Drake Leads 2016 American Music Awards With Record 13 Nominations
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Rihanna follows Drizzy's domination at the AMAs with seven nods while Adele and Justin Bieber trail behind her with five each.

AceShowbiz - The nominees for the upcoming 44th annual American Music Awards are announced. %cDrake% leads the pack with 13 nominations, breaking %cMichael Jackson%'s record of 11 nods from 1984. %cRihanna% follows with seven nods, while %cAdele% and %cJustin Bieber% trail behind her with five each.

Drizzy scores multiple nods through his songs from "Views" album and his collaboration with RiRi called "Work". He is additionally vying for the most coveted Artist of the Year along with RiRi, Adele, Bieber, %cBeyonce Knowles%, %cSelena Gomez%, %cAriana Grande%, %cTwenty One Pilots%, %cCarrie Underwood% and %cThe Weeknd%.

Meanwhile, newbies competing for the New Artist of the Year title at this year's AMAs are %cAlessia Cara%, %cThe Chainsmokers%, %cJoe Jonas%-fronted band %cDNCE%, %cShawn Mendes% and ex-%cOne Direction%er %cZayn Malik%.

Winners will be announced at a live telecast Sunday night, November 20 at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

Artist of the Year:

  • %cAdele%
  • %cBeyonce Knowles%
  • %cJustin Bieber%
  • %cDrake%
  • %cSelena Gomez%
  • %cAriana Grande%
  • %cRihanna%
  • %cTwenty One Pilots%
  • %cCarrie Underwood%
  • %cThe Weeknd%
New Artist of the Year:
  • %cAlessia Cara%
  • %cThe Chainsmokers%
  • %cDNCE%
  • %cShawn Mendes%
  • %cZayn Malik%
Collaboration of the Year:
  • %cThe Chainsmokers% ft. %cDaya% - "Don't Let Me Down"
  • %cDrake% ft. %cWizkid% & %cKyla% - "One Dance"
  • %cFifth Harmony% ft. %cTy Dolla $ign% - "Work From Home"
  • %cRihanna% ft. %cDrake% - "Work"
  • %cMeghan Trainor% ft. %cJohn Legend% - "Like I'm Gonna Lose You"
Favorite Male Artist - Pop/Rock:
  • %cJustin Bieber%
  • %cDrake%
  • %cThe Weeknd%
Favorite Female Artist - Pop/Rock:
  • %cAdele%
  • %cSelena Gomez%
  • %cRihanna%
Favorite Duo or Group - Pop/Rock:
  • %cThe Chainsmokers%
  • %cDNCE%
  • %cTwenty One Pilots%
Favorite Album - Pop/Rock: Favorite Song - Pop/Rock:
  • %cAdele% - "Hello"
  • %cJustin Bieber% - "Love Yourself"
  • %cDrake% ft. %cWizkid% & %cKyla% - "One Dance"
Favorite Male Artist - Soul/R&B:
  • %cChris Brown%
  • %cBryson Tiller%
  • %cThe Weeknd%
Favorite Female Artist - Soul/R&B:
  • %cBeyonce Knowles%
  • %cJanet Jackson%
  • %cRihanna%
Favorite Song - Soul/R&B:
  • %cDrake% ft. %cWizkid% & %cKyla% - "One Dance"
  • %cRihanna% ft. %cDrake% - "Work"
  • %cBryson Tiller% - "Don't"
Favorite Album - Soul/R&B:
  • %cBeyonce Knowles% - "Lemonade"
  • %cRihanna% - "Anti"
  • %cBryson Tiller% - "Trapsoul"
Favorite Artist - Rap/Hip-Hop:
  • %cDrake%
  • %cFetty Wap%
  • %cFuture%
Favorite Song - Rap/Hip-Hop:
  • %cDesiigner% - "Panda"
  • %cDrake% - "Hotline Bling"
  • %cFetty Wap% - "679"
Favorite Album - Rap/Hip-Hop: Favorite Artist - EDM:
  • %cThe Chainsmokers%
  • %cCalvin Harris%
  • %cMajor Lazer%
Favorite Male Artist - Country:
  • %cLuke Bryan%
  • %cThomas Rhett%
  • %cBlake Shelton%
Favorite Female Artist - Country:
  • %cKelsea Ballerini%
  • %cCam%
  • %cCarrie Underwood%
Favorite Duo or Group - Country:
  • %cFlorida Georgia Line%
  • %cOld Dominion%
  • %cZac Brown Band%
Favorite Album - Country: Favorite Song - Country:
  • %cFlorida Georgia Line% - "H.O.L.Y."
  • %cTim McGraw% - "Humble and Kind"
  • %cThomas Rhett% - "Die a Happy Man"
Favorite Artist - Adult Contemporary:
  • %cAdele%
  • %cRachel Platten%
  • %cMeghan Trainor%
Favorite Artist - Alternative Rock:
  • %cColdplay%
  • %cTwenty One Pilots%
  • %cX Ambassadors%
Favorite Artist - Latin:
  • %cJ Balvin%
  • %cEnrique Iglesias%
  • %cNicky Jam%
Favorite Artist - Contemporary Inspirational:
  • %cLauren Daigle%
  • %cHillsong UNITED%
  • %cChris Tomlin%
Top Soundtrack: Video of the Year:
  • %cJustin Bieber% - "Sorry"
  • %cDesiigner% - "Panda"
  • %cRihanna% ft. %cDrake% - "Work"
Tour of the Year:
  • %cBeyonce Knowles%
  • %cMadonna%
  • %cBruce Springsteen% and %cThe E Street Band%

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