Grande, Malone, Drake, Halsey, and Taylor Swift are all nominated for the AMAs' top prize, Artist of the Year.

By Lauren Huff
October 24, 2019 at 10:00 AM EDT
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The nominations for the 2019 American Music Awards are in, and this year’s fan-voted awards show could be a historic one.

Drake, Ariana Grande, Halsey, Post Malone, and Taylor Swift are all nominated for the AMAs’ top prize, Artist of the Year. Swift currently holds the record in the category, having won it four times previously.

Malone is the most nominated artist this year, with seven total nominations, including Artist of the Year, Collaboration of the Year and Favorite Male Artist — Pop/Rock. Grande and first-time AMA nominee Billie Eilish each received six nods, including Favorite Music Video, Favorite Social Artist, Favorite Female Artist — Pop/Rock and Favorite Album — Pop/Rock. Lil Nas X and Taylor Swift are tied with five nominations each, followed by Billy Ray Cyrus, Khalid, and Ella Mai, with four each.

It could be a night to remember for Swift, who could surpass Michael Jackson’s record for most AMA wins of all time, 24, should she win in two of the five categories she’s nominated in. Swift and Alabama are currently tied with 23 all-time AMA wins.

The AMAs will be broadcast live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday, Nov. 24, at 8 p.m. ET on ABC.

See the full list of nominations below, and then vote here for your favorite artists.

ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Drake
Ariana Grande
Halsey
Post Malone
Taylor Swift

NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Luke Combs
Billie Eilish
Lil Nas X
Lizzo
Ella Mai

COLLABORATION OF THE YEAR
Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper, “Shallow”
Lil Nas X ft. Billy Ray Cyrus, “Old Town Road”
Marshmello and Bastille, “Happier”
Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello, “Señorita”
Post Malone and Swae Lee, “Sunflower (Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse)”

TOUR OF THE YEAR
BTS
Ariana Grande
Elton John
Pink
Ed Sheeran

FAVORITE MUSIC VIDEO
Billie Eilish, “bad guy”
Ariana Grande, “7 rings”
Halsey, “Without Me”
Lil Nas X ft. Billy Ray Cyrus, “Old Town Road”
Taylor Swift, “You Need to Calm Down”

FAVORITE SOCIAL ARTIST
BTS
Billie Eilish
EXO
Ariana Grande
Shawn Mendes

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST — POP/ROCK
Drake
Khalid
Post Malone

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST — POP/ROCK
Billie Eilish
Ariana Grande
Taylor Swift

FAVORITE DUO OR GROUP — POP/ROCK
BTS
Jonas Brothers
Panic! at the Disco

FAVORITE ALBUM — POP/ROCK
Billie Eilish, When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?
Ariana Grande, thank u, next
Taylor Swift, Lover

FAVORITE SONG — POP/ROCK
Halsey, “Without Me”
Jonas Brothers, “Sucker”
Lil Nas X ft. Billy Ray Cyrus, “Old Town Road”
Panic! at the Disco, “High Hopes”
Post Malone and Swae Lee, “Sunflower (Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse)”

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST — COUNTRY
Kane Brown
Luke Combs
Thomas Rhett

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST — COUNTRY
Kelsea Ballerini
Maren Morris
Carrie Underwood

FAVORITE DUO OR GROUP — COUNTRY
Dan + Shay
Florida Georgia Line
Old Dominion

FAVORITE ALBUM — COUNTRY
Kane Brown, Experiment
Dan + Shay, Dan + Shay
Carrie Underwood, Cry Pretty

FAVORITE SONG — COUNTRY
Luke Combs, “Beautiful Crazy”
Dan + Shay, “Speechless”
Blake Shelton, “God’s Country”

FAVORITE ARTIST — RAP/HIP-HOP
Cardi B
Drake
Post Malone

FAVORITE ALBUM — RAP/HIP-HOP
Meek Mill, Championships
Post Malone, Hollywood’s Bleeding
Travis Scott, Astroworld

FAVORITE SONG — RAP/HIP-HOP
Lil Nas X ft. Billy Ray Cyrus, “Old Town Road”
Post Malone, “Wow.”
Travis Scott, “Sicko Mode”

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST — SOUL/R&B
Chris Brown
Khalid
Bruno Mars

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST — SOUL/R&B
Beyoncé
Lizzo
Ella Mai

FAVORITE ALBUM — SOUL/R&B
Chris Brown, Indigo
Khalid, Free Spirit
Ella Mai, Ella Mai

FAVORITE SONG — SOUL/R&B
Khalid, “Talk”
Lizzo, “Juice”
Ella Mai, “Trip”

FAVORITE ARTIST — ALTERNATIVE ROCK
Billie Eilish
Imagine Dragons
Panic! At The Disco

FAVORITE ARTIST — ADULT CONTEMPORARY
Maroon 5
Pink
Taylor Swift

FAVORITE ARTIST — LATIN
Bad Bunny
J Balvin
Ozuna

FAVORITE ARTIST — CONTEMPORARY INSPIRATIONAL
Lauren Daigle
For King & Country
MercyMe

FAVORITE ARTIST — ELECTRONIC DANCE MUSIC (EDM)
Avicii
Marshmello
The Chainsmokers

FAVORITE SOUNDTRACK
A Star Is Born, by Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper
Bohemian Rhapsody, by Queen
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

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