AWARDS TRACKER THE AMAS

Chicago Sun-Times - - LIFE -

Bruno Mars is the top nom­i­nee with eight nods at the Amer­i­can Mu­sic Awards. The nom­i­na­tions were an­nounced Thurs­day for the fan- voted awards, with an all­male lineup for the top prize of artist of the year. Mars will com­pete against The Chainsmok­ers, Drake, Ken­drick La­mar and Ed Sheeran. The Chainsmok­ers, Drake, La­mar, Sheeran and The Weeknd had the sec­ond- high­est num­ber of nom­i­na­tions with five each. Justin Bieber, Daddy Yan­kee and Luis Fonsi re­ceived four nom­i­na­tions each, in­clud­ing fa­vorite pop/ rock song for their hit col­lab­o­ra­tion ‘ Des­pac­ito.’ Keith Ur­ban leads coun­try artists with three nom­i­na­tions.

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