2016 American Music Awards: Nominees

The nominations for the 2016 American Music Awards were revealed last week and hip-hop superstar Drake broke a 32-year record for the most nominations with an astounding 13 nods, beating Michael Jackson's previous high mark of 11 from 1984.

Rihanna was just behind her ex with 7 nominations for the show that will be broadcast live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on November 20th on ABC.

Adele and Justin Bieber picked up 5 nominations each, followed by Beyoncé and The Chainsmokers with 4 each and 3 nominations for Bryson Tiller, Twenty One Pilots, Carrie Underwood, Fetty Wap and The Weeknd. Peep the full list of nominees beneath:


Artist of the Year:
Justin Bieber
Selena Gomez
Ariana Grande
Twenty One Pilots
Carrie Underwood
The Weeknd

New Artist of the Year Un-leashed by T-Mobile:
Alessia Cara
The Chainsmokers
Shawn Mendes

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"
Desiigner, "Panda"
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:
Florida Georgia Line
Old Dominion
Zac Brown Band

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:
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:
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 (EDM):
The Chainsmokers
Calvin Harris
Major Lazer

Top Soundtrack:
Purple Rain
Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Suicide Squad: The Album
2016 American Music Awards: Nominees 2016 American Music Awards: Nominees Reviewed by Celebrity Bug on 10/18/2016 Rating: 5

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