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Teen Choice Awards 2017: Full List of Music Winners

Why Was Miley Cyrus Absent From the Ceremony?

August 14, 2017

The winners were announced for the 2017 Teen Choice Awards this weekend after more than 63 million Twitter votes were tallied. The annual ceremony honors the best of television, music, TV, and more. It aired live on FOX. 

Wonder Woman, Riverdale, and Beauty and the Beast took home big honors on the TV and movie side. 

Meanwhile, on the music side, Maroon 5 won the Decade Award. Bruno Mars was honored with a Visionary Award during Sunday’s live broadcast. Meanwhile, Vanessa Hudgens received with the first-ever #SeeHer Award.

Here’s a look at 10 key music category winners from this year’s ceremony:

  • Choice Male Artist - Harry Styles
  • Choice Female Artist- Ariana Grande
  • Choice Music Group - Fifth Harmony
  • Choice Song: Female Artist - Camila Cabello – “Crying in the Club”
  • Choice Song: Male Artist - Niall Horan – “Slow Hands”
  • Choice Song: Group - Fifth Harmony (feat. Gucci Mane) – “Down”
  • Choice Summer Song- “Despacito”Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee (feat. Justin Bieber)
  • Choice Pop Song - “Shape of You” – Ed Sheeran
  • Choice Breakout Artist - Chance the Rapper
  • Choice Next Big Thing - Grace VanderWaal 

A notable exception from this year's ceremony was Miley Cyrus. She was expected to attend the ceremony to accept the “Ultimate Choice Award” (and to perform) during last night’s ceremony.

To my dearest fans & all of those watching @teenchoicefox ! I want to say thank you from the very bottom of my heart for presenting me with #TheUltimateChoiceAward ! I am beyond bummed I couldn't make it to the show as I had every intention of being there to accept and celebrate this honor! I created an unrealistic schedule for myself which leads me to this announcement! I've been tryin to keep the secret but I can't hide it any longer! My new single / music video #YoungerNow will be dropping this Friday , Aug 18th & I am sooooooo EXCITED to share it with all of you! I hope to always make people smile and shine light thru my work! I look forward to making music for the rest of my life and I'm thankful everyday for those who listen! I am sending so much love and peace into the world right now because THATS what we need most! Love Love & more LOVE! ❤️--------❤️--------

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The 24-year-old singer shared an apology on Instagram after missing the ceremony. She told fans that she had created an unrealistic schedule for herself. Her Instagram post did, however, reveal that her new single (and music video) “Younger Now” will drop on Friday (August 18).