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2015 American Music Awards Nominations Announced

2015 American Music Awards

2015 American Music Awards

The 43rd American Music Awards will be held on November 22, 2015, at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California. The American Music Awards pays tribute to today’s most influential and iconic artists. Jennifer Lopez was announced as the host for the show. The American Music Awards are produced by Dick Clark Productions, a sister company of The Hollywood Reporter and Billboard.

The American Music Awards features performances from today’s hottest artists and presents fan-voted awards in the categories of Pop/Rock, Alternative Rock, Country, Rap/Hip-Hop, Soul/R & B, Adult Contemporary, Contemporary Inspirational, Latin, EDM, Soundtrack, Single of The Year, New Artist of the Year Presented by Kohl’s, and Artist of the Year.
The full list of nominees for 2015 American Music Awards below:

American Music Awards 2015 Nominations
Category Nominees
ARTIST OF THE YEAR Luke Bryan
Ariana Grande
Maroon 5
Nicki Minaj
One Direction
Ed Sheeran
Sam Smith
Taylor Swift
Meghan Trainor
The Weeknd
NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR PRESENTED BY KOHL’S Fetty Wap
Sam Hunt
Tove Lo
Walk The Moon
The Weeknd
SONG OF THE YEAR Wiz Khalifa Featuring Charlie Puth “See You Again”
Mark Ronson Featuring Bruno Mars “Uptown Funk!”
Ed Sheeran “Thinking Out Loud”
Taylor Swift “Blank Space”
The Weeknd “Can’t Feel My Face”
COLLABORATION OF THE YEAR UN-LEASHED BY T-MOBILE Wiz Khalifa Featuring Charlie Puth “See You Again”
Rihanna & Kanye West Featuring Paul McCartney “FourFiveSeconds”
Mark Ronson Featuring Bruno Mars “Uptown Funk!”
Skrillex & Diplo Featuring Justin Bieber “Where Are U Now”
Taylor Swift Featuring Kendrick Lamar “Bad Blood”
FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – POP/ROCK Nick Jonas
Ed Sheeran
Sam Smith
FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – POP/ROCK Ariana Grande
Taylor Swift
Meghan Trainor
FAVORITE DUO OR GROUP – POP/ROCK Maroon 5
One Direction
Walk The Moon
FAVORITE ALBUM – POP/ROCK Ed Sheeran – “x”
Sam Smith - ”In The Lonely Hour”
Taylor Swift – “ 1989″
FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – COUNTRY Jason Aldean
Luke Bryan
Sam Hunt
FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – COUNTRY Kelsea Ballerini
Miranda Lambert
Carrie Underwood
FAVORITE DUO or GROUP – COUNTRY Zac Brown Band
Florida Georgia Line
Little Big Town
FAVORITE ALBUM – COUNTRY Jason Aldean – “ Old Boots, New Dirt “
Florida Georgia Line - ”Anything Goes”
Sam Hunt – “ Montevallo”
FAVORITE ARTIST – RAP/HIP-HOP Drake
Fetty Wap
Nicki Minaj
FAVORITE ALBUM – RAP/HIP-HOP J. Cole – “ 2014 Forest Hills Drive”
Drake – “ If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late”
Nicki Minaj - ”The Pinkprint”
FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – SOUL/R&B Chris Brown
Trey Songz
The Weeknd
FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – SOUL/R&B Beyonce
Mary J.  Blige
Rihanna
FAVORITE ALBUM – SOUL/R&B Chris Brown - ”X”
D’Angelo and The Vanguard - “Black Messiah “
The Weeknd - “Beauty Behind the Madness “
FAVORITE ARTIST – ALTERNATIVE ROCK Fall Out Boy
Hozier
Walk The Moon
FAVORITE ARTIST – ADULT CONTEMPORARY Ed Sheeran
Taylor Swift
Meghan Trainor
FAVORITE ARTIST – LATIN Enrique Iglesias
Ricky Martin
Romeo Santos
FAVORITE ARTIST – CONTEMPORARY INSPIRATIONAL Casting Crowns
Hillsong United
MercyMe
FAVORITE ARTIST – ELECTRONIC DANCE MUSIC (EDM) Calvin Harris
David Guetta
Zedd
TOP SOUNDTRACK Fifty Shades of Grey
Empire: Original Soundtrack from Season 1
Pitch Perfect 2

Taylor Swift is the most nominated artist at the 2015 American Music Awards. she Leads with six Nominations, including artist of the year.

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