News: Drake, Migos, Kendrick Lamar & More Nominated For American Music Awards

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The nominees for the American Music Awards have been revealed. Leading the pack this year is Bruno Mars with eight nominations while Drake, Kendrick Lamar and The Weekend follow behind with five each. Ciara announced the nominees lives yesterday morning on Good Morning America and the show will broadcast live at 8PM on November 19th on ABC. 

Check out the full list of nominees below.

Artist of the Year
The Chainsmokers
Drake
Kendrick Lamar
Bruno Mars
Ed Sheeran

New Artist of the Year
James Arthur
Niall Horan
Julia Michaels
Post Malone
Rae Sremmurd

Collaboration of the Year
The Chainsmokers feat. Halsey, “Closer”
Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee feat. Justin Bieber, “Despacito”
DJ Khaled feat. Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance the Rapper & Lil Wayne, “I’m The One”
Maroon 5 feat. Kendrick Lamar, “Don’t Wanna Know”
The Weeknd feat. Daft Punk, “Starboy”

Favorite Male Artist – Pop/Rock
Drake
Bruno Mars
Ed Sheeran

Favorite Album – Pop/Rock
Drake, More Life
Bruno Mars, 24K Magic
The Weeknd, Starboy

Favorite Artist – Rap/Hip-Hop
Drake
Kendrick Lamar
Migos

Favorite Album – Rap/Hip-Hop
Drake, More Life
Kendrick Lamar, Damn.
Migos, Culture

Favorite Song – Rap/Hip-Hop
DJ Khaled feat. Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance the Rapper & Lil Wayne, “I’m The One”
Kendrick Lamar, “Humble.”
Rae Sremmurd feat. Gucci Mane, “Black Beatles”

Favorite Male Artist – Soul/R&B
Childish Gambino
Bruno Mars
The Weeknd

Favorite Album – Soul/R&B
Childish Gambino, Awaken My Love!
Bruno Mars, 24K Magic
The Weeknd, Starboy

Favorite Song – Soul/R&B
Khalid, “Location”
Bruno Mars, “That’s What I Like”
The Weeknd, “Starboy”

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