This morning on Good Morning America, DNCE’s Joe Jonas and Rachel Platten helped to announce the nominees for the 2016 American Music Awards and with 13 nominations, Drake set the record for most nominations, beating Michael Jackson’s 1984 record of 11.

Drizzy is up for Artist of the Year, Favorite Male Artist, Favorite Album, Favorite Rap Artist, Favorite Rap Song and Favorite R&B song, among others; if he wins in any of these categories, it will surprisingly make it his FIRST win.

Rihanna picked up 7 nominations, Adele and Justin Bieber had 5, followed by 4 for Beyonce and The Chainsmokers.

The Chainsmokers tweeted their excitement at being nominated.

 

See the full list of nominations below. The 2016 American Music Awards will air in Los Angeles on November 20th.

 

ARTIST OF THE YEAR

  • Adele
  • Beyoncé
  • Justin Bieber
  • Drake
  • Selena Gomez
  • Ariana Grande
  • Rihanna
  • Twenty One Pilots
  • Carrie Underwood
  • The Weeknd

 

NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR UN-LEASHED BY T-MOBILE

  • Alessia Cara
  • The Chainsmokers
  • DNCE
  • Shawn Mendes
  • ZAYN

 

COLLABORATION OF THE YEAR

  • The Chainsmokers Featuring Daya “Don’t Let Me Down”
  • Drake Featuring Wizkid & Kyla “One Dance”
  • Fifth Harmony Featuring Ty Dolla $ign “Work From Home”
  • Rihanna Featuring Drake “Work”
  • Meghan Trainor Featuring John Legend “Like I’m Gonna Lose You”

 

TOUR OF THE YEAR

  • Beyoncé
  • Madonna
  • Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band

 

VIDEO OF THE YEAR

  • Justin Bieber “Sorry”
  • Desiigner “Panda”
  • Rihanna Featuring Drake “Work”

 

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – POP/ROCK

  • Justin Bieber
  • Drake
  • The Weeknd

 

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – POP/ROCK

  • Adele
  • Selena Gomez
  • Rihanna

 

FAVORITE DUO OR GROUP – POP/ROCK

  • The Chainsmokers
  • DNCE
  • Twenty One Pilots

 

FAVORITE ALBUM – POP/ROCK

  • Adele 25
  • Justin Bieber Purpose
  • Drake Views

 

FAVORITE SONG- POP/ROCK

  • Adele “Hello”
  • Justin Bieber “Love Yourself”
  • Drake Featuring Wizkid & Kyla “One Dance”

 

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – COUNTRY

  • Luke Bryan
  • Thomas Rhett
  • Blake Shelton

 

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – COUNTRY

  • Kelsea Ballerini
  • Cam
  • Carrie Underwood

 

FAVORITE DUO or GROUP – COUNTRY

  • Florida Georgia Line
  • Old Dominion
  • Zac Brown Band

 

FAVORITE ALBUM – COUNTRY

  • Luke Bryan Kill the Lights
  • Chris Stapleton Traveller
  • Carrie Underwood Storyteller

 

FAVORITE SONG – COUNTRY

  • Florida Georgia Line “H.O.L.Y.”
  • Tim McGraw “Humble And Kind”
  • Thomas Rhett “Die A Happy Man”

 

FAVORITE ARTIST – RAP/HIP-HOP

  • Drake
  • Fetty Wap
  • Future

 

FAVORITE ALBUM – RAP/HIP-HOP

  • Drake Views
  • Drake & Future What A Time To Be Alive
  • Fetty Wap Fetty Wap

 

FAVORITE SONG – RAP/HIP-HOP

  • Desiigner “Panda”
  • Drake “Hotline Bling”
  • Fetty Wap “679”

 

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – SOUL/R&B

  • Chris Brown
  • Bryson Tiller
  • The Weeknd

 

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – SOUL/R&B

  • Beyoncé
  • Janet Jackson
  • Rihanna

 

FAVORITE ALBUM – SOUL/R&B

  • Beyoncé Lemonade
  • Rihanna Anti
  • Bryson Tiller T R A P S O U L

 

FAVORITE SONG – SOUL/R&B

  • Drake Featuring Wizkid & Kyla “One Dance”
  • Rihanna Featuring Drake “Work”
  • Bryson Tiller “Don’t”

 

FAVORITE ARTIST – ALTERNATIVE ROCK

  • Coldplay
  • Twenty One Pilots
  • X Ambassadors

 

FAVORITE ARTIST – ADULT CONTEMPORARY

  • Adele
  • Rachel Platten
  • Meghan Trainor

 

FAVORITE ARTIST – LATIN

  • J Balvin
  • Enrique Iglesias
  • Nicky Jam

 

FAVORITE ARTIST – CONTEMPORARY INSPIRATIONAL

  • Lauren Daigle
  • Hillsong UNITED
  • Chris Tomlin

 

FAVORITE ARTIST – ELECTRONIC DANCE MUSIC (EDM)

  • The Chainsmokers
  • Calvin Harris
  • Major Lazer

 

TOP SOUNDTRACK

  • Purple Rain
  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens
  • Suicide Squad: The Album

 

 

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