Drake beats Michael Jackson's AMA record with 13 nominations

| Updated: Oct 15, 2016 15:55 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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