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Drake, Rihanna and Adele lead nominations for the 2016 American Music Awards

The "2016 American Music Awards” nominations were announced live on Monday, October 10, 2016.

Recording artists Joe Jonas and Rachel Platten revealed six categories of nominees live on ABC’s “Good Morning America.” Immediately following the broadcast, five additional categories were announced in real time exclusively via Snapchat (TheAMAs).

ABC News then livestreamed the remaining 17 categories and included a recap of all nominees in the 11 previously announced categories.

The “2016 American Music Awards” will broadcast live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday, November 20 at 8:00pm ET on ABC.

Drake leads with 13 nominations, Rihanna received seven nominations and Adele and Justin Bieber received five each. Beyoncé and The Chainsmokers each received four nominations. Additionally, Carrie Underwood, Bryson Tiller, Twenty One Pilots, Fetty Wap and The Weeknd earn three nominations each.

The “2016 American Music Awards” is produced by dick clark productions. Allen Shapiro and Mike Mahan are Executive Producers. Larry Klein, Barry Adelman and Mark Bracco are Producers.

The American Music Awards, the world’s biggest fan-voted award show, features performances from today’s hottest artists and presents fan-voted awards in 28 categories. The show is produced by dick clark productions and is seen in more than 197 territories around the world.

2016 AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS® NOMINEES:

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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