American Music Awards Nominees announced: See complete list

By Staff Reporter | Oct 13, 2016 03:26 AM EDT
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The Honors of announcing the nominations for the 2016 American Music Awards was given to Rachel Platen and Joe Jonas on Monday morning on Good Morning America.
Rachel Platten and Joe Jonas will not only reveal the news but also were both nominated in other categories. 

According to E-News, Drake got in a total of 13 nominations and set a new AMA record for most nominations in just 1 year, incomparable to Michael Jackson's 11 nominations back in 1984. 

There are 7 nominations for Rihanna, Justin Bieber and Adele got 5. The Chainsmokers which is not a shock for me they got 4 nominations and Also Beyonce got 4 nominations too.

On the other hand, ABC News said that on the same time in the announcements, Platten was shocked when she learned that she was also nominated this year for the category of "Favorite Artist in the Adult Contemporary" along with Meghan Trainor and Adele.
During the announcement Platten said, "I wish I'd played it a little cooler but I didn't like to play it cool at all." Joe Jonas got 2 nominations and he said "overwhelming."

The American Music Awards will be broadcasting live at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California. That will be on November 20, Sunday at 8 p.m. on ABC.

The Following is the full list of nominees:

Artist of the Year

Justin Bieber
Selena Gomez
Ariana Grande
Twenty One Pilots
Carrie Underwood
The Weeknd

New Artist of the Year 

Alessia Cara
The Chainsmokers
Shawn Mendez
Zayn Malik

Collaboration of the year

The Chainsmokers Ft. Daya - Don't let me down
Drake Ft. Wizkid and Kyla - "One Dance"
Fifth Harmony Ft. Ty Dolla $ign - Work from home
Rihanna Ft. Drake - Work
Meghan Trainor Ft. John Legend - Like I'm gonna lose you

Tour of the Year

Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band

Video of the Year

Justin Bieber - Sorry
Designer - Panda
Rihanna Ft. Drake - Work

Favorite Male Artist for Pop/Rock

Justin Bieber
The Weeknd

Favorite Female Artist for Pop/Rock

Selena Gomez

Favorite Duo or Group for Pop/Rock

The Chainsmokers
Twenty One Pilots

Favorite Album for Pop/Rock

Adele - 25
Justin Bieber - Purpose
Drake- Views

Favorite Song for Pop/Rock

Adele - Hello
Justin Bieber - Love Yourself
Drake Ft. Wizkid & Kyla - One Dance
Favorite Male Artist - Country
Luke Bryan
Thomas Rhett
Blake Shelton

Favorite Female Artist - Country
Kelsee Ballerini
Carrie Underwood

Favorite Duo or Group - Country

Zac Brown Band
Florida Georgia Line
Old Dominion

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 for Rap/Hip-hop

Fetty Wap

Favorite Album for Rap/Hip-Hop

Drake - Views
Fetty Way - Fetty Wap
Drake & Future - What A time To Be Alive

Favorite Song for Rap/Hip-Hop

Desiigner - Panda
Drake- Hotline Bling
Fetty Way - 679
Favorite Male Artist for Soul/R&B
Chris Brown
Bryson Tiller
The Weeknd

Favorite Female Artis for Soul/R&B

Janet Jackson
Favorite Album for Soul/R&B
Beyonce- Lemonade
Rihanna - Anti
Bryson Tiller - TRAPSOUL

Favorite Song for Soul/R&B

Drake Ft. Wizkid & Kyla - One Dance
Rihanna Ft. Drake - Work
Bryson Tiller - Don't

Favorite Artist for Alternative Rock

Twenty One Pilots
X-  Ambassadors

Favorite Artist for Adult Contemporary

Rachel Platten
Meghan Trainor

Favorite Artist in Latin

J Balvin
Enrique Iglesias
Nicky Jam

Favorite Artis for Contemporary Inspirational

Lauren Daigle
Hillsong United
Chris Tomlin

Favorite Artis for Electronic Dance Music

The ChainSmokers
Calvin Harris
Major Lazers

Top Soundtrack

Purple Rain
Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Suicide Squad: The Album

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