2015 American Music Awards: Taylor Swift Leads Nominations

  • By Olamide Onipede


The 2015 American Music Awards nominations were announced on Tuesday morning.

Taylor Swift leads this year’s pack of nominees. She scored six nods, including Artist Of The Year and Song Of The Year for “Blank Space.” Ed Sheeran and The Weeknd follow with five nominations each.

This year’s AMAs are set to take place from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on November 22, and will air live on ABC. The awards will be hosted by Jennifer Lopez, who will also perform at the awards show in advance of her Las Vegas show “All I Have.”Gossip Cop will have full coverage.

Check out the full list of nominations below…

Artist Of The Year
Luke Bryan
Ariana Grande
Nicki Minaj
Maroon 5
Ed Sheeran
Sam Smith
Taylor Swift
One Direction
Meghan Trainor
The Weeknd

Song Of The Year
Wiz Khalifa and Charlie Puth, “See You Again”
Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars, “Uptown Funk”
Ed Sheeran, “Thinking Out Loud”
Taylor Swift, “Blank Space”
The Weeknd, “Can’t Feel My Face”

Collaboration Of The Year
Wiz Khalifa and Charlie Puth, “See You Again”
Rihanna, Kanye West, Paul McCartney, “FourFiveSeconds”
Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars, “Uptown Funk”
Justin Bieber, Skrillex, Diplo, “Where Are U Now”
Taylor Swift and Kendrick Lamar, “Bad Blood”

Favorite Pop/Rock Album
Ed Sheeran, X
Sam Smith, In The Lonely Hour
Taylor Swift, 1989

Favorite Female Pop/Rock Artist
Taylor Swift
Ariana Grande
Meghan Trainor

Favorite Male Pop/Rock Artist
Joe Jonas
Ed Sheeran
Sam Smith

Favorite Pop/Rock Duo Or Group
Walk The Moon
Maroon 5
One Direction

New Artist Of The Year
Fetty Wap
Sam Hunt
Tove Lo
Walk The Moon
The Weeknd

Favorite Country Album
Jason Aldean, Old Boots, New Dirt
Sam Hunt, Montevallo
Florida Georgia Line, Anything Goes

Favorite Female Country Artist
Kelsea Ballerini
Miranda Lambert
Carrie Underwood

Favorite Male Country Artist
Luke Bryan
Sam Hunt
Jason Aldean

Favorite Country Duo Or Group
Zac Brown Band
Little Big Town
Florida Georgia Line

Favorite EDM Artist
Calvin Harris
David Guetta

Favorite EDM Album
Calvin Harris, Motion
David Guetta, Listen
Zedd, True Colors

Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Artist
Nicki Minaj
Fetty Wap

Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Album
Nicki Minaj, The Pinkprint
Drake, If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late
J. Cole, 2014 Forest Hills Drive

Favorite Female Soul/R&B Artist
Mary J. Blige

Favorite Male Soul R&B Artist
Chris Brown
The Weeknd
Trey Songz

Favorite Soul/R&B Album
Chris Brown, X
The Weeknd, Beauty Behind The Madness
D’Angelo, Black Messiah

Favorite Alternative Rock Artist
Walk The Moon
Fall Out Boy

Favorite Adult Contemporary Artist
Ed Sheeran
Taylor Swift
Meghan Trainor

Favorite Latin Artist
Ricky Martin
Romeo Santos
Enrique Iglesias

Favorite Contemporary/Inspirational Artist
Casting Crowns
Hillsong United

Favorite Soundtrack
Fifty Shades Of Grey
Pitch Perfect 2

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