2016 American Music Awards Nominations (Full List Inside)


The nominations for the 44th Annual American Music Awards have been revealed. Drake once again proves that 2016 is his year as he once again leads the pack of another award show with his record breaking 13 noms in one year, surpassing that of Michael Jackson who only received 11 noms in 1984. Other nominees include Rihanna with 8, Adele and Justin Bieber tied with 5, and both Beyoncé and Twenty One Pilots who are tied with 4 noms each. Another thing to note is that this year's nminations for Top Soundtrack includes Prince's 1984 soundtrack for Purple Rain (his first AMA nomination). The AMAs will be broadcasted live on ABC from Los Angeles’ Microsoft Theater on November 20th at 8pm eastern. Viewers and fans can vote for Artist of the Year until November 14th at 8:59am Pacific time and New Artist of the Year until November 17th at 8:59pm Pacific Time. The host for this year's event has yet to be announced. Below includes the full list of nominees:

COLLABORATION OF THE YEAR The Chainsmokers Ft. Daya – "Don't Let Me Down" Drake Ft. Wizkid & Kyla – "One Dance" Fifth Harmony Ft. Ty Dolla $ign – "Work From Home" Rihanna Ft. Drake – "Work" Meghan Trainor Ft. John Legend – "Like I'm Gonna Lose You

ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Adele

Ariana Grande

Beyoncé

Carrie Underwood

Drake

Justin Bieber

Rihanna Selena Gomez

The Weeknd

Twenty One Pilots

NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR Alessia Cara The Chainsmokers DNCE Shawn Mendes Zayn

TOUR OF THE YEAR Beyoncé Madonna Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band

VIDEO OF THE YEAR Justin Bieber – "Sorry"

Desiigner – "Panda" Rihanna Ft. Drake – "Work"

POP/ROCK

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST Justin Bieber Drake The Weeknd

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST Adele Selena Gomez Rihanna

FAVORITE DUO OR GROUP The Chainsmokers DNCE Twenty One Pilots

FAVORITE ALBUM Adele – "25"

Justin Bieber – "Purpose" Drake – "Views"

FAVORITE SONG Adele – "Hello" Justin Bieber – "Love Yourself" Drake Ft. Wizkid & Kyla – "One Dance"

COUNTRY

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST Luke Bryan Thomas Rhett Blake Shelton

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST Kelsea Ballerini Cam Carrie Underwood

FAVORITE DUO OR GROUP Florida Georgia Line

Old Dominion Zac Brown Band

FAVORITE ALBUM Luke Bryan – "Kill the Lights" Chris Stapleton – "Traveller"

Carrie Underwood – "Storyteller

FAVORITE SONG Florida Georgia Line – "H.O.L.Y." Tim McGraw – "Humble And Kind" Thomas Rhett – "Die A Happy Man"

RAP/HIP-HOP

FAVORITE ARTIST Drake Fetty Wap Future

FAVORITE ALBUM

Drake – "Views"

Drake & Future – "What A Time To Be Alive"

Fetty Wap – "Fetty Wap"

FAVORITE SONG

Desiigner – "Panda" Drake – "Hotline Bling" Fetty Wap – "679"

SOUL/R&B

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST

Chris Brown

Bryson Tiller

The Weeknd

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST

Beyoncé

Janet Jackson

Rihanna

FAVORITE ALBUM

Beyoncé –"Lemonade"

Rihanna – "Anti"

Bryson Tiller –"TRAPSOUL"

FAVORITE SONG

Drake Ft. Wizkid & Kyla – "One Dance"

Rihanna Ft. 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

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