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Drake beats Michael Jackson's AMA record with 13 nominations

Updated: Oct 15, 2016 10:25 IST
Washington D.C. [USA], Oct. 15 (ANI): With 13 nominations, Drake set a new record for the most American Music Awards nominations beating Michael Jackson's 11 nods in 1984.

Among the nominations for the 29-year-old rapper are ' Artist of the Year', ' Favorite Male Artist' and 'Favorite Album' in two categories (pop/rock and rap/hip-hop) for his 2016 album, 'Views.'

Drake's hitmaker 'Hotline Bling' is nominated for 'Favorite Song' in the rap/hip-hop category, that also has 'Panda' by Desiigner and '679'by Fetty Wap nominated for the title.

In the 'Favorite Song' for soul/RandB category, Drake's 'One Dance' (featuring Wizkid & Kyla) is nominated along with his ex-flame, Rihanna's 'Work' (featuring Drake).

Other nominations include 'Best Hip-Hop Video', 'Collaboration Of The Year' for 'One Dance' (featuring Wizkid & Kyla), 'Favorite Artist' in the rap/hip-hop category.

The 'Controlla' singer broke a 32-year long record set by MJ back in 1984 AMA nominations.

Here is the complete list of nominees below:

ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Adele

Beyonce

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

Beyonce

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

Beyonce

Janet Jackson

Rihanna

FAVORITE ALBUM - SOUL/R&B

Beyonce '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

Rihanna was just behind Drake with seven nominations for the 2016 AMAs, while Adele and Justin Bieber picked up five nominations each, followed by four nods each for Beyonce and The Chainsmokers and three for Bryson Tiller, Twenty One Pilots, Carrie Underwood, Fetty Wap and The Weeknd.

The show will be broadcast live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on November 20 on ABC. (ANI)

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