American Music Awards: Full List of Nominations

7:12 AM 10/12/2017

by Kirsten Chuba

Bruno Mars, Drake and Ed Sheeran are among the top contenders.

Bruno Mars, who leads the 2017 American Music Awards Nominations
Bruno Mars, who leads the 2017 American Music Awards Nominations
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Nominees for the 2017 American Music Awards were announced Thursday morning on ABC's Good Morning America. Singer Ciara revealed six of the categories on air, with the remainder released via Facebook Live on the American Music Awards and Billboard pages.

Bruno Mars leads the nominations with eight, followed by Ed Sheeran, Drake, Kendrick Lamar, The Chainsmokers and The Weeknd, who each have five nominations. 

This year celebrates 45 years of the AMAs, which is the world's largest fan-voted awards show. The 2017 show will broadcast live on ABC on Nov. 19 from Los Angeles' Microsoft Theater and is produced by dick clark productions. 

  • Artist of the Year

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

    Niall Horan
    Niall Horan
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    James Arthur
    Niall Horan
    Julia Michaels
    Post Malone
    Rae Sremmurd
  • Collaboration of the Year

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

    Coldplay
    Coldplay
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    Garth Brooks
    Coldplay
    U2
  • Video of the Year

    Dave Hogan/MTV 2016
    Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee - “Despacito”
    Bruno Mars -  “That’s What I Like”
    Ed Sheeran - “Shape of You”
  • Favorite Male Artist - Pop/Rock

    Drake
    Drake
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    Drake
    Bruno Mars
    Ed Sheeran
  • Favorite Female Artist - Pop/Rock

    Lady Gaga
    Lady Gaga
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    Alessia Cara
    Lady Gaga
    Rihanna
  • Favorite Duo or Group - Pop/Rock

    Imagine Dragons
    Imagine Dragons
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    The Chainsmokers
    Coldplay
    Imagine Dragons
  • Favorite Album - Pop/Rock

    The Weeknd
    The Weeknd
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    Drake -  “More Life”
    Bruno Mars - “24K Magic”
    The Weeknd - “Starboy”
  • Favorite Song - Pop/Rock

    Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee
    Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee
    The Chainsmokers Featuring Halsey - “Closer”
    Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee Featuring Justin Bieber - “Despacito”
    Ed Sheeran - “Shape of You”
  • Favorite Male Artist - Country

    Keith Urban
    Keith Urban
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    Sam Hunt
    Thomas Rhett
    Keith Urban
  • Favorite Female Artist - Country

    Miranda Lambert
    Miranda Lambert
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    Miranda Lambert
    Maren Morris
    Carrie Underwood
  • Favorite Duo or Group - Country

    Florida Georgia Line
    Florida Georgia Line
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    Florida Georgia Line
    Little Big Town
    Old Dominion
  • Favorite Album - Country

    Jason Aldean
    Jason Aldean
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    Jason Aldean - “They Don’t Know”
    Chris Stapleton - “From A Room:, Vol. 1”
    Keith Urban - “Ripcord”
  • Favorite Song - Country

    San Hunt
    San Hunt
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    Sam Hunt - “Body Like A Back Road”
    Jon Pardi - “Dirt On My Boots”
    Keith Urban - “Blue Ain’t Your Color”
  • Favorite Artist - Rap/Hip-Hop

    Kendrick Lamar
    Kendrick Lamar
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    Drake
    Kendrick Lamar
    Migos
  • Favorite Album - Rap/Hip-Hop

    Migos
    Migos
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    Drake - “More Life”
    Kendrick Lamar - “Damn.”
    Migos - “Culture”
  • Favorite Song - Rap/Hip-Hop

    DJ Khaled
    DJ Khaled
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    DJ Khaled Featuring Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance The Rapper & Lil Wayne - “I’m The One”
    Kendrick Lamar - “Humble.”
    Rae Sremmurd Featuring Gucci Mane - “Black Beatles”
  • Favorite Male Artist - Soul/R&B

    Childish Cambino
    Childish Cambino
    Matthew Eisman/Getty Images
    Childish Gambino
    Bruno Mars
    The Weeknd
  • Favorite Female Artist - Soul/R&B

    Beyonce
    Beyonce
    Ian Gavan/Getty Images
    Beyonce
    Kehlani
    Rihanna
  • Favorite Album - Soul/R&B

    Bruno Mars
    Bruno Mars
    Dave Hogan/MTV 2016
    Childish Gambino - “Awaken My Love!”
    Bruno Mars - “24K Magic”
    The Weeknd - “Starboy”
  • Favorite Song - Soul/R&B

    The Weeknd
    The Weeknd
    Suzi Pratt/Getty Images
    Khalid - “Location”
    Bruno Mars - “That’s What I Like”
    The Weeknd - “Starboy”
  • Favorite Artist - Alternative Rock

    Linkin Park
    Linkin Park
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    Imagine Dragons
    Linkin Park
    Twenty One Pilots
  • Favorite Artist - Adult Contemporary

    Shawn Mendes
    Shawn Mendes
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    Bruno Mars
    Shawn Mendes
    Ed Sheeran
  • Favorite Artist - Latin

    Shakira
    Shakira
    Luis Fonsi
    Daddy Yankee
    Shakira
  • Favorite Artist - Contemporary Inspirational

    Lauren Daigle
    Lauren Daigle
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    Lauren Daigle
    MercyMe
    Chris Tomlin
  • Favorite Artist - Electronic Dance Music (EDM)

    Calvin Harris
    Calvin Harris
    The Chainsmokers
    Calvin Harris
    DJ Snake
  • Top Soundtrack

    'Moana'
    'Moana'
    Courtesy of Disney
    Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2: Awesome Mix Vol. 2
    Moana
    Trolls
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