Chart: The hits of the American Music Awards nominees

All nominees were announced Thursday for the 22nd annual American Music Awards, which will air live Nov. 18 from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Ariana Grande is up for three awards, including female…

Chart: The hits of the American Music Awards nominees

All nominees were announced Thursday for the 22nd annual American Music Awards, which will air live Nov. 18 from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

Ariana Grande is up for three awards, including female artist of the year, two days after releasing a six-song album, “Sweetener.” Her recent single, “God Is a Woman,” featuring Nicki Minaj, leads the 2019 race for top hip-hop artist.

The Chainsmokers and Florida Georgia Line lead with five nominations each, including artist of the year. SZA and Camila Cabello have four nominations each.

Jay-Z’s “4:44” is up for album of the year, and Camila Cabello’s “Camila” is up for pop/rock album. Migos’ “Culture II” will compete for rap album, while Kelsea Ballerini’s “Unapologetically” and Cardi B’s “Invasion of Privacy” are up for soul/R&B album.

Colin Jost and Michael Che of “Saturday Night Live” will host the AMAs.

Here’s a full list of the 2018 nominees:

Artist of the Year

Alessia Cara

The Chainsmokers

Camila Cabello

Cardi B

Drake

Imagine Dragons

Post Malone

Ed Sheeran

Justin Timberlake

Twenty One Pilots

Dua Lipa

Luke Bryan

Chris Stapleton

Florida Georgia Line

Carrie Underwood

Favorite Male Artist — Pop/Rock

Drake

Post Malone

Bruno Mars

Favorite Female Artist — Pop/Rock

Camila Cabello

Cardi B

Dua Lipa

Favorite Duo or Group — Pop/Rock

The Chainsmokers

Coldplay

Imagine Dragons

Favorite Album — Pop/Rock

Drake, “Scorpion”

The Chainsmokers, “Aplin”

Dua Lipa, “Dua Lipa”

Favorite Song — Pop/Rock

Camila Cabello, “Havana”

Drake, “God’s Plan”

Dua Lipa, “New Rules”

Favorite Male Artist — Country

Kane Brown

Luke Bryan

Thomas Rhett

Favorite Female Artist — Country

Kelsea Ballerini

Maren Morris

Carrie Underwood

Favorite Duo or Group — Country

Dan + Shay

Florida Georgia Line

LANCO

Favorite Album — Country

Kane Brown, “Kane Brown”

Luke Combs, “This One’s For You”

Thomas Rhett, “Life Changes”

Favorite Song — Country

Kane Brown, “Heaven”

Dan + Shay, “Tequila”

Bebe Rexha and Florida Georgia Line, “Meant to Be”

Favorite Artist — Rap/Hip-Hop

Cardi B

Drake

Post Malone

Favorite Album — Rap/Hip-Hop

Drake, “Scorpion”

Drake, “Scorpion”

Post Malone, “Beerbongs & Bentleys”

Favorite Song — Rap/Hip-Hop

Cardi B, “Bodak Yellow (Money Moves)”

Drake, “God’s Plan”

Post Malone, “rockstar”

Favorite Artist — Soul/R&B

Khalid

Rihanna

SZA

Favorite Album — Soul/R&B

Khalid, “American Teen”

SZA, “CTRL”

XXXTentacion, “17”

Favorite Song — Soul/R&B

Khalid, “Young Dumb & Broke”

Migos, “Walk It Talk It”

Rihanna, “Needed Me”

Favorite Artist — Alternative Rock

Imagine Dragons

Panic! At the Disco

Portugal. The Man

Favorite Artist — Adult Contemporary

Shawn Mendes

P!NK

Ed Sheeran

Favorite Artist — Latin

J Balvin

Daddy Yankee

Luis Fonsi

Favorite Artist — Contemporary Inspirational

Lauren Daigle

MercyMe

Zach Williams

Favorite Artist — Electronic Dance Music (EDM)

The Chainsmokers

Marshmello

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