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American Music Awards 2016: complete list of nominees

American Music Awards 2016: complete list of nominees

American Music Awards 2016, one of the major musical events of America, will take place on November 20. The organisers have compiled a list of the nominees and announced it last month on Good Morning America by Joe Jonas and Rachel Platten.

American Music Awards 2016 will open its main musical intrigue next week, who will be the best music artist or band in 2016. The ceremony will be held at the Microsoft Theater in LA on Nov. 20, at 8PM ET and will air on ABC.

Among the leaders is Drake who gathered 13 nominations, Rihanna with her seven nods, Adele and Justin Bieber got only five nominations each. According to AMAs statistics, Drake set the new record in the musical industry, being bet even the legend, Michael Jackson. In 1984, the pop-singer received 11 awards nominations.

American Music Awards 2016: list of nominations

American Music Awards 2016 has released a full list of this year’s nominations and names of nominees. The most often in this chart you can see the name of Canadian rapper Drake, 30-year-old ex-boyfriend of Rihanna.

The AMAs 2016 will identify the best artists in the following nominations: Pop/Rock, Alternative Rock, Country, Rap/Hip-Hop, Soul/R&B, Adult Contemporary, Contemporary Inspirational, Latin, EDM, and Soundtrack.

The fans can vote for the favourite artist by two ways: via AMAvote.com and/or via Twitter. The Awards 2016 fans can vote for all categories once per day, per platform.

American Music Awards 2016: list of nominees

Artist of the Year
Adele
Beyonce
Justin Bieber
Drake
Selena Gomez
Ariana Grande
Rihanna
Twenty One Pilots
Carrie Underwood
The Weeknd

New Artist of the Year Un-Leashed By T-Mobile
Alessia Cara
The Chainsmokers
DNCE
Shawn Mendes
Zayn Malik

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
Beyonce
Madonna
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
Drake
The Weeknd

Favorite Female Artist – Pop/Rock
Adele
Selena Gomez
Rihanna

Favorite Duo or Group – Pop/Rock
The Chainsmokers
DNCE
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”

Favourite Male Artist – Country
Luke Bryan
Thomas Rhett
Blake Shelton

Favourite Female Artist – Country
Kelsea Ballerini
Cam
Carrie Underwood

Favourite 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

Favourite Song — Country
Florida Georgia Line, “H.O.L.Y”
Tim McGraw, “Humble And Kind”
Thomas Rhett, “Die A Happy Man”

Favourite Artist – Rap/Hip-Hop
Drake
Fetty Wap
Future

Favourite Album – Rap/Hip-Hop
Drake, Views
Drake & Future, What A Time To Be Alive
Fetty Wap, Fetty Wap

Favourite Song – Rap/Hip-Hop
Desiigner, “Panda”
Drake, “Hotline Bling”
Fetty Wap, “679”

Favourite Male Artist – Soul/R&B
Chris Brown
Bryson Tiller
The Weeknd

Favourite Female Artist – Soul/R&B
Beyonce
Janet Jackson
Rihanna

Favourite Album – Soul/R&B
Beyonce, Lemonade
Rihanna, Anti
Bryson Tiller, T R A P S O U L

Favourite Song – Soul/R&B
Drake Featuring Wizkid & Kyla, “One Dance”
Rihanna Featuring Drake, “Work”
Bryson Tiller, “Don’t”

Favourite Artist — Alternative Rock
Coldplay
Twenty One Pilots
X Ambassadors

Favorite Artist – Adult Contemporary
Adele
Rachel Platten
Meghan Trainor

Favourite Artist — Latin
J Balvin
Enrique Iglesias
Nicky Jam

Favorite Artist — Contemporary Inspirational
Lauren Daigle
Hillsong United
Chris Tomlin

Favourite Artist — Electronic Dance Music (Edm)
The Chainsmokers
Calvin Harris
Major Lazer
Top Soundtrack
Purple Rain
Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Suicide Squad: The Album.