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American Music Awards 2017 Nominees Include Bruno Mars, Ed Sheeran & More

By Steve Dove | Oct 12th, 2017

The American Music Awards 2017 nominees have been announced! International music sensation Ciara announced six categories from the nominees live on ABC's Good Morning America this morning, and the nominees include Bruno Mars, who leads the pack with eight nominations including Artist of the Year, plus The Chainsmokers, Drake, Kendrick Lamar and Ed Sheeran who are all tied with five nominations each. But now that the nominations are out, it's not up to us who will win, it's up to you! Cast your votes for the 2017 American Music Awards by going to voteamas.com and you decide who will win big when the American Music Awards air LIVE SUNDAY NOV 19 8|7c on ABC! Until then, here's the complete list of nominees.

ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Bruno Mars
The Chainsmokers
Drake
Kendrick Lamar
Ed Sheeran

Drake

NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR Presented by T-Mobile
James Arthur
Niall Horan
Julia Michaels
Post Malone
Rae Sremmurd

COLLABORATION OF THE YEAR Presented by XFINITY
The Chainsmokers featuring Halsey - "Closer"
DJ Khaled featuring Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance the Rapper and Lil Wayne - "I'm the One"
Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee featuring Justin Bieber - "Despacito"
Maroon 5 featuring Kendrick Lamar - "Don't Wanna Know"
The Weeknd featuring Daft Punk - "Starboy" 

TOUR OF THE YEAR
Garth Brooks
Coldplay
U2

VIDEO OF THE YEAR
Bruno Mars - "That's What I Like"
Luis Fonsi featuring Daddy Yankee - "Despacito"
Ed Sheeran - "Shape of You"

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST - POP/ROCK
Bruno Mars
Drake
Ed Sheeran

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST - POP/ROCK
Alessia Cara
Lady Gaga
Rihanna

Alessia Cara

FAVORITE DUO OR GROUP - POP/ROCK
The Chainsmokers
Coldplay
Imagine Dragons

FAVORITE ALBUM - POP/ROCK
Bruno Mars - 24K Magic
Drake - More Life
The Weeknd - Starboy

FAVORITE SONG - POP/ROCK
The Chainsmokers featuring Halsey - "Closer"
Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee featuring Justin Bieber - "Despacito"
Ed Sheeran - "Shape of You"

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST - COUNTRY
Sam Hunt
Thomas Rhett
Keith Urban

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST - COUNTRY
Miranda Lambert
Maren Morris
Carrie Underwood

FAVORITE DUO OR GROUP - COUNTRY
Florida Georgia Line
Little Big Town
Old Dominion

Florida Georgia Line

FAVORITE ALBUM - COUNTRY
Jason Aldean - They Don't Know
Chris Stapleton - From A Room: Volume 1
Keith Urban - Ripcord

FAVORITE SONG - COUNTRY
Sam Hunt "Body Like A Back Road"
Jon Pardi "Dirt On My Boots"
Keith Urban "Blue Ain't Your Color"

FAVORITE ARTIST - RAP/HIP-HOP
Drake
Kendrick Lamar
Migos

FAVORITE ALBUM - RAP/HIP-HOP
Drake - More Life
Kendrick Lamar - DAMN.
Migos - Culture

FAVORITE SONG - RAP/HIP-HOP
DJ Khaled featuring Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance the Rapper and Lil Wayne - "I'm the One"
Kendrick Lamar - "HUMBLE."
Rae Sremmurd featuring Gucci Mane - "Black Beatles"

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST - SOUL/R&B
Bruno Mars
Childish Gambino
The Weeknd

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST - SOUL/R&B
Beyoncé
Kehlani
Rihanna

FAVORITE ALBUM - SOUL/R&B
Bruno Mars - 24K Magic
Childish Gambino - Awaken, My Love!
The Weeknd - Starboy

FAVORITE SONG - SOUL/R&B
Bruno Mars - "That's What I Like"
Khalid - "Location"
The Weeknd - "Starboy"

FAVORITE ARTIST - ALTERNATIVE ROCK
Imagine Dragons
Linkin Park
twenty one pilots

FAVORITE ARTIST - ADULT CONTEMPORARY
Bruno Mars
Shawn Mendes
Ed Sheeran

FAVORITE ARTIST - LATIN
Daddy Yankee
Luis Fonsi
Shakira 

FAVORITE ARTIST - CONTEMPORARY INSPIRATIONAL
Lauren Daigle
MercyMe
Chris Tomlin

FAVORITE ARTIST - ELECTRONIC DANCE MUSIC (EDM)
The Chainsmokers
DJ Snake
Calvin Harris

TOP SOUNDTRACK
Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2: Awesome Mix Vol. 2
Moana
Trolls

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