|24th Annual American Music Awards|
|Date||January 27, 1997|
Los Angeles, California
|Most awards||Alanis Morissette and Toni Braxton (2 each)|
|Most nominations||Mariah Carey (5)|
|Produced by||Dick Clark Productions|
The 24th Annual American Music Awards were held on January 27, 1997, at the Shrine Auditorium, in Los Angeles, California. The awards recognized the most popular artists and albums from the year 1996.
|Toni Braxton||"Un-Break My Heart" (Soul Hex Anthem Vocal)|
"You're Makin' Me High"
|Brooks & Dunn||N/A|
|Alan Jackson||"Everything I Love"|
|Little Richard||"Good Golly Miss Molly"|
|Mötley Crüe||"Shout at the Devil"|
|New Edition||"I'm Still in Love with You"|
|LeAnn Rimes||"Unchained Melody"|