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Taylor Swift manages to always take the lead in nominations for most major music awards shows — Grammys, yep. MTV Awards, always. American Music Awards, absolutely. This time, however, two other mega stars are stepping in.

On Monday morning, Rachel Platten and Joe Jonas announced the nominations for the 2016 American Music Awards on Good Morning America, and taking the lead are Drake and Rihanna.

The apparent lovebirds both set records for most American Music Award nominations — Drizzy is being praised after officially earning 13 nods, including Artist of the Year, Favorite Male Artist, Favorite Album and Favorite Rap Song.

Rihanna fell right behind Drizzy, garnering seven nominations, including Artist of the Year and Video of the Year for her and Drake’s track, “Work.”

Other major names picking up nods, Adele, Justin Bieber and The Weeknd. All three landed under the Artist of the Year category –Both Weeknd and Justin also landed under Favorite Male Artist, Pop/Rock.  

See below for a complete list of nominees.

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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