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2017 American Music Awards nominees announced

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 // Oct 12, 2017

The 45th annual American Music Awards go down next month and the artists who will be vying for its honors have just been announced. Bruno Mars leads the pack with eight nominations, while Drake, Kendrick Lamar, and The Weeknd follow with five nods each.

While Bruno, Drizzy, and K.Dot will go head-to-head for the ultimate award of Artist of the Year, Rae Sremmurd will combat Post Malone for New Artist of the Year. See the rest of the nominations below.

The American Music Awards 2017 are set to air live from L.A.'s Microsoft Theater on Nov. 19 at 8 p.m. ET on ABC.


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ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Drake

Kendrick Lamar

Bruno Mars

The Chainsmokers

Ed Sheeran

NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Rae Sremmurd

Post Malone

James Arthur

Niall Horan

Julia Michaels

VIDEO OF THE YEAR

Bruno Mars, "That's What I Like"

Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee, "Despacito"

Ed Sheeran, "Shape of You"

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 feat. Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance the Rapper & Lil Wayne, "I'm The One"

Kendrick Lamar, "Humble."

Rae Sremmurd feat. Gucci Mane, "Black Beatles"

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – SOUL/R&B

Childish Gambino

Bruno Mars

The Weeknd

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – SOUL/R&B

Beyonce

Kehlani

Rihanna

FAVORITE ALBUM – SOUL/R&B

Childish Gambino, Awaken My Love!

Bruno Mars, 24K Magic

The Weeknd, Starboy

FAVORITE SONG – SOUL/R&B

Khalid, "Location"

Bruno Mars, "That's What I Like"

The Weeknd, "Starboy"

COLLABORATION OF THE YEAR

DJ Khaled feat. Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance the Rapper & Lil Wayne, "I'm The One"

The Weeknd feat. Daft Punk, "Starboy"

Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee feat. Justin Bieber, "Despacito"

Maroon 5 feat. Kendrick Lamar, "Don't Wanna Know"

The Chainsmokers feat. Halsey, "Closer"

See the full list of nominees here.

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