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Twenty One Pilots, Linkin Park & More Nominated For AMAs

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The nominations for the AMAs are in and while the majority of the nominees are not alternative in the slighest, some artists in our ever-growing scene have received a nomination or two for the 2017 edition of the awards!

Twenty One Pilots, Linkin Park & Imagine Dragons are in the running for the Favorite Alternative Rock Artist. U2 have received a nomination aswell for Tour Of The Year.

The full list of nominees can be found below!​

ARTIST OF THE YEAR
The Chainsmokers
Drake
Kendrick Lamar
Bruno Mars
Ed Sheeran


NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR

James Arthur
Niall Horan
Julia Michaels
Post Malone
Rae Sremmurd


COLLABORATION OF THE YEAR

The Chainsmokers feat. Halsey, “Closer”
Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee feat. Justin Bieber, “Despacito”
DJ Khaled feat. Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance the Rapper & Lil Wayne, “I’m The One”
Maroon 5 feat. Kendrick Lamar, “Don’t Wanna Know”
The Weeknd feat. Daft Punk, “Starboy”


TOUR OF THE YEAR

Garth Brooks
Coldplay
U2


VIDEO OF THE YEAR

Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee, “Despacito”
Bruno Mars, “That’s What I Like”
Ed Sheeran, “Shape of You”


FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – POP/ROCK

Drake
Bruno Mars
Ed Sheeran


FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – POP/ROCK

Alessia Cara
Lady Gaga
Rihanna


FAVORITE DUO OR GROUP – POP/ROCK

The Chainsmokers
Coldplay
Imagine Dragons


FAVORITE ALBUM – POP/ROCK

Drake, More Life
Bruno Mars, 24K Magic
The Weeknd, Starboy


FAVORITE SONG – POP/ROCK

The Chainsmokers feat. Halsey, “Closer”
Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee feat. Justin Bieber, “Despacito”
Ed Sheeran, “Shape of You”


FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – COUNTRY

Sam Hunt
Thomas Rhett
Keith Urban


FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – COUNTRY

Miranda Lambert
Maren Morris
Carrie Underwood


FAVORITE DUO OR GROUP – COUNTRY

Florida Georgia Line
Little Big Town
Old Dominion


FAVORITE ALBUM – COUNTRY
Jason Aldean, They Don’t Know
Chris Stapleton, From a Room:, Vol. 1
Keith Urban, Ripcord


FAVORITE SONG – COUNTRY
Sam Hunt, “Body Like a Back Road”
Jon Pardi, “Dirt on My Boots”
Keith Urban, “Blue Ain’t Your Color”


FAVORITE ARTIST – RAP/HIP-HOP
Drake
Kendrick Lamar
Migos


FAVORITE ALBUM – RAP/HIP-HOP
Drake, More Life
Kendrick Lamar, Damn.
Migos, Culture


FAVORITE SONG – RAP/HIP-HOP
DJ Khaled feat. Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance the Rapper & Lil Wayne, “I’m The One”
Kendrick Lamar, “Humble.”
Rae Sremmurd feat. Gucci Mane, “Black Beatles”


​FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – SOUL/R&B
Childish Gambino
Bruno Mars
The Weeknd


FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – SOUL/R&B
Beyonce
Kehlani
Rihanna


FAVORITE ALBUM – SOUL/R&B
Childish Gambino, Awaken My Love!
Bruno Mars, 24K Magic
The Weeknd, Starboy


FAVORITE SONG – SOUL/R&B
Khalid, “Location”
Bruno Mars, “That’s What I Like”
The Weeknd, “Starboy”


FAVORITE ARTIST – ALTERNATIVE ROCK
Imagine Dragons
Linkin Park
Twenty One Pilots


​FAVORITE ARTIST – ADULT CONTEMPORARY
Bruno Mars
Shawn Mendes
Ed Sheeran


FAVORITE ARTIST – LATIN

Luis Fonsi
Daddy Yankee
Shakira


FAVORITE ARTIST – CONTEMPORARY INSPIRATIONAL

Lauren Daigle
MercyMe
Chris Tomlin


FAVORITE ARTIST – ELECTRONIC DANCE MUSIC (EDM)

The Chainsmokers
Calvin Harris
DJ Snake


TOP SOUNDTRACK

Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2: Awesome Mix Vol. 2
Moana
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