Taylor Swift and Ed Sheeran perform at the 2012 Jingle Ball

Taylor Swift continues her reign over the pop world by dominating the 2015 American Music Awards nominations. Swift tops the list with six, but her former tour partner Ed Sheeran and The Weend are right behind her with five.

All three land in the Artist of the Year category alongside Luke Brian, Ariana Grande, Maroon 5, Nicki Minaj, One Direction, Sam Smith and Meghan Trainor. The packed category will be narrowed down to five on Nov. 11 via fan voting.

The Weeknd also adds a category with New Artist of the Year where he’ll battle Walk the Moon, Sam Hunt, Tove Lo and Fetty Wap for a trophy. One Direction also nabs two nominations before their 2016 hiatus.

The American Music Awards, hosted by Jennifer Lopez, air Sunday, Nov. 22 on ABC.

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 Featuring Charlie Puth “See You Again”
Mark Ronson Featuring 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 Featuring Charlie Puth “See You Again”
Rihanna & Kanye West Featuring Paul McCartney “FourFiveSeconds”
Mark Ronson Featuring Bruno Mars “Uptown Funk!”
Skrillex & Diplo Featuring Justin Bieber “Where Are Ü Now”
Taylor Swift Featuring 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

J. 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

Posted by:Megan Vick