Tuesday, 13 October 2015


The 2015 American Music Awards nominations were announced on Tuesday morning. Check out the list of nominees below!
The first round of six categories were announced by Joe Jonas and Charlie Puth on “Good Morning America.” That was followed by a live stream revealing the other categories, which cover virtually every genre of music. Among the awards categories are Song of the Year, Artist of the Year, New Artist of the Year, Top Soundtrack, and various Favorite Artist and Album awards in such genres as Pop/Rock, Rap/Hip-Hop, Soul/R&B, Country, Alternative Rock, Adult Contemporary, Electronic Dance Music, and Contemporary/Inspirational.
Taylor Swift leads this year’s pack of nominees. She scored six nods, including Artist Of The Year and Song Of The Year for “Blank Space.” Ed Sheeran and The Weeknd follow with five nominations each.
This year’s AMAs are set to take place from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on November 22, and will air live on ABC. The awards will be hosted by Jennifer Lopez, who will also perform at the awards show in advance of her Las Vegas show “All I Have.” Gossip Cop will have full coverage.
Check out the full list of nominations below. TELL US: Who are you rooting for?!

Artist Of The Year
Luke Bryan
Ariana Grande
Nicki Minaj
Maroon 5
Ed Sheeran
Sam Smith
Taylor Swift
One Direction
Meghan Trainor
The Weeknd
Song Of The Year
Wiz Khalifa and Charlie Puth, “See You Again”
Mark Ronson and 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 and Charlie Puth, “See You Again”
Rihanna, Kanye West, Paul McCartney, “FourFiveSeconds”
Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars, “Uptown Funk”
Justin Bieber, Skrillex, Diplo, “Where Are U Now”
Taylor Swift and Kendrick Lamar, “Bad Blood”
Favorite Pop/Rock Album
Ed Sheeran, X
Sam Smith, In The Lonely Hour
Taylor Swift, 1989
Favorite Female Pop/Rock Artist
Taylor Swift
Ariana Grande
Meghan Trainor
Favorite Male Pop/Rock Artist
Joe Jonas
Ed Sheeran
Sam Smith
Favorite Pop/Rock Duo Or Group
Walk The Moon
Maroon 5
One Direction
New Artist Of The Year
Fetty Wap
Sam Hunt
Tove Lo
Walk The Moon
The Weeknd
Favorite Country Album
Jason Aldean, Old Boots, New Dirt
Sam Hunt, Montevallo
Florida Georgia Line, Anything Goes
Favorite Female Country Artist
Kelsea Ballerini
Miranda Lambert
Carrie Underwood
Favorite Male Country Artist
Luke Bryan
Sam Hunt
Jason Aldean
Favorite Country Duo Or Group
Zac Brown Band
Little Big Town
Florida Georgia Line
Favorite EDM Artist
Calvin Harris
David Guetta
Favorite EDM Album
Calvin Harris, Motion
David Guetta, Listen
Zedd, True Colors
Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Artist
Nicki Minaj
Fetty Wap
Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Album
Nicki Minaj, The Pinkprint
Drake, If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late
J. Cole, 2014 Forest Hills Drive
Favorite Female Soul/R&B Artist
Mary J. Blige
Favorite Male Soul R&B Artist
Chris Brown
The Weeknd
Trey Songz
Favorite Soul/R&B Album
Chris Brown, X
The Weeknd, Beauty Behind The Madness
D’Angelo, Black Messiah
Favorite Alternative Rock Artist
Walk The Moon
Fall Out Boy
Favorite Adult Contemporary Artist
Ed Sheeran
Taylor Swift
Meghan Trainor
Favorite Latin Artist
Ricky Martin
Romeo Santos
Enrique Iglesias
Favorite Contemporary/Inspirational Artist
Casting Crowns
Hillsong United
Favorite Soundtrack
Fifty Shades Of Grey
Pitch Perfect 2


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