Taylor Swift Dominates American Music Awards Nominations

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Pop star Taylor Swift looks set to win big at the American Music Awards after scooping six nominations.

The Blank Space singer is up for Artist of the Year, Favorite Female Artist – Pop/Rock, Song of the Year for “Blank Space,” Collaboration of the Year for “Bad Blood” with Kendrick Lamar, Favorite Artist – Adult Contemporary, and Favorite Album – Pop/Rock for 1989.

She will compete against Ariana Grande and Meghan Trainor in the female category, while she will go up against her pal Ed Sheeran and Trainor for the Adult Contemporary prize.

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Other nominees for Song of the Year include “See You Again” by Wiz Khalifa and Charlie Puth, “Uptown Funk” by Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars, Ed Sheeran’s “Thinking Out Loud” and The Weeknd’s “Can’t Feel My Face.”

In the album category, Swift’s 1989 will do battle with Sheeran’s X and Sam Smith’s In The Lonely Hour. All three acts are up for Artist of the Year alongside a host of stars including Grande, Nicki Minaj, Luke Bryan, Trainor and One Direction.

Sheeran, who trails Swift with five nods, will battle Sam Smith and Joe Jonas for Favorite Male Artist – Pop/Rock, while One Direction, Maroon 5 and Walk the Moon are named in the Favorite Duo/Group – Pop/Rock category.

Winners will be announced on November 22 at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. The ceremony will be hosted by Jennifer Lopez.

The main nominations are below.

Artist Of The Year:

Luke Bryan

Ariana Grande

Nicki Minaj

Maroon 5

Ed Sheeran

Sam Smith

Taylor Swift

One Direction

Meghan Trainor

The Weeknd

Song Of The Year:

Wiz Khalifa and Charlie Puth, See You Again

Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars, Uptown Funk

Ed Sheeran, Thinking Out Loud

Taylor Swift, Blank Space

The Weeknd, Can’t Feel My Face

Favorite Pop/Rock Album:

Ed Sheeran, X

Sam Smith, In The Lonely Hour

Taylor Swift, 1989

Favorite Female Pop/Rock Artist:

Taylor Swift

Ariana Grande

Meghan Trainor

Favorite Male Pop/Rock Artist:

Joe Jonas

Ed Sheeran

Sam Smith

Favorite Duo/Group: Pop/Rock:

Maroon 5

One Direction

Walk the Moon

New Artist Of The Year:

Fetty Wap

Sam Hunt

Tove Lo

Walk The Moon

The Weeknd

Favorite Artist: Rap/Hip-Hop:

Drake

Fetty Wap

Nicki Minaj

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