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American Music Awards Nominations – The Complete List

American Music Awards Nominations – The Complete List

The nominations for the 2016 American Music Awards have just been announced!

Drake leads the nominations with 13, breaking the record set by Michael Jackson, who had 11 in 1984.

Drake’s rumored girlfriend Rihanna received seven nominations, while Justin Bieber and Adele nabbed five. Beyoncé and the Chainsmokers followed closely behind with four.

Joe Jonas and Rachel Platten, both nominees, announced the nominations on “Good Morning America.” Platten was nominated for Favorite Artist in the Adult Contemporary category, sharing," I wish I’d played it a little cooler but I didn’t, like, play it cool at all. I was like, ‘Oh, my God.’ I was really excited.”

Here's the complete list of nominations:

Artist of the Year

  • Adele
  • Beyoncé
  • Justin Bieber
  • Drake
  • Selena Gomez
  • Ariana Grande
  • Rihanna
  • Twenty One Pilots
  • Carrie Underwood
  • The Weeknd

New Artist of the Year Un-Leashed by T-Mobile

  • Alessia Cara
  • The Chainsmokers
  • Dnce
  • Shawn Mendes
  • Zayn

Collaboration of the Year

  • The Chainsmokers featuring Daya, “Don’t Let Me Down”
  • Drake featuring Wizkid & Kyla, “One Dance”
  • Fifth Harmony featuring Ty Dolla $ign, “Work From Home”
  • Rihanna featuring Drake, “Work”
  • Meghan Trainor featuring John Legend “Like I’m Gonna Lose You”

Tour of the Year

  • Beyoncé
  • Madonna
  • Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band

Video of the Year

  • Justin Bieber, “Sorry”
  • Desiigner, “Panda”
  • Rihanna featuring Drake, “Work”

Favorite Male Artist – Pop/Rock

  • Justin Bieber
  • Drake
  • The Weeknd

Favorite Female Artist — Pop/Rock

  • Adele
  • Selena Gomez
  • Rihanna

Favorite Duo or Group — Pop/Rock

  • The Chainsmokers
  • Dnce
  • Twenty One Pilots

Favorite Album — Pop/Rock

  • Adele, “25”
  • Justin Bieber, “Purpose”
  • Drake, “Views”

Favorite Song — Pop/Rock

  • Adele, “Hello”
  • Justin Bieber, “Love Yourself”
  • Drake featuring Wizkid & Kyla, “One Dance”

Favorite Male Artist — Country

  • Luke Bryan
  • Thomas Rhett
  • Blake Shelton

Favorite Female Artist — Country

  • Kelsea Ballerini
  • Cam
  • Carrie Underwood

Favorite Duo or Group — Country

  • Zac Brown Band
  • Florida Georgia Line
  • Old Dominion

Favorite Album — Country

  • Luke Bryan, “Kill the Lights”
  • Chris Stapleton, “Traveller”
  • Carrie Underwood, “Storyteller”

Favorite Song — Country

  • Florida Georgia Line, “H.O.L.Y”
  • Tim Mcgraw, “Humble and Kind”
  • Thomas Rhett, “Die a Happy Man”

Favorite Artist — Rap/Hip-Hop

  • Drake
  • Fetty Wap
  • Future

Favorite Album — Rap/Hip-Hop

  • Drake, “Views”
  • Drake & Future, “What a Time to Be Alive”
  • Fetty Wap, “Fetty Wap”

Favorite Song — Rap/Hip-Hop

  • Desiigner, “Panda”
  • Drake, “Hotline Bling”
  • Fetty Wap, “679”

Favorite Male Artist — Soul/R&B

  • Chris Brown
  • Bryson Tiller
  • The Weeknd

Favorite Female Artist — Soul/R&B Beyoncé Janet Jackson Rihanna

Favorite Album — Soul/R&B

  • Beyoncé, “Lemonade”
  • Rihanna, “Anti”
  • Bryson Tiller, “T R A P S O U L”

Favorite Song — Soul/R&B

  • Drake featuring Wizkid & Kyla, “One Dance”
  • Rihanna featuring Drake, “Work”
  • Bryson Tiller, “Don’t”

Favorite Artist — Alternative Rock

  • Coldplay
  • Twenty One Pilots
  • X Ambassadors

Favorite Artist — Adult Contemporary

  • Adele
  • Rachel Platten
  • Meghan Trainor

Favorite Artist — Latin

  • J Balvin
  • Enrique Iglesias
  • Nicky Jam

Favorite Artist — Contemporary Inspirational

  • Lauren Daigle
  • Hillsong United
  • Chris Tomlin

Favorite Artist — Electronic Dance Music (EDM)

  • The Chainsmokers
  • Calvin Harris
  • Major Lazer

Top Soundtrack

  • "Purple Rain"
  • "Star Wars: The Force Awakens"
  • "Suicide Squad: The Album"

The award show will be broadcast live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday, Nov. 20, at 8 p.m. ET on ABC.

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