Posted by , Oct 13, 2015 at 03:30pm
The Weeknd, Nicki Minaj, Chris Brown, & Drake all earn multiple nominations.

The nominations have been announced for the 43rd annual American Music Awards. Taylor Swift led all artists with 6 nominations. The hip hop/R&B noms were predictably scarce/pop-oriented: The Weeknd scored five nominations and Nicki Minaj earned three. Wiz Khalifa, Chris Brown, and Drake each earned two.

The AMAs are going down on November 22nd with Jennifer Lopez set to host. Performers have yet to be announced.

Check out the complete list of nominations below.

Artist of the Year

Luke Bryan
Ariana Grande
Maroon 5
Nicki Minaj
One Direction
Ed Sheeran
Sam Smith
Taylor Swift
Meghan Trainor
The Weeknd

New Artist of the Year

Fetty Wap
Sam Hunt
Tove Lo
Walk The Moon
The Weeknd

Song of the Year

Wiz Khalifa featuring Charlie Puth -- "See You Again"
Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars -- "Uptown Funk!"
Ed Sheeran -- "Thinking Out Loud"
Taylor Swift -- "Blank Space"
The Weeknd -- "Can't Feel My Face"

Collaboration of the Year

Wiz Khalifa featuring Charlie Puth -- "See You Again"
Rihanna & Kanye West featuring Paul McCartney -- "FourFiveSeconds"
Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars -- "Uptown Funk!"
Skrillex & Diplo featuring Justin Bieber -- "Where Are Ü Now"
Taylor Swift featuring Kendrick Lamar -- "Bad Blood"

Favorite Male Artist -- Pop/Rock

Nick Jonas
Ed Sheeran
Sam Smith

Favorite Female Artist -- Pop/Rock

Ariana Grande
Taylor Swift
Meghan Trainor

Favorite Duo or Group -- Pop/Rock

Maroon 5
One Direction
Walk The Moon

Favorite Album -- Pop/Rock

Ed Sheeran "x"
Sam Smith "In The Lonely Hour"
Taylor Swift "1989"

Favorite Male Artist -- Country

Jason Aldean
Luke Bryan
Sam Hunt

Favorite Female Artist -- Country

Kelsea Ballerini
Miranda Lambert
Carrie Underwood

Favorite Duo or Group -- Country

Zac Brown Band
Florida Georgia Line
Little Big Town

Favorite Album -- Country

Jason Aldean -- "Old Boots, New Dirt"
Florida Georgia Line -- "Anything Goes"
Sam Hunt -- "Montevallo"

Favorite Artist -- R&B/Hip-Hop

Drake
Fetty Wap
Nicki Minaj

Favorite Album -- R&B/Hip-Hop

J. Cole -- "2014 Forest Hills Drive"
Drake -- "If You're Reading This It's Too Late
Nicki Minaj -- "The Pinkprint"

Favorite Male Artists -- Soul/R&B

Chris Brown
Trey Songz
The Weeknd

Favorite Female Artist -- Soul/R&B

Beyoncé
Mary J. Blige
Rihanna

Favorite Album -- Soul/R&B

Chris Brown "X"
D'Angelo and The Vanguard "Black Messiah"
The Weeknd "Beauty Behind the Madness"

Favorite Artist -- Alternative Rock

Fall Out Boy
Hozier
Walk The Moon

Favorite Artist -- Adult Contemporary

Ed Sheeran
Taylor Swift
Meghan Trainor

Favorite Artist -- Latin

Enrique Iglesias
Ricky Martin
Romeo Santos

Favorite Artist -- Contemporary Inspirational

Casting Crowns
Hillsong United
MercyMe

Favorite Artist -- EDM

Calvin Harris
David Guetta
Zedd

Top Soundtrack

"Fifty Shades of Grey"
"Empire: Original Soundtrack from Season 1"
"Pitch Perfect 2"

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Here Are The Nominations For the 43rd Annual American Music Awards

The Weeknd, Nicki Minaj, Chris Brown, & Drake all earn multiple nominations.


The nominations have been announced for the 43rd annual American Music Awards. Taylor Swift led all artists with 6 nominations. The hip hop/R&B noms were predictably scarce/pop-oriented: The Weeknd scored five nominations and Nicki Minaj earned three. Wiz Khalifa, Chris Brown, and Drake each earned two.

The AMAs are going down on November 22nd with Jennifer Lopez set to host. Performers have yet to be announced.

Check out the complete list of nominations below.

Artist of the Year

Luke Bryan
Ariana Grande
Maroon 5
Nicki Minaj
One Direction
Ed Sheeran
Sam Smith
Taylor Swift
Meghan Trainor
The Weeknd

New Artist of the Year

Fetty Wap
Sam Hunt
Tove Lo
Walk The Moon
The Weeknd

Song of the Year

Wiz Khalifa featuring Charlie Puth -- "See You Again"
Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars -- "Uptown Funk!"
Ed Sheeran -- "Thinking Out Loud"
Taylor Swift -- "Blank Space"
The Weeknd -- "Can't Feel My Face"

Collaboration of the Year

Wiz Khalifa featuring Charlie Puth -- "See You Again"
Rihanna & Kanye West featuring Paul McCartney -- "FourFiveSeconds"
Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars -- "Uptown Funk!"
Skrillex & Diplo featuring Justin Bieber -- "Where Are Ü Now"
Taylor Swift featuring Kendrick Lamar -- "Bad Blood"

Favorite Male Artist -- Pop/Rock

Nick Jonas
Ed Sheeran
Sam Smith

Favorite Female Artist -- Pop/Rock

Ariana Grande
Taylor Swift
Meghan Trainor

Favorite Duo or Group -- Pop/Rock

Maroon 5
One Direction
Walk The Moon

Favorite Album -- Pop/Rock

Ed Sheeran "x"
Sam Smith "In The Lonely Hour"
Taylor Swift "1989"

Favorite Male Artist -- Country

Jason Aldean
Luke Bryan
Sam Hunt

Favorite Female Artist -- Country

Kelsea Ballerini
Miranda Lambert
Carrie Underwood

Favorite Duo or Group -- Country

Zac Brown Band
Florida Georgia Line
Little Big Town

Favorite Album -- Country

Jason Aldean -- "Old Boots, New Dirt"
Florida Georgia Line -- "Anything Goes"
Sam Hunt -- "Montevallo"

Favorite Artist -- R&B/Hip-Hop

Drake
Fetty Wap
Nicki Minaj

Favorite Album -- R&B/Hip-Hop

J. Cole -- "2014 Forest Hills Drive"
Drake -- "If You're Reading This It's Too Late
Nicki Minaj -- "The Pinkprint"

Favorite Male Artists -- Soul/R&B

Chris Brown
Trey Songz
The Weeknd

Favorite Female Artist -- Soul/R&B

Beyoncé
Mary J. Blige
Rihanna

Favorite Album -- Soul/R&B

Chris Brown "X"
D'Angelo and The Vanguard "Black Messiah"
The Weeknd "Beauty Behind the Madness"

Favorite Artist -- Alternative Rock

Fall Out Boy
Hozier
Walk The Moon

Favorite Artist -- Adult Contemporary

Ed Sheeran
Taylor Swift
Meghan Trainor

Favorite Artist -- Latin

Enrique Iglesias
Ricky Martin
Romeo Santos

Favorite Artist -- Contemporary Inspirational

Casting Crowns
Hillsong United
MercyMe

Favorite Artist -- EDM

Calvin Harris
David Guetta
Zedd

Top Soundtrack

"Fifty Shades of Grey"
"Empire: Original Soundtrack from Season 1"
"Pitch Perfect 2"

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