AMA 2016 Noms: Drake, Rihanna, Adele, Justin Bieber, Beyonce & More Among Top Nominees [LIST]

The American Music Awards (AMAs) announced their 2016 nominations, with Drake, Rihanna, Adele and Justin Bieber leading in nom totals.

It's bound to be a highly competitive year at the AMAs on Nov. 20, as seen by Monday's nomination list. Drake leads with a whopping 13 nominations, the most in AMAs history for a single year, while girlfriend Rihanna has the second most with seven. Artists nominated for Artist of the Year are some of the absolute hottest names in the industry, including Drake, Rihanna, Adele, Bieber, Beyonce, Selena Gomez, Ariana Grande, Twenty One Pilots, Carrie Underwood and The Weeknd.

Then there's the New Artist of the Year category, which has gone to such acclaimed artists as Grande, 5 Seconds of Summer and Sam Hunt in past years. This year, nominees include Alessia Cara, The Chainsmokers, DNCE, Shawn Mendes and ZAYN.

Check out the full list of AMA nominations for 2016 below!

ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Adele
Beyoncé
Justin Bieber
Drake
Selena Gomez
Ariana Grande
Rihanna
Twenty One Pilots
Carrie Underwood
The Weeknd

NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR UN-LEASHED BY T-MOBILE

Alessia Cara
The Chainsmokers
DNCE
Shawn Mendes
ZAYN

COLLABORATION OF THE YEAR

The Chainsmokers feat. Daya - "Don't Let Me Down"
Drake feat. Wizkid & Kyla - "One Dance"
Fifth Harmony feat. Ty Dolla $ign - "Work From Home"
Rihanna feat. Drake - "Work"
Meghan Trainor feat. John Legend - "Like I'm Gonna Lose You"

TOUR OF THE YEAR

Beyoncé
Madonna
Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band

VIDEO OF THE YEAR

Justin Bieber - "Sorry"
Desiigner - "Panda"
Rihanna feat. Drake - "Work"

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST - POP/ROCK

Justin Bieber
Drake
The Weeknd

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST - POP/ROCK

Adele
Selena Gomez
Rihanna

FAVORITE DUO OR GROUP - POP/ROCK

The Chainsmokers
DNCE
Twenty One Pilots

FAVORITE ALBUM - POP/ROCK

Adele - 25
Justin Bieber - Purpose
Drake - Views

FAVORITE SONG- POP/ROCK

Adele - "Hello"
Justin Bieber - "Love Yourself"
Drake feat. Wizkid & Kyla - "One Dance"

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST - COUNTRY

Luke Bryan
Thomas Rhett
Blake Shelton

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST - COUNTRY

Kelsea Ballerini
Cam
Carrie Underwood

FAVORITE DUO or GROUP - COUNTRY

Florida Georgia Line
Old Dominion
Zac Brown Band

FAVORITE ALBUM - COUNTRY

Luke Bryan - Kill the Lights
Chris Stapleton - Traveller
Carrie Underwood - Storyteller

FAVORITE SONG - COUNTRY

Florida Georgia Line - "H.O.L.Y."
Tim McGraw - "Humble And Kind"
Thomas Rhett - "Die A Happy Man"

FAVORITE ARTIST - RAP/HIP-HOP

Drake
Fetty Wap
Future

FAVORITE ALBUM - RAP/HIP-HOP

Drake - Views
Drake & Future - What A Time To Be Alive
Fetty Wap - Fetty Wap

FAVORITE SONG - RAP/HIP-HOP

Desiigner - "Panda"
Drake - "Hotline Bling"
Fetty Wap - "679"

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST - SOUL/R&B

Chris Brown
Bryson Tiller
The Weeknd

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST - SOUL/R&B

Beyoncé
Janet Jackson
Rihanna

FAVORITE ALBUM - SOUL/R&B

Beyoncé - Lemonade
Rihanna - Anti
Bryson Tiller - T R A P S O U L

FAVORITE SONG - SOUL/R&B

Drake feat. Wizkid & Kyla - "One Dance"
Rihanna feat. Drake - "Work"
Bryson Tiller - "Don't"

FAVORITE ARTIST - ALTERNATIVE ROCK

Coldplay
Twenty One Pilots
X Ambassadors

FAVORITE ARTIST - ADULT CONTEMPORARY

Adele
Rachel Platten
Meghan Trainor

FAVORITE ARTIST - LATIN

J Balvin
Enrique Iglesias
Nicky Jam

FAVORITE ARTIST - CONTEMPORARY INSPIRATIONAL

Lauren Daigle
Hillsong UNITED
Chris Tomlin

FAVORITE ARTIST - ELECTRONIC DANCE MUSIC (EDM)

The Chainsmokers
Calvin Harris
Major Lazer

TOP SOUNDTRACK

Purple Rain
Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Suicide Squad: The Album

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