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    Mon, 10 Oct 2016 12:25:41

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    The American Music Awards nominees were announced today, and leading the pack was Drake. He received a total of 13 nominations which broke the previous record for most nominations in a single year. The record was previously held by Michael Jackson who was nominated 11 times for his album Thriller. His nominations include Artist Of The Year, Favorite Album - for Views and his collaboration with Future, What A Time To Be Alive - and Favorite Song in both Pop/Rock, "One Dance", and Rap/Hip-Hop, "Hotline Bling".

    Rihanna received seven nominations, Adele and Justin Bieber each got five, and Beyonce was nominated four times.

    The awards will take place on November 20th in Los Angeles. Check out all the nominations below:

    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
    • Alessia Cara
    • The Chainsmokers
    • DNCE
    • Shawn Mendes
    • Zayn
    Favorite Pop/Rock Male Artist
    • Justin Bieber
    • Drake
    • The Weeknd
    Favorite Pop/Rock Female Artist
    • Adele
    • Selena Gomez
    • Rihanna
    Favorite Pop/Rock Band/Duo/Group
    • The Chainsmokers
    • DNCE
    • Twenty One Pilots
    Favorite Pop/Rock Album
    • 25 – Adele
    • Purpose – Justin Bieber
    • Views – Drake
    Favorite Pop/Rock Song
    • "Hello" – Adele
    • "Love Yourself" – Justin Bieber
    • "One Dance" − Drake [ft. Wizkid and Kyla]
    Favorite Country Male Artist
    • Luke Bryan
    • Thomas Rhett
    • Luke Bryan
    Favorite Country Female Artist
    • Kelsea Ballerini
    • Cam
    • Carrie Underwood
    Favorite Country Duo or Group
    • Florida Georgia Line
    • Old Dominion
    • Zac Brown Band
    Favorite Country Album
    • Kill the Lights – Luke Bryan
    • Traveller – Chris Stapleton
    • Storyteller – Carrie Underwood
    Favorite Country Song
    • "H.O.L.Y." – Florida Georgia Line
    • "Humble and Kind" – Tim McGraw
    • "Die a Happy Man" – Thomas Rhett
    Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Artist
    • Drake
    • Fetty Wap
    • Future
    Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Album
    • Views – Drake
    • What a Time to Be Alive – Drake and Future
    • Fetty Wap – Fetty Wap
    Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Song
    • "Panda" – Desiigner
    • "Hotline Bling" – Drake
    • "679" – Fetty Wap
    Favorite Soul/R&B Male Artist
    • Chris Brown
    • Bryson Tiller
    • The Weeknd
    Favorite Soul/R&B Female Artist
    • Beyoncé
    • Janet Jackson
    • Rihanna
    Favorite Soul/R&B Female Artist Album
    • Lemonade – Beyoncé
    • Anti – Rihanna
    • Trapsoul – Bryson Tiller
    Favorite Soul/R&B Song
    • "One Dance" − Drake featuring Wizkid and Kyla
    • "Work" – Rihanna featuring Drake
    • "Don't" – Bryson Tiller
    Favorite Alternative Artist
    • Coldplay
    • Twenty One Pilots
    • X Ambassadors
    Favorite Adult Contemporary Artist
    • Adele
    • Rachel Platten
    • Meghan Trainor
    Favorite Latin Artist
    • J Balvin
    • Enrique Iglesias
    • Nicky Jam
    Favorite Contemporary Inspirational Artist
    • Lauren Daigle
    • Hillsong United
    • Chris Tomlin
    Favorite EDM Artist
    • The Chainsmokers
    • Calvin Harris
    • Major Lazer
    Video of the Year
    • "Sorry" – Justin Bieber
    • "Panda" – Desiigner
    • "Work – Rihanna [ft. Drake]
    Top Soundtrack
    • Purple Rain
    • Star Wars: The Force Awakens
    • Suicide Squad
    Collaboration of the Year
    • "Don't Let Me Down" – The Chainsmokers [ft. Daya]
    • "One Dance" − Drake [ft. Wizkid and Kyla]
    • "Work from Home" – Fifth Harmony [ft. Ty Dolla Sign]
    • "Work" – Rihanna [ft. Drake]
    • "Like I'm Gonna Lose You" – Meghan Trainor [ft. John Legend]
    Tour of the Year
    • The Formation World Tour – Beyoncé
    • Rebel Heart Tour – Madonna
    • The River Tour 2016 – Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band

    —The ARTISTdirect Staff
    10.10.16



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