Bad Bunny leads with 8; Beyoncé, Drake and Taylor Swift Grab 6 (full list)

Puerto Rican rapper Bad Bunny leads the pack with eight nominations at ABC’s American Music Awards, announced Thursday morning, while Beyoncé, Drake and Taylor Swift each picked up six.

The fan-based awards include nominations for several powerhouse artists, but overall the wealth was spread across 40 artists on the list who received their first nominations.

Dove Cameron, Gayle, Latto, Måneskin and Steve Lacy were each nominated for New Artist of the Year.

On the other hand, two nods for Elton John make the British legend the most recognized entertainer in AMA history, having earned his first nomination in 1974.

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Bad Bunny’s nods include his first for Entertainer of the Year. He will face Beyoncé, Taylor Swift, Drake, Harry Styles, Adele and The Weeknd. Swift is the current record holder for most wins in this category with six. She also holds the record for most AMA wins of all time with 34.

BTS won the top prize last year.

Beyoncé and Swift will also go head-to-head for favorite female pop artist and favorite pop album.

If he won in all eight categories in which he is nominated, Bad Bunny would join Michael Jackson and Whitney Houston for the most awards by an artist in a single year. He is also up for Favorite Touring Artist, Favorite Music Video, Favorite Male Pop Artist, Favorite Pop Album, Favorite Male Latin Artist, Favorite Latin Album, and Favorite Latin Song.

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This year’s show adds several new categories, including Favorite K-Pop Artist, the first-ever AMA category dedicated to the K-Pop genre, as well as Favorite Afrobeats Artist, Favorite Rock Song, and Favorite Rock Album.

Fan voting for most awards is now open, either via VoteAMAs.com Where Twitter. Voting for favorite K-Pop artist will open on November 1.

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here is a complete list nominees:

ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Adele

bad bunny

Beyonce

Duck

Harry Styles

Taylor Swift

The weekend

NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Dove Cameron

GAILLE

Latte

Maneskin

Steve Lacy

COLLABORATION OF THE YEAR

Carolina Gaitán, Mauro Castillo, Adassa, Rhenzy Feliz, Diane Guerrero, Stephanie Beatriz & Encanto Cast “We don’t talk about Bruno”

Elton John & Dua Lipa “Cold Heart – PNAU Remix”

Future ft. Drake & Time “WAIT FOR U”

Lil Nas X ft. Jack Harlow “BABY INDUSTRY”

The Kid LAROI & Justin Bieber “STAY”

FAVORITE TOURING ARTIST

bad bunny

cold play

Ed Sheeran

Elton John

The rolling stones

FAVORITE MUSIC VIDEO

Adele “Easy On Me”

Bad Bunny ft. Chencho Corleone “Me Porto Bonito”

Harry Styles “as he was”

Lil Nas X ft. Jack Harlow “BABY INDUSTRY”

Taylor Swift “Too Good: The Short Film”

FAVORITE MALE POP ARTIST

bad bunny

Duck

Ed Sheeran

Harry Styles

The weekend

FAVORITE FEMALE POP ARTIST

Adele

Beyonce

Doja Cat

Lizzo

Taylor Swift

FAVORITE POP DUO OR GROUP

BTS

cold play

imagine Dragons

Maneskin

a republic

FAVORITE POP ALBUM

Adele “30”

Bad Bunny “Un Verano Sin Ti”

Beyoncé “Rebirth”

Harry Styles “Harry’s House”

Taylor Swift “Red (Taylor’s Version)”

Dawn FM Weekend

FAVORITE POP SONG

Adele “Easy On Me”

Carolina Gaitán, Mauro Castillo, Adassa, Rhenzy Feliz, Diane Guerrero, Stephanie Beatriz & Encanto Cast “We don’t talk about Bruno”

Harry Styles “as he was”

Lizzo “About Fucking Time”

The Kid LAROI & Justin Bieber “STAY”

FAVORITE MALE COUNTRY ARTIST

Chris Stapleton

Cody Johnson

Luc Combes

Morgan Wallen

Walker Hayes

FAVORITE FEMALE COUNTRY ARTIST

Carrie Underwood

Lainey Wilson

Maren Morris

Miranda Lambert

Taylor Swift

FAVORITE COUNTRY DUO OR GROUP

Dan + Shay

Lady A

Old Dominion

Parmaled

Zac Brown Band

FAVORITE COUNTRY ALBUM

Carrie Underwood “Denim & Strass”

Luke Combs “Growing Up”

Cody Johnson “Human: The Double Album”

Taylor Swift “Red (Taylor’s Version)”

Walker Hayes “Country Stuff: The Album”

FAVORITE COUNTRY SONG

Chris Stapleton “You should probably leave”

Cody Johnson “Until You Can’t”

Dustin Lynch ft. MacKenzie Porter “Thinking of You”

Jordan Davis with Luke Bryan “Buy Dirt”

Morgan Wallen “wasted on you”

FAVORITE MALE HIP-HOP ARTIST

Duck

Coming

Kendrick Lamar

Little baby

Lil Durk

FAVORITE HIP-HOP FEMALE ARTIST

Cardi B

GloRilla

Latte

Megan you stallion

Nicki Minaj

FAVORITE HIP-HOP ALBUM

Future “I NEVER LOVED YOU”

Gunna “DS4EVER”

Kendrick Lamar “Mr. Morale and Big Steps”

Lil Durk “7220”

Polo G “Hall of Fame 2.0”

FAVORITE HIP-HOP SONG

Future ft. Drake & Time “WAIT FOR U”

Jack Harlow “First Class”

Kodak Black “Super Gremlin”

Latto “Great Energy”

Lil Nas X ft. Jack Harlow “BABY INDUSTRY”

FAVORITE MALE R&B ARTIST

Brent Faiyaz

Chris Brown

OVERLOOK

lucky day

The weekend

FAVORITE FEMALE R&B ARTIST

Beyonce

Doja Cat

Muni long

summer walker

SZA

FAVORITE R&B ALBUM

Beyoncé “Rebirth”

Drake “Honestly, it doesn’t matter”

Silk Sonic (Bruno Mars & Anderson .Paak) “An Evening with Silk Sonic”

Summer Walker “Always On It”

Dawn FM Weekend

FAVORITE R&B SONG

Beyoncé “BREAK MY SOUL”

Muni Long “Hrs And Hrs”

Silk Sonic (Bruno Mars & Anderson .Paak) “Smoking by the Window”

SZA “I hate you”

Wizkid ft. Time “Essence”

FAVORITE MALE LATIN ARTIST

bad bunny

farruko

J Balvin

jhayco

Rauw Alejandro

FAVORITE LATIN ARTIST

Anita

Becky G

Kali Uchis

CAROL G

ROSALIA

FAVORITE LATIN DUO OR GROUP

Banda MS by Sergio Lizárraga

Caliber 50

Eslabon Armado

Group Firm

Yahritza Y Su Esencia

FAVORITE LATIN ALBUM

Bad Bunny “Un Verano Sin Ti”

Farruko “The 167”

J Balvin “JOSE”

Rauw Alejandro “Vice Versa”

ROSALIA “MOTOMAMI”

FAVORITE LATIN SONG

Bad Bunny ft. Chencho Corleone “Me Porto Bonito”

Becky G x KAROL G “MAMIII”

KAROL G “PROVENZA”

Rauw Alejandro “Todo de Ti”

Sebastian Yatra “Dos Oruguitas”

FAVORITE ROCK ARTIST

imagine Dragons

Machine Gun Kelly

Maneskin

Hot red peppers

The Luminous

FAVORITE ROCK SONG

Foo Fighters “Love Dies Young”

Imagine Dragons x JID “Enemy”

Kate Bush “Run Up That Hill (A Deal With God)”

Maneskin “Begin'”

Red Hot Chili Peppers “Black Summer”

FAVORITE ROCK ALBUM

Coldplay “Music of the Spheres”

Ghost “Impera”

Imagine Dragons “Mercury – Act 1”

Machine Gun Kelly “consumer sale”

Red Hot Chili Peppers “Unlimited Love”

FAVORITE INSPIRED ARTIST

Anne Wilson

for ROI and COUNTRY

Katy Nichole

Matthew West

Phil Wickham

FAVORITE GOSPEL ARTIST

CeCe Winans

DOE

Dewey Smith

Maverick Town Music

Tamela Mann

FAVORITE DANCE/ELECTRONIC ARTIST

Diploma

Marshmallow

Swedish house mafia

chain smokers

Tiesto

FAVORITE SOUNDTRACK

“ELVIS”

“Encanta”

“Sing 2”

“Stranger Things: Netflix Series Original Soundtrack, Season 4”

Top Gun: Maverick

FAVORITE AFROBEATS ARTIST

Burna Boy

Kay

Fireboy DML

Time

Assistant

FAVORITE K-POP ARTIST

Black Rose

BTS

Seventeen

Tomorrow x Together

Twice

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