The 2015 American Music Awards Nominations Are Out – Full List Inside! (@TheAMAs #AMAs)

2301743F2-9F1D-B859-1A920E79ECB59989It’s officially AMAs season!

Recording artists Joe Jonas and Charlie Puth rose at the crack of dawn to reveal six categories of nominees on ABCs Good Morning Americafor the 2015 American Music Awards. Immediately following the broadcast, five additional categories were announced in real time exclusively via Snapchat (TheAMAs). ABC News then livestreamed the remaining 12 categories and included a recap of all nominees in the 11 previously-announced categories. (See the full list of nominees below).

Taylor Swift leads this year with six nominations. Ed Sheeran and The Weeknd tie with five nominations each, while Sam Hunt, Nicki Minaj, Sam Smith, Meghan Trainor and Walk the Moon earn three nominations each. Additionally, Jason Aldean, Chris Brown, Luke Bryan, Drake, Fetty Wap, Florida Georgia Line, Ariana Grande, Maroon 5, Bruno Mars, One Direction, Charlie Puth, Rihanna, Mark Ronson and Wiz Khalifa each receive two nominations.

The Artist of the Year nominees are Luke Bryan, Ariana Grande, Maroon 5, Nicki Minaj, One Direction, Ed Sheeran, Sam Smith, Taylor Swift, Meghan Trainor and The Weeknd. The ten nominees will be narrowed to five based on the votes received through November 11 at 11:59pm ET and the winner will be determined by the total votes received throughout the entire voting period.

As previously announced, Jennifer Lopez will host and perform on the 2015 American Music Awards, which will broadcast live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday, November 22 at 8:00pm ET on ABC.

Check out the full list of nominees below!

 

2015 AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS NOMINEES:

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 PRESENTED BY KOHLS

  • 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 Cant Feel My Face

COLLABORATION OF THE YEAR UN-LEASHED BY T-MOBILE

  • 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 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 RAP/HIP-HOP

  • Drake
  • Fetty Wap
  • Nicki Minaj

FAVORITE ALBUM RAP/HIP-HOP

  • J. Cole 2014 Forest Hills Drive
  • Drake If Youre Reading This Its Too Late
  • Nicki Minaj The Pinkprint

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST SOUL/R&B

  • Chris Brown
  • Trey Songz
  • The Weeknd

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST SOUL/R&B

  • Beyonc
  • Mary J. Blige
  • Rihanna

FAVORITE ALBUM SOUL/R&B

  • Chris Brown X
  • DAngelo 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 – ELECTRONIC DANCE MUSIC (EDM)

  • Calvin Harris
  • David Guetta
  • Zedd

TOP SOUNDTRACK

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

Written by Juliet Schroder

Juliet Schroder

Juliet is the founder and executive producer/host of Celeb Secrets and Celeb Secrets Country. When not reporting on the latest news in pop culture and country music, she enjoys traveling, spending time with friends and family, and exploring the latest fashion trends.

Juliet holds a B.S. in marketing from St. John's University.

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