Post Malone, Ariana Grande & Billie Eilish Score Top Nominations for 2019 American Music Awards

The 2019 AMAs will air LIVE from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday, November 24th @ 8PM ET/PT on ABC.

The nominees for the 2019 American Music Awards have been announced and Post Malone, Ariana Grande and Billie Eilish are leading the pack with the most nominations.

Post Malone — a two-time AMA winner himself — is the most nominated artist this year with seven total nominations, including Artist of the Year, Collaboration of the Year and Favorite Male Artist – Pop/Rock. Three-time AMA winner, Ariana Grande, and first-time AMA nominee, Billie Eilish, each received six nods including Favorite Music Video, Favorite Social Artist, Favorite Female Artist – Pop/Rock and Favorite Album – Pop/Rock. Lil Nas X and Taylor Swift are tied with five nominations each, followed by Billy Ray CyrusKhalid and Ella Mai with four each.

In addition, nominees for the coveted Artist of the Year category are Drake, Ariana Grande, Halsey, Post Malone and Taylor Swift. Swift is the current record holder for most wins in this category with four wins. Swift could also go on to surpass Michael Jackson’s record for most AMA wins of all time, 24, should she win in two of the five categories she’s nominated in. Swift and Alabama are currently tied with 23 all-time AMA wins.

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Chart-topping artist and AMA nominee Ella Mai today announced the AMAs nominees in four categories LIVE on ABC’s Good Morning America followed by additional nominees announced via the AMAs social media accounts, including three categories which launched the AMAs TikTok profile. Rounding out the morning, Mai also announced nominees via Billboard Magazine’s social media platforms

Voting is now open for all AMAs categories. Fans can access the official voting ballot for the AMAs directly by visiting goo.gle/AMAsVote or by going to Google.com and using the search terms “AMAs Vote” or “[Nominee Name] AMAs Vote.” Fans can submit up to 30 votes per category per day per Google account while voting is open. Voting will close on Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at 11:59:59 p.m. PT.

Check out the full list of nominees and categories below, and make sure to catch the 2019 AMAs LIVE from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday, November 24th @ 8PM ET/PT on ABC.

“2019 AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS” NOMINEES

ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Drake

Ariana Grande

Halsey

Post Malone

Taylor Swift

NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Luke Combs

Billie Eilish

Lil Nas X

Lizzo

Ella Mai

COLLABORATION OF THE YEAR

Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper “Shallow”

Lil Nas X ft. Billy Ray Cyrus “Old Town Road”

Marshmello & Bastille “Happier”

Shawn Mendes & Camila Cabello “Señorita”

Post Malone & Swae Lee “Sunflower (Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse)”

TOUR OF THE YEAR

BTS

Ariana Grande

Elton John

P!nk

Ed Sheeran

FAVORITE MUSIC VIDEO

Billie Eilish “bad guy”

Ariana Grande “7 rings”

Halsey “Without Me”

Lil Nas X ft. Billy Ray Cyrus “Old Town Road”

Taylor Swift “You Need to Calm Down”

FAVORITE SOCIAL ARTIST

BTS

Billie Eilish

EXO

Ariana Grande

Shawn Mendes

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – POP/ROCK 

Drake

Khalid

Post Malone

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – POP/ROCK 

Billie Eilish

Ariana Grande

Taylor Swift

FAVORITE DUO OR GROUP – POP/ROCK 

BTS

Jonas Brothers

Panic! At The Disco

FAVORITE ALBUM – POP/ROCK 

Billie Eilish “When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?”

Ariana Grande “thank u, next”

Taylor Swift “Lover”

FAVORITE SONG – POP/ROCK

Halsey “Without Me”

Jonas Brothers “Sucker”

Lil Nas X ft. Billy Ray Cyrus “Old Town Road”

Panic! At The Disco “High Hopes”

Post Malone & Swae Lee “Sunflower (Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse)”

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – COUNTRY 

Kane Brown

Luke Combs

Thomas Rhett

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – COUNTRY 

Kelsea Ballerini

Maren Morris

Carrie Underwood

FAVORITE DUO or GROUP – COUNTRY 

Dan + Shay

Florida Georgia Line

Old Dominion

FAVORITE ALBUM – COUNTRY 

Kane Brown “Experiment”

Dan + Shay “Dan + Shay”

Carrie Underwood “Cry Pretty”

FAVORITE SONG – COUNTRY 

Luke Combs “Beautiful Crazy”

Dan + Shay “Speechless”

Blake Shelton “God’s Country”

FAVORITE ARTIST – RAP/HIP-HOP 

Cardi B

Drake

Post Malone

FAVORITE ALBUM – RAP/HIP-HOP 

Meek Mill “Championships”

Post Malone “Hollywood’s Bleeding”

Travis Scott “Astroworld”

FAVORITE SONG – RAP/HIP-HOP 

Lil Nas X ft. Billy Ray Cyrus “Old Town Road”

Post Malone “Wow.”

Travis Scott “SICKO MODE”

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – SOUL/R&B 

Chris Brown

Khalid

Bruno Mars

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – SOUL/R&B 

Beyoncé

Lizzo

Ella Mai

FAVORITE ALBUM – SOUL/R&B 

Chris Brown “Indigo”

Khalid “Free Spirit”

Ella Mai “Ella Mai”

FAVORITE SONG – SOUL/R&B

Khalid “Talk”

Lizzo “Juice”

Ella Mai “Trip”

FAVORITE ARTIST – ALTERNATIVE ROCK

Billie Eilish

Imagine Dragons

Panic! At The Disco

FAVORITE ARTIST – ADULT CONTEMPORARY

Maroon 5

P!nk

Taylor Swift

 

FAVORITE ARTIST – LATIN 

Bad Bunny

J Balvin

Ozuna

FAVORITE ARTIST – CONTEMPORARY INSPIRATIONAL

Lauren Daigle

for KING & COUNTRY

MercyMe

FAVORITE ARTIST – ELECTRONIC DANCE MUSIC (EDM)

Avicii

Marshmello

The Chainsmokers

FAVORITE SOUNDTRACK

“A Star is Born” by Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper

“Bohemian Rhapsody” by Queen

“Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse”

 

Juliet Schroder

Written by Juliet Schroder

Juliet is the founder and executive producer/host of Celeb Secrets and Celeb Secrets Country. When not reporting on the latest news in pop culture and country music, she enjoys traveling, spending time with friends and family, and exploring the latest fashion trends.

Juliet holds a B.S. in marketing from St. John's University.