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See all the nominees for the 2015 American Music Awards

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The American Music Awards are a perennial pop star’s delight. Jennifer Lopez is billed to host, and Charlie Puth and Nick Jonas spent Tuesday morning announcing six categories of the 2015 crop of nominees on Good Morning America.

Taylor Swift leads the pack with six nominations. Ed Sheeran and The Weeknd, are close behind with five each. Pop-country crossover acts made a strong showing, too: Sam Hunt has three nods and Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan, and Florida Georgia Line each have two. Newcomer Kelsea Ballerini makes her first appearance with a nomination for Favorite Female Country Artist.

The show will broadcast live from Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday, Nov. 22 at 8p.m. EST on ABC. Performers and presenters have not yet been announced. A full list of nominees and categories are below. Fans can vote in each category once per day.

Artist of the Year
Sam Smith
Taylor Swift
Meghan Trainor
The Weeknd
One Direction
Luke Bryan
Ariana Grande
Maroon 5
Nicki Minaj
Ed Sheeran

Song of the Year
“See You Again”, Wiz Khalifa ft. Charlie Puth
“Uptown Funk!”, Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars
“Thinking Out Loud”, Ed Sheeran
“Blank Space”, Taylor Swift
“Can’t Feel My Face”, The Weeknd

New Artist of the Year
Fetty Wap
Sam Hunt
ToveLo
Walk The Moon
The Weeknd

Collaboration of the Year
“See You Again”, Wiz Khalifa ft. Charlie Puth

“Uptown Funk!”, Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars
“FourFiveSeconds”, Rihanna and Kanye West ft. Paul McCartney
“Where Are Ü Now”, Skrillex and Diplo ft. Justin Bieber
“Bad Blood”, Taylor Swift ft. Kendrick Lamar

Favorite Male Artist: Pop/Rock
Nick Jonas
Ed Sheeran
Sam Smith

Favorite Female Artist: Pop/Rock
Ariana Grande
Taylor Swift
Meghan Trainor

Favorite Pop/Rock Album
x, Ed Sheeran
In The Lonely Hour, Sam Smith
1989, Taylor Swift

Favorite Duo/Group: Pop/Rock
Maroon 5
One Direction
Walk the Moon

Favorite Arist EDM
Calvin Harris
David Guetta
Zedd

Favorite Female Country Artist
Kelsea Ballerini
Miranda Lambert
Carrie Underwood

Favorite Male Country Artist
Jason Aldean
Luke Bryan
Sam Hunt

Favorite Country Duo/Group
Zac Brown Band
Florida Georgia Line
Little Big Town

Favorite Country Album
Old Boots, New Dirt, Jason Aldean
Anything Goes, Florida Georgia Line
Montevallo, Sam Hunt

Favorite Artist: Adult Contemporary
Ed Sheeran
Taylor Swift
Meghan Trainor

Favorite Artist: Soul/R&B
Beyonce
Mary J. Blige
Rihanna

Favorite Soul/R&B Album
X, Chris Brown
Black Messiah, D’Angelo
Beauty Behind The Madness, The Weeknd

Favorite Artist: Rap/Hip-Hop
Drake
Fetty Wap
Nicki Minaj

Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Album
2014 Forest Hill Drive, J. Cole
If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late, Drake
The Pinkprint, Nicki Minaj

Favorite Soundtrack
Fifty Shades of Grey
Empire
Pitch Perfect 2

Favorite Arist Alternative/Rock
Fall Out Boy
Hozier
Walk the Moon

Favorite Artist Latin
Enrique Iglesias
Ricky Martin
Romeo Santos

Favorite Artist Contemporary Inspirational
Casting Crowns
Hillsong United
MercyMe