2015 American Music Awards: Taylor Swift Leads With 6 Nominations

Taylor Swift AMAsRecording artists Joe Jonas and Charlie Puth rose at the crack of dawn to reveal six categories of nominees for the 2015 American Music Awards on ABC’s “Good Morning America.”

As previously announced, Jennifer Lopez will host and perform on the “2015 American Music Awards,” which will broadcast live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday, November 22 at 8:00pm ET on ABC.  

Taylor Swift leads this year with six nominations. Ed Sheeran and The Weeknd tie with five nominations each, while Sam Hunt, Nicki Minaj, Sam Smith, Meghan Trainor and Walk the Moon earn three nominations each. Additionally, Jason Aldean, Chris Brown, Luke Bryan, Drake, Fetty Wap, Florida Georgia Line, Ariana Grande, Maroon 5, Bruno Mars, One Direction, Charlie Puth, Rihanna, Mark Ronson and Wiz Khalifa each receive two nominations. 

ARTIST OF THE YEAR

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

NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR PRESENTED BY KOHL’S

  • Fetty Wap
  • Sam Hunt
  • Tove Lo
  • Walk The Moon
  • The Weeknd

SONG OF THE YEAR

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

COLLABORATION OF THE YEAR UN-LEASHED BY T-MOBILE

  • Wiz Khalifa Featuring Charlie Puth “See You Again”
  • Rihanna & Kanye West Featuring Paul McCartney “FourFiveSeconds”
  • Mark Ronson Featuring Bruno Mars “Uptown Funk!”
  • Skrillex & Diplo Featuring Justin Bieber “Where Are Ü Now”
  • Taylor Swift Featuring Kendrick Lamar “Bad Blood”

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – POP/ROCK 

  • Nick Jonas
  • Ed Sheeran
  • Sam Smith

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – POP/ROCK

  • Ariana Grande
  • Taylor Swift
  • Meghan Trainor

FAVORITE DUO OR GROUP – POP/ROCK

  • Maroon 5
  • One Direction
  • Walk The Moon

FAVORITE ALBUM – POP/ROCK 

  • Ed Sheeran “x”
  • Sam Smith “In The Lonely Hour”
  • Taylor Swift “1989”

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – COUNTRY

  • Jason Aldean
  • Luke Bryan
  • Sam Hunt

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – COUNTRY

  • Kelsea Ballerini
  • Miranda Lambert
  • Carrie Underwood

FAVORITE DUO or GROUP - COUNTRY

  • Zac Brown Band
  • Florida Georgia Line
  • Little Big Town

FAVORITE ALBUM - COUNTRY 

  • Jason Aldean “Old Boots, New Dirt”
  • Florida Georgia Line “Anything Goes”
  • Sam Hunt “Montevallo”

FAVORITE ARTIST – RAP/HIP-HOP

  • Drake
  • Fetty Wap
  • Nicki Minaj

FAVORITE ALBUM – RAP/HIP-HOP 

  • J. Cole “2014 Forest Hills Drive”
  • Drake “If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late
  • Nicki Minaj “The Pinkprint”

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – SOUL/R&B 

  • Chris Brown
  • Trey Songz
  • The Weeknd

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – SOUL/R&B 

  • Beyoncé 
  • Mary J.  Blige
  • Rihanna

FAVORITE ALBUM – SOUL/R&B 

  • Chris Brown “X”
  • D’Angelo and The Vanguard “Black Messiah”
  • The Weeknd “Beauty Behind the Madness”

FAVORITE ARTIST - ALTERNATIVE ROCK

  • Fall Out Boy
  • Hozier
  • Walk The Moon

FAVORITE ARTIST - ADULT CONTEMPORARY 

  • Ed Sheeran
  • Taylor Swift
  • Meghan Trainor

FAVORITE ARTIST - LATIN 

  • Enrique Iglesias
  • Ricky Martin
  • Romeo Santos

FAVORITE ARTIST - CONTEMPORARY INSPIRATIONAL

  • Casting Crowns
  • Hillsong United
  • MercyMe

FAVORITE ARTIST - ELECTRONIC DANCE MUSIC (EDM)

  • Calvin Harris
  • David Guetta
  • Zedd

TOP SOUNDTRACK

 

  • Fifty Shades of Grey
  • Empire: Original Soundtrack from Season 1
  • Pitch Perfect 2

For the latest American Music Awards news, exclusive content and more, be sure to follow the AMAs on social and join the conversation by using the official hashtag for the show, #AMAs.

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