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The American Music Awards nominees have been announced! Fans are excited to watch the 2016 AMAs on Sunday at 8:00 p.m. EST on ABC to find out which of their favorite artists will win! We’ve got the full list of nominees for you to see—find out if your favorite artists made the list!

It’s mid-week and people are wondering when are the American Music Awards 2016? The show to celebrate accomplished artists kicks off this Sunday, November 20 at 8:00 p.m. EST, so tune into ABC if you want to see it! Fans had a month to vote for the American Music Awards nominees, and it looks like Rihanna and Justin Bieber will be battling it out against Selena Gomez, Carrie Underwood, and Ariana Grande to take away the title. One nominee is already topping the list with nine nominations! Here’s what you need to know about the American Music Awards nominations.

American Music Awards 2016 Nominees

Who is the artist with the most nominations? Toronto rapper Drake has already racked up nine nominations, while his ex-girlfriend, pop sensation Rihanna has six. Bieber tailgates with five nominations, Gomez has two and Ariana Grande has only one. Even so, Grande will be teaming up with Nicki Minaj to sing their steamy collaboration, “Side to Side,” the track that is currently in the No. 6 spot on the Billboard Hot 100! Thursday is the last day to vote for the Artist of the Year category at, so be sure to vote for your favorite artist before then! Here’s the full list of the nominees:


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Favorite Album, Pop/Rock Adele (25)
Justin Bieber (Purpose)
Drake (Views)
Favorite Female Artist, Pop/Rock Adele
Selena Gomez
Favorite Male Artist, Pop/Rock Justin Bieber
The Weeknd
Favorite Artist, Adult Contemporary Adele
Rachel Platten
Meghan Trainor
Favorite Duo or Group, Pop/Rock The Chainsmokers
Twenty One Pilots
Artist of the Year Adele
Justin Bieber
Selena Gomez
Ariana Grande
Twenty One Pilots
Carrie Underwood
The Weeknd
Favorite Female Artist, Soul/R&B Beyoncé
Janet Jackson
Collab of the Year The Chainsmokers&Daya
Drake, Kyla &Wizkid
Fifth Harmony & Ty Dolla $ign
Rihanna & Drake
Meghan Trainor & John Legend
New Artist of the Year Un-leashed by T-Mobile Alessia Cara
The Chainsmokers
Shawn Mendes
Zayn Malik
Video of the Year Justin Bieber (“Sorry”)
Desiigner (“Panda”)
Rihanna & Drake (“Work”)
Favorite Artist, Rap/Hip-Hop Drake
Fetty Wap
Favorite Female Artist, Country Kelsea Ballerini
Carrie Underwood
Favorite Album, Country Luke Bryan
Chris Stapleton
Carrie Underwood
Favorite Song, Country Florida Georgia Line
Tim McGraw
Thomas Rhett
Favorite Artist, EDM The Chainsmokers
Calvin Harris
Major Lazer
Favorite Artist, Alternative Rock Coldplay
Twenty One Pilots
X Ambassadors
Favorite Artist, Contemporary Inspirational Lauren Daigle
Hillsong United
Chris Tomlin
Favorite Artist, Latin Enrique Iglesias
Nicky Jam
J Balvin
Top Soundtrack Prince (Purple Rain)
Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Suicide Squad
Favorite Duo or Group, Country Florida Georgia Line
Old Dominion
Zac Brown Band
Favorite Song, Rap/Hip-Hop Desiigner (“Panda”)
Drake (“Hotline Bling”)
Fetty Wap (“679”)
Favorite Album, Soul/R&B Beyoncé (Lemonade)
Rihanna (Anti)
Bryson Tiller (TRAPSOUL)
Favorite Song, Pop/Rock Adele (“Hello”)
Justin Bieber (“Love Yourself”)
Drake feat. Wizkid& Kyla (“One Dance”)
Tour of the Year Madonna
Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band
Favorite Male Artist, Soul/R&B Chris Brown
Bryson Tiller
The Weeknd

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