1997 Billboard Music Awards

Updated September 9, 2022 | Infoplease Staff
Artist of the YearLeAnn Rimes
Country ArtistLeAnn Rimes
Country Album of the YearLeAnn Rimes, Blue
Country Singles Artist of the YearLeAnn Rimes
Single of the YearElton John, “Candle in the Wind '97”
Singles Artist of the YearElton John
Century AwardChet Atkins
Artist Achievement AwardGarth Brooks
Album of the YearSpice Girls, Spice
New ArtistSpice Girls
Rap ArtistPuff Daddy
Rap Single of the YearPuff Daddy with Faith Evans, “I'll Be Missing You”
Female R&B Artist of the YearToni Braxton
Adult Contemporary ArtistToni Braxton
Adult Contemporary Single of the YearToni Braxton, “Unbreak My Heart”
R&B Single of the YearDru Hill, “In My Head”
R&B Artist of the YearDru Hill
R&B Singles Artist of the YearDru Hill
Rock TrackTonic, “If You Could Only See”
Modern Rock ArtistSublime
Modern Rock TrackThird Eye Blind, “Semi-Charmed Life”

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