On October 24 Dick Clark Productions revealed the nominees for the American Music Awards. Hip-Hop artist Post Malone leads the way with seven nominations. Ariana Grande and Billie Eilish each received six nods with Little Nas X, Taylor Swift, Billy Ray Cyrus, Ella Mai, Khalid, BTS, Dan + Shay, Drake, Halsey, Lizzo, Luke Combs, an Panic! At the Disco all received multiple nominations. Bradley Cooper, Carrie Underwood, Chris Brown, the Jonas Brothers, Kane Brown, Lady Gaga, Marshmello, P!nk, Shawn Mendes, Swae Lee, and Travis Scott each received two nominations each.

The 2019 edition of the American Music Awards will be held November 24 in Los Angeles.

The current record holder for the most AMA’s is Michael Jackson with 24; however pop princess Taylor Swift is right on his heels with 23 and can surpass Jackson if she wins just two of her five nominations.

The American Music Awards is a fan voted award and fans can cast their votes on the AMA website – theamas.com.

American Music Award nominees:
Artist of the Year:
Ariana Grande
Post Malone
Taylor Swift

New Artist of the Year:
Luke Combs
Billie Eilish
Lil Nas X
Ella Mai

Collaboration of the Year:
Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper for “Shallow”
Lil Nas X and Billy Ray Cyrus for “Old Town Road”
Marshmello and Bastille for “Happier
Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello for “Señorita”
Post Malone and Swae Lee for “Sunflower”

Tour of the Year:
Ariana Grande
Sir Elton John
Ed Sheeren

Favorite Music Video:
Billie Eilish for “Bad Guy”
Ariana Grande for “7 Rings”
Halsey for “Without Me”
Lil Nas X and Billy Ray Cyrus for “Old Town Road”
Taylor Swift for “You Need to Calm Down”

Favorite Social Artist:
Billie Eilish
Ariana Grande
Shawn Mendes

Favorite Pop, Rock Male Artist:
Post Malone

Favorite Pop, Rock Female Artist:
Billie Eilish
Ariana Grande
Taylor Swift

Favorite Pop, Rock Duo or Group:
the Jonas Brothers
Panic! At the Disco

Favorite Pop, Rock Album:
When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?” by Billie Eilish
“Thank U, Next” by Ariana Grande
“Lover” by Taylor Swift

Favorite Pop, Rock Song:
“Without Me” by Halsey
“Sucker” by the Jonas Brothers
“Old Town Road” by Lil Nas X and Billy Ray Cyrus
“High Hopes” by Panic! At the Disco
“Sunflower” by Post Malone and Swae Lee

Favorite Country Male Artist:
Kane Brown
Luke Combs
Thomas Rhett

Favorite Country Female Artist:
Kelsea Ballerini
Maren Morris
Carrie Underwood

Favorite Country Duo or Group:
Dan + Shay
Florida Georgia Line
Old Dominion

Favorite Country Album:
“Experiment” by Kane Brown
“Dan + Shay” by Dan + Shay
“Cry Pretty” by Carrie Underwood

Favorite Country Song:
“Beautiful Crazy” by Luke Combs
“Speechless” by Dan + Shay
“God’s Country” by Blake Shelton

Favorite Rap or Hip-Hop Artist:
Cardi B
Post Malone

Favorite Rap or Hip-Hop Album:
“Championships” by Meek Mill
“Hollywood’s Bleeding” by Post Malone
“Astroworld” by Travis Scott

Favorite Rap or Hip-Hop Song:
“Old Town Road” by Lil Nas X and Billy Ray Cyrus
“Wow” by Post Malone
“Sicko Mode” by Travis Scott

Favorite Soul or R&B Artist:
Chris Brown
Bruno Mars

Favorite Soul or R&B Female Artist:
Ella Mai

Favorite Soul or R&B Album:
“Indigo” by Chris Brown
“Free Spirit” by Khalid
“Ella Mai” by Ella Mai

Favorite Soul or R&B Song:
“Talk” by Khalid
“Juice” by Lizzo
“Trip” by Ella Mai

Favorite Alternative Rock Artist:
Billlie Eilish
Imagine Dragons
Panic! At the Disco

Favorite Adult Contemporary Artist:
Maroon 5
Taylor Swift

Favorite Latin Artist:
Bad Bunny
J Balvin

Favorite Contemporary Inspirational Artist:
Lauren Daigle
For King & Country

Favorite Electronic Dance Music Artist:
The Chainsmokers

Favorite Soundtrack:
“A Stary is Born” by Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper
“Bohemian Rhapsody” by Queen
“Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse”