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The 2016 American Music Awards Nominees Are Here!

This year's AMA's are a loaded list!

The Artist of the Year alone is suspenseful! Check out the entire list of nominees here, and take your bets on who you think will win! Sunday, November 20 will crown the newest!
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 UN-LEASHED BY T-MOBILE
• Alessia Cara
• The Chainsmokers
• DNCE
• Shawn Mendes
• ZAYN

 

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
• Beyoncé
• 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”

 

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – COUNTRY
• Luke Bryan
• Thomas Rhett
• Blake Shelton

 

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – COUNTRY
• Kelsea Ballerini
• Cam
• 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
• Drake
• Fetty Wap
• Future

 

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
• Beyoncé
• Janet Jackson
• Rihanna

 

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
• 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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