Monday, October 10, 2016

Joe Jonas and Rachel Platten Reveal 2016 AMA Nominees

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The young celebrities hosted appeared with Robin Wright to make the big announcement.



 Pop music “stans” have more to butt heads over online as Monday morning (10/10) came with the announcement of this year’s American Music Award nominees.





   “Fight Song” singer Rachel Platten announced the full list of nominees alongside DNCE singer Joe Jonas on Good Morning America. Jonas is proving you can have your cake by the ocean and eat it too, as the 27 year-old’s band found themselves on the list of contenders this year. The awards are given out based on an online voting system open to all fans and Twitter users.

   Drake’s “Views”  continued its record-smashing dominance in the industry with 13 nominations. October’s very own is in good company, contending with the likes of Rihanna, Adele, and Beyonce. More of a performance event than recognition of excellence, the American Music Awards are set to air on ABC November 20th. Check out the full list of nominees below.

ARTIST OF THE YEAR
NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR UN-LEASHED BY T-MOBILE
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 TrainorFeaturing John Legend “Like I’m Gonna Lose You”
TOUR OF THE YEAR
Beyoncé
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
FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – COUNTRY
Carrie Underwood
FAVORITE DUO or GROUP – COUNTRY
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
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
The Weeknd
FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – SOUL/R&B
Beyoncé
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
Twenty One Pilots
FAVORITE ARTIST - ADULT CONTEMPORARY
Adele
Meghan Trainor
FAVORITE ARTIST - LATIN
FAVORITE ARTIST - CONTEMPORARY INSPIRATIONAL
Hillsong UNITED
FAVORITE ARTIST - ELECTRONIC DANCE MUSIC (EDM)
The Chainsmokers
TOP SOUNDTRACK
Purple Rain
Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Suicide Squad: The Album