Drake Sets American Music Awards Record With 13 Nominations

By Sarah Carroll

Drake earned 13 American Music Awards nominations Monday, breaking a previous record set by Michael Jackson in 1984.

Rihanna racked up seven nominations, Adele and Justin Bieber tied with five nods apiece, and Beyonce and The Chainsmokers each received four nominations.

Nominations are based on sales, airplay, and social activity tracked by Billboard magazine and its partners, but it’s the fans that get to decide who wins. You can vote now on the American Music Awards website or through Facebook and Twitter.

The AMAs will broadcast live from the Microsoft Theater here in Los Angeles on Sunday, Nov. 20, at 8 p.m. ET on ABC.

Read the entire list of nominations 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 Featuring Daya “Don’t Let Me Down”
  • Drake Featuring Wizkid & Kyla “One Dance”
  • Fifth Harmony Featuring Ty Dolla $Ign “Work From Home”
  • Rihanna Featuring Drake “Work”
  • Meghan Trainor Featuring 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 Featuring 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 Featuring 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

  • Zac Brown Band
  • Florida Georgia Line
  • Old Dominion

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 Featuring Wizkid & Kyla “One Dance”
  • Rihanna Featuring 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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