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
Rihanna Selena Gomez
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"
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"
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"
FAVORITE ARTIST Drake Fetty Wap Future
Drake – "Views"
Drake & Future – "What A Time To Be Alive"
Fetty Wap – "Fetty Wap"
Desiigner – "Panda" Drake – "Hotline Bling" Fetty Wap – "679"
FAVORITE MALE ARTIST
FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST
Rihanna – "Anti"
Bryson Tiller –"TRAPSOUL"
Drake Ft. Wizkid & Kyla – "One Dance"
Rihanna Ft. Drake – "Work"
Bryson Tiller – "Don't"
FAVORITE ARTIST – ALTERNATIVE ROCK
Twenty One Pilots
FAVORITE ARTIST – ADULT CONTEMPORARY
FAVORITE ARTIST – LATIN
FAVORITE ARTIST – CONTEMPORARY INSPIRATIONAL
FAVORITE ARTIST – ELECTRONIC DANCE MUSIC (EDM)
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