behind him, a quintet of acts are tied with a quintet of nominations each: Kendrick Lamar, The Weeknd, Ed Sheeran, The Chainsmokers and Drake. Elsewhere, relative newcomers Alessia Cara and Julia Michaels vie for the AMA’s signature pyramid trophies, along with crossover favorites Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee.
Competition aside, this year’s show should prove memorable, as Tracee Ellis Ross will be hosting the broadcast while her mother Diana receives the much-deserved Lifetime Achievement Award. On every front, there’s plenty to which you can look forward. Moreover, the playlist below will help you get fit and get ready at once. So, when ready, you can find tracks from 10 of the year’s nominees below—listed by one of the categories in which they’ll be competing.
Artist of the Year
Kendrick Lamar – HUMBLE. (Skrillex Remix) – 75 BPM
New Artist of the Year
Julia Michaels – Issues (Alan Walker Remix) – 115 BPM
Collaboration of the Year
The Weeknd & Daft Punk – Starboy – 93 BPM
Tour of the Year
Coldplay – Adventure of a Lifetime – 113 BPM
Video of the Year
Ed Sheeran – Shape of You – 96 BPM
Favorite Male Artist – Pop/Rock
Bruno Mars – 24K Magic – 107 BPM
Favorite Female Artist – Pop/Rock
Alessia Cara – Wild Things – 108 BPM
Favorite Duo or Group – Pop/Rock
The Chainsmokers – Paris – 100 BPM
Favorite Album – Pop/Rock
Drake & Rihanna – Too Good – 119 BPM
Favorite Song – Pop/Rock
Luis Fonsi, Daddy Yankee & Justin Bieber – Despacito – 89 BPM
To find more workout songs, check out the free database at Run Hundred. You can browse the song selections there by genre, tempo and era to find the music that best fits your particular workout routine.
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