Drake, Chainsmokers, Bruno Mars Lead 2017 AMA Nominations

Drake, The Chainsmokers, Bruno Mars, and Ed Sheeran lead this year’s American Music Award nominations, which were revealed today by Ciara on Good Morning America. “It’s a huge honor and it makes you feel like you’ve really accomplished something,“ Ciara said about how it feels to be nominated for an AMA. Also commenting on that feeling was pop star Halsey, who both performed on today’s GMA and learned she was nominated for an AMA thanks to her Chainsmokers collaboration “Closer.“ “I was hoping. I had my fingers crossed,“ the first-time nominee admitted. “It’s unbelievable.“ The 2017 AMAs will air live on ABC at 8 p.m. ET on November 19. Here are the nominees in several major categories; click the link for a full list.Artist of the YearThe ChainsmokersDrakeKendrick LamarBruno MarsEd Sheeran Favorite Male Artist – Pop/RockDrakeBruno MarsEd SheeranFavorite Female Artist – Pop/RockAlessia CaraLady GagaRihanna Favorite Duo/Group – Pop/RockThe ChainsmokersColdplayImagine Dragons Favorite Album – Pop/RockDrake, More LifeBruno Mars, 24K MagicThe Weeknd, Starboy Favorite Male Artist – CountrySam HuntThomas RhettKeith Urban Favorite Female Artist – CountryMiranda LambertMaren MorrisCarrie UnderwoodFavorite Duo or Group – CountryFlorida Georgia LineLittle Big TownOld Dominion Favorite Album – CountryJason Aldean, They Don’t KnowChris Stapleton, From a Room, Vol. 1Keith Urban, RipcordFavorite Song, Pop/RockThe Chainsmokers feat. Halsey, “Closer“Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee feat. Justin Bieber, “Despacito“Ed Sheeran, “Shape of You“Favorite Song, CountrySam Hunt, “Body Like a Back Road“Jon Pardi, “Dirt on My Boots“Keith Urban, “Blue Ain’t Your Color“Favorite Song – Soul/R&BKhalid, “Location“Bruno Mars, “That’s What I Like“The Weeknd, “Starboy“ Favorite Artist – Rap/Hip-HopDrakeKendrick LamarMigos Favorite Album – Rap/Hip-HopDrake, More LifeKendrick Lamar, DamnMigos, Culture Favorite Male Artist – Soul/R&BChildish GambinoBruno MarsThe Weeknd Favorite Female Artist – Soul/R&BBeyoncéKehlaniRihannaFavorite Album – Soul/R&BChildish Gambino, Awaken My Love!Bruno Mars, 24K MagicThe Weeknd, StarboyFavorite Artist – Alternative RockImagine DragonsLinkin ParkTwenty One PilotsNew Artist of the YearJames ArthurNiall HoranJulia MichaelsPost MaloneRae Sremmurd

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