American Music Awards 2016 Nominations Announced, Drake Sets New Record With 13

The American Music Awards — which will take place at Los Angeles’ Microsoft Theater — will air on ABC Sunday, November 20, at 8 p.m. ET.

See the full list of nominees below:

Artist of the Year



Justin Bieber


Selena Gomez

Ariana Grande


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Carrie Underwood

The Weeknd

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The Chainsmokers

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Shawn Mendes

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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



Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band

Video of the Year

Justin Bieber, “Sorry”

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Rihanna Featuring Drake, “Work”

Favorite Male Artist — Pop/Rock

Justin Bieber


The Weeknd

Favorite Female Artist — Pop/Rock


Selena Gomez


Favorite Duo or Group — Pop/Rock

The Chainsmokers


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


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


Fetty Wap


Favorite Album — Rap/Hip-Hop

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Drake & Future, What A Time To Be Alive

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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


Janet Jackson


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


Twenty One Pilots

X Ambassadors

Favorite Artist — Adult Contemporary


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

The Chainsmokers

Calvin Harris

Major Lazer

Top Soundtrack

Purple Rain

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Suicide Squad: The Album