AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS: The Nominees Are…

The first batch of nominees for the 45th annual American Music Awards was just announced on Good Morning America.

Ciara revealed the nominees for the first six award categories. The rest of the nominations will be announced later this morning. The American Music Awards will air live from Los Angeles on Sunday, November 19th on ABC.

ARTIST OF THE YEAR

  • Bruno Mars
  • Chainsmokers
  • Drake
  • Kendrick Lamar
  • Ed Sheeran       

FAVORITE SONG- POP/ROCK

  • Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee f. Justin Bieber – “Despacito”
  • Ed Sheeran -“Shape of You”
  • Chainsmokers f. Halsey– “Closer”

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – POP/ROCK 

  • Bruno Mars
  • Drake
  • Ed Sheeran

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – POP/ROCK

  • Alessia Cara
  • Lady Gaga
  • Rihanna 

FAVORITE DUO OR GROUP – POP/ROCK

  • The Chainsmokers
  • Coldplay
  • Imagine Dragons

FAVORITE ALBUM – POP/ROCK

  • Bruno Mars – 24K Magic
  • The Weeknd – Starboy
  • Drake – More Life