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

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

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

    'Despacito'
    'Despacito'
    Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee Featuring Justin Bieber - “Despacito” (WINNER)
    The Chainsmokers Featuring Halsey -  “Closer”
    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
    Coldplay (WINNER)
    Garth Brooks
    U2
  • Video of the Year

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Kendrick Lamar
    Kendrick Lamar
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    Kendrick Lamar - “Damn.” (WINNER)
    Drake - “More Life”
    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” (WINNER)
    Kendrick Lamar - “Humble.”
    Rae Sremmurd Featuring Gucci Mane - “Black Beatles”
  • Favorite Male Artist - Soul/R&B

    Bruno Mars
    Bruno Mars
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    Bruno Mars (WINNER)
    Childish Gambino
    The Weeknd
  • Favorite Female Artist - Soul/R&B

    Beyonce
    Beyonce
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    Beyonce (WINNER)
    Kehlani
    Rihanna
  • Favorite Album - Soul/R&B

    Bruno Mars
    Bruno Mars
    Atlantic Records
    Bruno Mars - “24K Magic” (WINNER)
    Childish Gambino - “Awaken My Love!”
    The Weeknd - “Starboy”
  • Favorite Song - Soul/R&B

    Bruno Mars
    Bruno Mars
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    Bruno Mars - “That’s What I Like” (WINNER)
    Khalid - “Location”
    The Weeknd - “Starboy”
  • Favorite Artist - Alternative Rock

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

    Shawn Mendes
    Shawn Mendes
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    Shawn Mendes (WINNER)
    Bruno Mars
    Ed Sheeran
  • Favorite Artist - Latin

    Shakira
    Shakira
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    Shakira (WINNER)
    Luis Fonsi
    Daddy Yankee
     
  • Favorite Artist - Contemporary Inspirational

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

    The Chainsmokers
    The Chainsmokers
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    The Chainsmokers (WINNER)
    Calvin Harris
    DJ Snake
  • Top Soundtrack

    'Moana'
    'Moana'
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    Moana (WINNER)
    Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2: Awesome Mix Vol. 2
    Trolls
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