DJ Khaled Wins Favorite Hip-Hop Song of The Year at AMAs with "I'm The One"
Sunday evening, DJ Khaled was among the artists who were up for a few nominations at this year's iteration the American Music Awards, and he managed to walk away with at least one award for the category Favorite Hip-Hop Song for his "I'm The One," smash, featuring Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance the Rapper, and Lil Wayne.
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"God is the greatest!" Khaled exclaimed before launching into a brief moment thanking various individuals including his son Asahd, the executive producer Khaled latest Grateful album, Asahd's mother Nicole, Quavo, Justin Bieber, Chance the Rapper, Jay-Z, and even Diana Ross, receiving the evening's Lifetime Achievement Award, for "singing 'All I Do Is Win' at all her concerts," according to DJ Khaled.
Other contenders in the category were Kendrick Lamar's "Humble," and Rae Sremmurd's Gucci Mane-assisted "Black Beatles." This now marks only the latest in a slew nods for the "I'm the One" track which has since gone on to certify platinum five times in the United States, peaking on the Billboard Hot 100 chart at No. 1.
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Before he signed f in his speech, Khaled also managed to drop f a very important snippet information. "Did I tell you? I'm back in the studio too!" he concluded. No word yet on if this indicates a few loose singles or another Asahd Khaled production in its entirety.
.@djkhaled accepts the #AMAs for Favorite Song - Rap/Hip-Hop with some EPIC shout-outs! Congrats 'I'm the One' on the win! ??? pic.twitter.com/8QJG8Q3JML— AMAs (@AMAs) November 20, 2017
This is the news we like to hear ? @djkhaled#AMAspic.twitter.com/6AaZsDcWXa— AMAs (@AMAs) November 20, 2017
Congrats to @djkhaled for all his inspiring love this year! If he's the best, #WeTheBest! #AMAspic.twitter.com/xgJu5HWUMr— Jerry Gil (@buttermytoast9) November 20, 2017
DJ Khaled beat out Kendrick Lamar in a hip hop category? #AMAspic.twitter.com/QoHmsGa98Y— Gregory J-B (@mistergjb) November 20, 2017
DJ Khaled beat Kendrick? Damn. #AMAs2017#RapHipHopSong— Peter Kash (@PeterKash) November 20, 2017