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The American Music Awards Are On Tonight!

Don't forget, the American Music Awards star studded event will air at 8PM tonight on ABC. Here's who you can expect to see performing, and who's up for awards. 

According to Billboard, Leon Bridges, along with Coldplay, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Gwen Stefani, Pentatonix, Ariana Grande, 5 Seconds of Summer, Selena Gomez, Nick Jonas, Demi Lovato, One Direction, Carrie Underwood and Walk The Moon will all be performing... Oh, and of course, the host, Jennifer Lopez, will also have a performance or two.

Billboard also says that Taylor Swift is the woman nominated for the most awards this year (not surprised).

 

And the nominees are....

ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Luke Bryan

Ariana Grande

Maroon 5

Nicki Minaj

One Direction

Ed Sheeran

Sam Smith

Taylor Swift

Meghan Trainor

The Weeknd

NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR PRESENTED BY KOHL'S

Fetty Wap

Sam Hunt

Tove Lo

Walk the Moon

The Weeknd

SONG OF THE YEAR

Wiz Khalifa feat. Charlie Puth – "See You Again"

Mark Ronson feat. Bruno Mars – "Uptown Funk!"

Ed Sheeran – "Thinking Out Loud"

Taylor Swift – "Blank Space"

The Weeknd – "Can't Feel My Face"

COLLABORATION OF THE YEAR UN-LEASHED BY T-MOBILE

Wiz Khalifa feat. Charlie Puth – "See You Again"

Rihanna & Kanye West feat. Paul McCartney – "FourFiveSeconds"

Mark Ronson feat. Bruno Mars – "Uptown Funk!"

Skrillex & Diplo feat. Justin Bieber – "Where Are Ü Now"

Taylor Swift feat. Kendrick Lamar – "Bad Blood"

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – POP/ROCK

Nick Jonas

Ed Sheeran

Sam Smith

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – POP/ROCK

Ariana Grande

Taylor Swift

Meghan Trainor

FAVORITE DUO OR GROUP – POP/ROCK

Maroon 5

One Direction

Walk the Moon

FAVORITE ALBUM – POP/ROCK

Ed Sheeran – x

Sam Smith – In the Lonely Hour

Taylor Swift – 1989

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – COUNTRY

Jason Aldean

Luke Bryan

Sam Hunt

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – COUNTRY

Kelsea Ballerini

Miranda Lambert

Carrie Underwood

FAVORITE DUO OR GROUP – COUNTRY

Zac Brown Band

Florida Georgia Line

Little Big Town

FAVORITE ALBUM – COUNTRY

Jason Aldean – Old Boots, New Dirt

Florida Georgia Line – Anything Goes

Sam Hunt – Montevallo

FAVORITE ARTIST – RAP/HIP-HOP

Drake

Fetty Wap

Nicki Minaj

FAVORITE ALBUM – RAP/HIP-HOP

Cole – 2014 Forest Hills Drive

Drake – If You're Reading This It's Too Late

Nicki Minaj – The Pinkprint

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – SOUL/R&B

Chris Brown

Trey Songz

The Weeknd

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – SOUL/R&B

Beyoncé

Mary J. Blige

Rihanna

FAVORITE ALBUM – SOUL/R&B

Chris Brown – X

D'Angelo and The Vanguard – Black Messiah

The Weeknd – Beauty Behind the Madness

FAVORITE ARTIST – ALTERNATIVE ROCK

Fall Out Boy

Hozier

Walk the Moon

FAVORITE ARTIST – ADULT CONTEMPORARY

Ed Sheeran

Taylor Swift

Meghan Trainor

FAVORITE ARTIST – LATIN

Enrique Iglesias

Ricky Martin

Romeo Santos

FAVORITE ARTIST – CONTEMPORARY INSPIRATIONAL

Casting Crowns

Hillsong United

MercyMe

FAVORITE ARTIST – ELECTRONIC DANCE MUSIC (EDM)

Calvin Harris

David Guetta

Zedd

TOP SOUNDTRACK

Fifty Shades of Grey

Empire: Original Soundtrack from Season 1

Pitch Perfect 2

(Nominee list courtesy of E!)

 

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Amy Cooper is a writer and pop culture fact nerd, and on multiple occasions has been referred to as a “Walking iPod.”