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By Allison Sadlier
October 10, 2016 at 03:11 PM EDT
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Drake leads the pack of American Music Award nominees, which were released Monday morning. The musician scored big with 13 nominations, breaking Michael Jackson’s record for the most AMA nominations in a single year. Jackson held the record from 1984 when he received 11 nominations.

Rihanna also scored seven nominations this year while Adele and Justin Bieber both nabbed five. Bieber stands to tie Taylor Swift’s three Artist of the Year wins if he can beat out the likes of Swift, Beyoncé, Drake, Selena Gomez, Ariana Grande, Adele, Rihanna, The Weeknd, Carrie Underwood, and Twenty One Pilots.

Check out the complete list of nominees below and vote here before the American Music Awards on November 20.

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


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