2015 American Music Awards Nominees List

The 2015 American Music Awards will broadcast live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday, November 22 at 8:00pm ET on ABC.

The show, hosted by actress, singer and American Idol judge, Jennifer Lopez, will feature performances from today’s biggest artists and present fan-voted awards in the categories of Pop/Rock, Country, Rap/Hip-Hop, Soul/R&B, Alternative Rock, Adult Contemporary, Latin, Contemporary Inspirational, Electronic Dance Music, as well as categories for New Artist of the Year Presented by Kohl’s, Collaboration of the Year Un-leashed by T-Mobile, Artist of the Year, Song of the Year and Top Soundtrack.

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Recording artists Joe Jonas and Charlie Puth revealed six categories of nominees on ABC’s Good Morning America. Immediately following the broadcast, five additional categories were announced in real time via Snapchat. ABC News then livestreamed the remaining 12 categories and included a recap of all nominees in the 11 previously-announced categories.

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.

ARTIST OF THE YEAR

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

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 – RAP/HIP-HOP

Drake
Fetty Wap
Nicki Minaj

FAVORITE ALBUM – RAP/HIP-HOP

J. Cole “2014 Forest Hills Drive”
Drake “If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late”
Nicki Minaj “The Pinkprint”

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – 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 – ELECTRONIC DANCE MUSIC (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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