American Music Awards 2016: List of Nominees & Winners

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Selena Gomez performs at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

It’s the 2016 American Music Awards, and everyone’s favorite artists will hit the stage to perform their best songs. Jay Pharoah and Gigi Hadid will host this year, and in a recent interview with the Hollywood Reporter, the 21-year-old model said that she and her co-host may “break into a little musical thing” during Sunday night’s festivities. The A-list performers lineup includes fan-favorites like John Legend, Shawn Mendes, Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj (who will be performing their hit song “Side to Side”) and The Weeknd.

Read on for a list of the nominees. (*This post will be updated with winners during the ceremony)

Artist of the Year
Justin Bieber
Selena Gomez
Ariana Grande- Winner
Carrie Underwood

New Artist of the Year
Alessia Cara
The Chainsmokers
Shawn Mendez
Zayn- Winner

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”- Winner
Rihanna Featuring Drake “Work”
Meghan Trainor Featuring John Legend “Like I’m Gonna Lose You”

Tour of the Year
Beyoncé- Winner
Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band

Video of the Year
Justin Bieber “Sorry”- Winner
Desiigner “Panda”
Rihanna Featuring Drake “Work”

Favorite Male Artist – Pop/Rock
Justin Bieber- Winner
The Weeknd

Favorite Female Artist – Pop/Rock
Selena Gomez- Winner

Favorite Duo or Group – Pop/Rock
The Chainsmokers
Twenty One Pilots- Winner

Favorite Album – Pop/Rock
Adele “25”
Justin Bieber “Purpose”- Winner
Drake “Views”

Favorite Song – Pop/Rock
Adele “Hello”
Justin Bieber “Love Yourself”- Winner
Drake Featuring Wizkid & Kyle “One Dance”

Favorite Male Artist – Country
Luke Bryan
Thomas Rhett
Blake Shelton – Winner

Favorite Female Artist – Country
Kelsea Ballerini
Carrie Underwood – Winner

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”- Winner

Favorite Song – Country
Florida Georgia Line “H.O.L.Y.”
Tim McGraw “Humble And Kind”- Winner
Thomas Rhett “Die a Happy Man”

Favorite Artist – Rap/Hip-hop
Drake- Winner
Fetty Wap

Favorite Album – Rap/Hip-hop
Drake “Views”- Winner
Drake & Future “What A Time to be Alive”
Fetty Wap “Fetty Wap”

Favorite Song – Rap/Hip-hop
Desiigner “Panda”
Drake “Hotline Bling”- Winner
Fetty Wap “679”

Favorite Male Artist – Sou/ R&B
Chris Brown- Winner
Bryson Tiller
The Weeknd

Favorite Female Artist – Soul/R&B
Janet Jackson
Rihanna- Winner

Favorite Album – Soul/R&B
Beyonce “Lemonade”
Rihanna “Anti”- Winner
Bryson Tiller “TRAPSOUL”

Favorite Song – Soul/R&B
Drake Featuring Wizkid & Kyla “One Dance”
Rihanna Featuring Drake “Work”- Winner
Bryson Tiller “Don’t”

Favorite Artist – Alternative Rock
Twenty One Pilots- Winner
X Ambassadors

Favorite Artist – Adult Contemporary
Adele- Winner
Rachel Platten
Meghan Trainor

Favorite Artist – Latin
J Balvin
Enrique Iglesias- Winner
Nicky Jam

Favorite Artist – Contemporary Inspirational
Lauren Daigle
Hillsong UNITED – Winner
Chris Tomlin

Favorite Artist – EDM
The Chainsmokers- Winner
Calvin Harris
Major Lazer

Top Soundtrack
Purple Rain- Winner
Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Suicide Squad: The Album